1 He tried to put away from him the occurrence, and to expand, and to enjoy himself once more.
2 In particular did Khlobuev expand, and wax full of civility and friendliness, and scatter witticisms and anecdotes to right and left.
3 There is a time in the life of young women when they suddenly begin to expand and blossom like summer roses; this time had come for Fenitchka.
4 Sonya, when he came in, was twirling round and was about to expand her dresses into a balloon and sit down.
5 God is in the midst, and each drop tries to expand so as to reflect Him to the greatest extent.
6 Mrs. Merriwether, wishing to expand her growing bakery, had tried to borrow two thousand dollars from the bank with her house as security.
7 And like circles on the water, which, as they grow fainter, expand; so his eyes seemed rounding and rounding, like the rings of Eternity.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 110. Queequeg in His Coffin.
8 The lake now began to expand, and their route lay along a wide reach, that was lined, as before, by high and ragged mountains.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 20
9 His large blue eyes seemed to expand as he gazed around the assembly, and his countenance appeared elated by the conscious dignity, and imaginary merit, of the part which he was about to perform.
10 He didn't expand or let himself go.
11 It had had plenty of room to expand, thanks to the spare diet of the establishment; and perhaps to this circumstance may be attributed his having any ninth birth-day at all.
12 Ere I had finished this reply, my soul began to expand, to exult, with the strangest sense of freedom, of triumph, I ever felt.
13 The heart, thus thrown back upon itself, works downward within itself, since it cannot overflow, and grows deep, since it cannot expand.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—CHANGE OF GATE
14 I like a favorable reception; it expands the countenance, and those around me do not then appear so ugly.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 95. Father and Daughter.
15 The compact round body of its root expands into two broad, firm, flat palms or flukes, gradually shoaling away to less than an inch in thickness.