Sentence in Classic:
These she put down upon the table without a word, glaring at me the while with exemplary firmness, and then retired, locking the door after her.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
She was polite, obliging, cheerful, hopeful; but, the more polite, the more obliging, the more cheerful, the more hopeful, the more exemplary altogether, she; the forlorner Sacrifice and Victim, he.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Jo behaved herself with exemplary propriety, and when Amy was happily surrounded by her guard of honor, Jo circulated about the Hall, picking up various bits of gossip, which enlightened her upon the subject of the Chester change of base.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
She acted as the most exemplary might have acted, being so influenced; she took an airing twice or thrice a day upon the Egdon hills, and kept her eyes employed.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
Morrel could not resist this; he was not exemplary for piety, he was not easily impressed, but Valentine suffering, weeping, wringing her hands before him, was more than he could bear in silence.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
This learned stranger was exemplary as regarded at least the outward forms of a religious life; and early after his arrival, had chosen for his spiritual guide the Reverend Mr.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context