1 How tempting, how very tempting, to let the view triumph; to reflect its ripple; to let their own minds ripple; to let outlines elongate and pitch over--so--with a sudden jerk.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia WoolfGet Context In Unit 5
2 She persuaded him not to wear the small bow ties which made him look like an elongated Sunday School scholar.
Main Street By Sinclair LewisGet Context In CHAPTER XXI
3 So, then, an elongated Siamese ligature united us.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 72. The Monkey-Rope.
4 The passer-by who got entangled from the Rue Saint-Denis in the Rue de la Chanvrerie beheld it gradually close in before him as though he had entered an elongated funnel.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 12: CHAPTER I—HISTORY OF CORINTHE FROM ITS FOUNDATION
5 He entered, after having twisted his mustache and elongated his imperial, which always announced on his part the most triumphant resolutions.
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6 This I felt sure was Eliza, though I could trace little resemblance to her former self in that elongated and colourless visage.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte BronteGet Context In CHAPTER XXI
7 "Now, that's the way with them here, Mr. Pip," remarked Wemmick, turning to me with his post-office elongated.
Great Expectations By Charles DickensGet Context In Chapter XXXII
8 Two o'clock and the whole corner of the peninsula was blazing with light which fell unreal on the shrubbery and made thin elongating glints upon the roadside wires.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott FitzgeraldGet Context In Chapter 5
9 The cat, unnoticed, had crept up on muffled paws from Zeena's seat to the table, and was stealthily elongating its body in the direction of the milk-jug, which stood between Ethan and Mattie.