Sentence in Classic:
Just as every sense is afflicted with a fitting torment, so is every spiritual faculty; the fancy with horrible images, the sensitive faculty with alternate longing and rage, the mind and understanding with an interior darkness more terrible even than the exterior darkness which reigns in that dreadful prison.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
It is expected that a testimonial of some sort will be presented to the two officers as a fitting recognition of their services.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
To Sergey Ivanovitch the country was particularly good, because there it was possible and fitting to do nothing.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The point was that in the lodge that was being built the carpenter had spoiled the staircase, fitting it together without calculating the space it was to fill, so that the steps were all sloping when it was put in place.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He had just finished dressing for his ride, and wore a blue uniform, opening in front over a white waistcoat so long that it covered his rotund stomach, white leather breeches tightly fitting the fat thighs of his short legs, and Hessian boots.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He was close beside me, when I walked away from the house, slowly fitting his long skeleton fingers into the still longer fingers of a great Guy Fawkes pair of gloves.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Lily had no real intimacy with nature, but she had a passion for the appropriate and could be keenly sensitive to a scene which was the fitting background of her own sensations.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Hear my tale; it is long and strange, and the temperature of this place is not fitting to your fine sensations; come to the hut upon the mountain.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
She did not want to display her condition in this poorly fitting black dress which accentuated rather than hid her figure.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
In some sisterhood of the strictest order, shalt thou have time for prayer and fitting penance, and that repentance not to be repented of.
Meanwhile, the member of the Convention had been surveying him with a modest cordiality, in which one could have distinguished, possibly, that humility which is so fitting when one is on the verge of returning to dust.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context