1 A blaze of love, and extinction, was better than a lantern glimmer of the same which should last long years.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 1: 7 Queen of Night
2 The moon and stars were closed up by cloud and rain to the degree of extinction.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 5: 7 The Night of the Sixth of November
3 Your memoirs will draw to an end, Watson, upon the day that I crown my career by the capture or extinction of the most dangerous and capable criminal in Europe.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
4 Indeed, I found afterwards that horses, cattle, sheep, dogs, had followed the Ichthyosaurus into extinction.
5 At last, some time before I stopped, the sun, red and very large, halted motionless upon the horizon, a vast dome glowing with a dull heat, and now and then suffering a momentary extinction.
6 The Bishop felt, without, perhaps, confessing it, that something within him had suffered extinction.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
7 He listened to her breathing: she still breathed, but with a respiration which seemed to him weak and on the point of extinction.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VIII—THE ENIGMA BECOMES DOUBLY MYSTERIOUS
8 The room was dark, large clouds had just finished the extinction of daylight.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 12: CHAPTER II—PRELIMINARY GAYETIES
9 After that last flash of light, complete extinction ensued.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—THEY RECALL THE GARDEN OF THE RUE PLUMET
10 I did not pretend to enter into the merits of the case, yet I inclined towards the opinions of the hero, whose extinction I wept, without precisely understanding it.
11 His voice was solemn as if the memory of that sudden extinction of a clan still haunted him.
12 The sudden extinction of the moccoletti, the darkness which had replaced the light, and the silence which had succeeded the turmoil, had left in Franz's mind a certain depression which was not free from uneasiness.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 37. The Catacombs of Saint Sebastian.
13 The lantern in the Cul-de-Sac Genrot was thus naturally extinct, like the rest; and one could pass directly under it without even noticing that it was no longer in its place.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—WHICH WOULD BE IMPOSSIBLE WITH GAS LANTERNS
14 There is a point where depth is tantamount to burial, and where light becomes extinct.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—MINES AND MINERS
15 The brazier, placed in the fireplace itself, beside the nearly extinct brands, sent its vapors up the chimney, and gave out no odor.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVII—THE USE MADE OF MARIUS' FIVE-FRANC PIECE