1 He knew that if she did not wish to be seen she would contrive to elude him; and it amused him to think of putting her skill to the test.
2 But she knew a way to elude them.
3 But the enemy who, by any lucky concurrence of accidents, has found means to elude the vigilance of the scouts, will seldom meet with sentinels nearer home to sound the alarm.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 23
4 Parties were able to elude each other for the space of half an hour without going beyond the "known" ground.
5 In fact, the pursuing vessel had almost overtaken them when, fortunately, night came on, and enabled them to double the Cape of Corsica, and so elude all further pursuit.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 25. The Unknown.
6 I had dared and baffled his fury; I must elude his sorrow: I retired to the door.
7 Besides, the strange nature of the animal would elude all pursuit, even if I were so far credited as to persuade my relatives to commence it.
8 Yet every now and then one would come straight towards me, setting loose a quivering horror that made me quick to elude him.
9 The evening was now drawing close, and well I knew that at sunset the Thing, which was till then imprisoned there, would take new freedom and could in any of many forms elude all pursuit.
10 The enemy's fleet, which subsequently did not let a single boat pass, allows his entire army to elude it.
11 Everyone knew now that the fate of the Confederacy rested as much upon the skill of the blockade boats in eluding the Yankee fleet as it did upon the soldiers at the front.
12 The young man willingly believed that the Huron deliberated on the most eligible manner of eluding the vigilance of his associates.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 11
13 When they engaged, some little time was lost in eluding the quick and vigorous thrusts which had been aimed at their lives.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 12
14 Danglars resembled a timid animal excited in the chase; first it flies, then despairs, and at last, by the very force of desperation, sometimes succeeds in eluding its pursuers.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 116. The Pardon.
15 The other he tried to slip through hers; but she eluded him nimbly, and Frome's heart, which had swung out over a black void, trembled back to safety.