1 There was a carefully restrained ferocity in his dark face, a ruthlessness which would have frightened her had she the wits to see it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XXIII
2 But in the foamy confusion of their mixed and struggling hosts, the marksmen could not always hit their mark; and this brought about new revelations of the incredible ferocity of the foe.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 66. The Shark Massacre.
3 While under the influence of these gentle and natural feelings, no trace of ferocity was to be seen in the softened features of the Sagamore.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperGet Context In CHAPTER 19
4 Magua paused, and for an anxious moment, it might be said, he doubted; then, casting his eyes on Cora, with an expression in which ferocity and admiration were strangely mingled, his purpose became fixed forever.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperGet Context In CHAPTER 30
5 During this moment of tumult, the most ruthless deeds of war were performed on the fragments of the tree, with as much apparent ferocity as if they were the living victims of their cruelty.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperGet Context In CHAPTER 31
6 The Delawares broke into the cover with the ferocity of their natures and swept away every trace of resistance by the fury of the onset.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperGet Context In CHAPTER 32
7 I wish he could have witnessed the horrible avidity with which Oliver tore the bits asunder with all the ferocity of famine.
Oliver Twist By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER IV
8 The accounts of his ferocity as related by Mrs. Sowerberry and Charlotte, were of so startling a nature, that Mr. Bumble judged it prudent to parley, before opening the door.
Oliver Twist By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER VII
9 The son, on the other hand, had dropped all that jaunty, dashing style which had characterized him, and the ferocity of a dangerous wild beast gleamed in his dark eyes and distorted his handsome features.
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10 His head was horribly injured, and the whole room bore witness to the savage ferocity of the blow which had struck him down.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
11 This ferocity put the finishing touch to the disaster.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—THE CATASTROPHE
12 The bravery exhibited there was almost barbarous and was complicated with a sort of heroic ferocity which began by the sacrifice of self.
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13 The cesspool no longer retains anything of its primitive ferocity.
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14 Now that she believed herself to be no longer observed, a sentiment resembling ferocity animated her countenance.
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15 Although Sinbad pronounced these words with much calmness, his eyes gave forth gleams of extraordinary ferocity.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.