1 Touch the leaves lightly or you'll disconsart the formation.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 18
2 Softly, softly, we know our path; but it is good to examine the formation of things.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 21
3 Hold your head down, and draw in your legs; their formation might tell the truth too early.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 26
4 He scrambled upon a wee hill and watched it sweeping finely, keeping formation in difficult places.
5 Having stirred this prodigious uproar, and, apparently, finding it too prodigious, the brigade, after a little time, came marching airily out again with its fine formation in nowise disturbed.
6 It is the granite formation, which lies deepest, and rises out, even to the tops of the highest mountains.
7 So far as institution and formation with relation to man are concerned, monasteries, which were good in the tenth century, questionable in the fifteenth, are detestable in the nineteenth.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE CONVENT AS AN HISTORICAL FACT
8 He was ingenious; he had forestalled Soulange Bodin in the formation of little clumps of earth of heath mould, for the cultivation of rare and precious shrubs from America and China.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—ONE OF THE RED SPECTRES OF THAT EPOCH
9 Fathers, mothers, children, brothers, sisters, men, women, daughters, adhere and become incorporated, almost like a mineral formation, in that dusky promiscuousness of sexes, relationships, ages, infamies, and innocences.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—A PROVIDENTIAL PEEP-HOLE
10 All the nuns in the world are not worth as much as one mother in the formation of a young girl's soul.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—CHANGE OF GATE
11 A profound and unique formation.
12 D'Artagnan looked at the two women, one after the other, and was forced to acknowledge that in his opinion Dame Nature had made a mistake in their formation.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In 35 A GASCON A MATCH FOR CUPID
13 Sometimes I endeavoured to gain from Frankenstein the particulars of his creature's formation, but on this point he was impenetrable.
14 The formation went on very slowly.
15 Twelve aeroplanes in perfect formation like a flight of wild duck came overhead.