FUGITIVE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of fugitive
Definition:
a. lasting only a short time; fleeting; elusive
Example:
The film brought a few fugitive images to her mind, but on the whole it made no lasting impression upon her.
Sentence in Classic:
He chose the darkest and narrowest streets and, as he walked boldly forward, the silence that was spread about his footsteps troubled him, the wandering, silent figures troubled him; and at times a sound of low fugitive laughter made him tremble like a leaf.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
The glow of the first fire that began on the second of September was watched from the various roads by the fugitive Muscovites and by the retreating troops, with many different feelings.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The old lady was equally fascinated; and the fugitive was sent on his way in the morning, disguised in an old coat belonging to the master of the house, who was away at the war.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw Context
For the fugitive out on the marshes with the ironed leg, the mysterious young man, the file, the food, and the dreadful pledge I was under to commit a larceny on those sheltering premises, rose before me in the avenging coals.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
If he were not, he would be sure to see them inside; and, knowing what he had done with the fugitive, would proceed with discretion still.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Only on one point, were they agreed; and that was the haunting sense of unexpressed deformity with which the fugitive impressed his beholders.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
She steadied herself with a laugh and drew back; but he was enveloped in the scent of her dress, and his shoulder had felt her fugitive touch.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
She had had fugitive dreams of friendship between these two men: one her husband, the other the father of her child.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
The pegre is always the poor pegre, and he is always the hare in hiding, the fugitive mouse, the flying bird.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
The fugitive could not have thrown himself into the Seine without being seen by the man who was following him.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
Then the Captain knows that Jonah is a fugitive; but at the same time resolves to help a flight that paves its rear with gold.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context