1 It would probably be difficult with Rhett acting so foolishly about Bonnie and probably wanting a son next year, for all that he said he'd drown any boy she gave him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER LI
2 But now the flood was shot through with glory, and it was harder to drown at sunrise than in darkness.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
3 Such, gentlemen, is the inflexibility of sea-usages and the instinctive love of neatness in seamen; some of whom would not willingly drown without first washing their faces.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
4 It was a ghost that would not drown; it followed him, it seized upon him and beat him to the ground.
5 I have often sung to drown my sorrow, but seldom to express my happiness.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick DouglassGet Context In CHAPTER II
6 If you ever deny it again I'll drown you.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark TwainGet Context In CHAPTER XXX.
7 But the duck swam quickly to her, seized her head in its beak and drew her into the water, and there the old witch had to drown.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm GrimmGet Context In FUNDEVOGEL
8 Father, you know very well that the general was not a man to drown himself in despair, and people do not bathe in the Seine in the month of January.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 12. Father and Son.
9 Dantes would have shouted, but he knew that the wind would drown his voice.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
10 she almost screamed, so as to drown his voice.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 7: CHAPTER XIII
11 To the alleged insanity of the Swedes, Balashev wished to reply that when Russia is on her side Sweden is practically an island: but Napoleon gave an angry exclamation to drown his voice.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 9: CHAPTER VI
12 This caused people all over France to begin to slash at and drown one another.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 17: CHAPTER I
13 For reasons known or unknown to us the French began to drown and kill one another.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VII
14 The necessary tactics of insurrection are to drown small numbers in a vast obscurity, to multiply every combatant by the possibilities which that obscurity contains.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 13: CHAPTER II—AN OWL'S VIEW OF PARIS
15 It is in this manner that, in the blindness of a poor political economy, we drown and allow to float down stream and to be lost in the gulfs the well-being of all.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE LAND IMPOVERISHED BY THE SEA