1 Miss Crawford had a claim; and when it was no longer to encroach on, to interfere with the stronger claims, the truer kindness of another, she could do her justice even with pleasure to herself.
Mansfield Park By Jane AustenGet Context In CHAPTER XXVII
2 Again, the cruelties of a people are turned against him who it fears will encroach upon the common rights, but the cruelties of the prince against those who he fears may assert those rights.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER LVIII.
3 The stairs were still carpetless, and on the way up to her room she was arrested on the landing by an encroaching tide of soapsuds.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
4 She wanted to run, fleeing from the encroaching prairie, demanding the security of a great city.
5 Do not be afraid of my running into any excess, of my encroaching on your privilege of universal good-will.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane AustenGet Context In Chapter 24
6 Without encroaching on forbidden ground, we may venture to say that there can be no doubt between ourselves of that fact.
Great Expectations By Charles DickensGet Context In Chapter XXX
7 And the chair began to advance slowly, joltingly down the beautiful broad riding washed over with blue encroaching hyacinths.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H LawrenceGet Context In Chapter 13
8 She saw with maternal complacency all the impertinent encroachments and mischievous tricks to which her cousins submitted.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane AustenGet Context In CHAPTER 21
9 They had held off the Yankees, the Carpetbaggers and the encroachments of Nature.
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10 On the left the stable yard, with its gateway, encroaches on the garden.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard ShawGet Context In ACT II