1 But say what we will, this manner of understanding the word slang is an extension which every one will not admit.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—ORIGIN
2 Suicides like that which is on the brink of accomplishment here are sublime; but suicide is narrow, and does not admit of extension; and as soon as it touches your neighbors, suicide is murder.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—MINUS FIVE, PLUS ONE
3 I felt a considerable extension of power and authority, and was anxious to acquit myself creditably.
My Antonia By Willa CatherGet Context In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XIV
4 This extension of power can almost be believed in at such moments.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyGet Context In BOOK 2: 3 How a Little Sound Produced a Great Dream
5 For the further the Romans carried their arms, the more necessary it seemed to them to grant similar extensions of command, and the oftener they, in fact, did so.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliGet Context In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXIV.
6 Dresses were made, jewellery was made, cakes and gloves were made, settlements were made, and an extensive assortment of Facts did appropriate honour to the contract.
Hard Times By Charles DickensGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI
7 The remains of this extensive wood are still to be seen at the noble seats of Wentworth, of Warncliffe Park, and around Rotherham.
8 On the sides of the apartment hung implements of war and of the chase, and there were at each corner folding doors, which gave access to other parts of the extensive building.
9 The squires, with cap in hand, and low reverences, expressed their deep sense of a courtesy and generosity not often practised, at least upon a scale so extensive.
10 I have little heart for extensive improvements till I know that it will ever have a mistress.
Mansfield Park By Jane AustenGet Context In CHAPTER XLIV
11 There was no other dwelling near, in that direction; and the prospect it commanded was very extensive.
Oliver Twist By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER XXXIV
12 A mart extensive enough for the purpose existed at Anglebury, some miles beyond the spot chosen for his residence, and there he resolved to pass the coming night.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyGet Context In BOOK 3: 6 Yeobright Goes, and the Breach Is Complete
13 His eyesight, by long humouring in his native air, had grown stronger, but not sufficiently strong to warrant his attempting his extensive educational project.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyGet Context In BOOK 6: 4 Cheerfulness Again Asserts Itself at Blooms-End, and Clym Finds His
14 Putting things together, I reached a strong suggestion of an extensive system of subterranean ventilation, whose true import it was difficult to imagine.
15 Hugh was to go with her, despite the wails and rather extensive comments of Aunt Bessie.
Main Street By Sinclair LewisGet Context In CHAPTER XXXVI