1 Ellen had been given this preparation for marriage which any well- brought-up young lady received, and she also had Mammy, who could galvanize the most shiftless negro into energy.
2 It was a row of one-story shops covered with galvanized iron, or with clapboards painted red and bilious yellow.
3 One store-building had a patchy galvanized iron cornice; the building beside it was crowned with battlements and pyramids of brick capped with blocks of red sandstone.
4 Her slow turning head stopped, galvanized.
5 He seemed a mere automaton, galvanized into moving and speaking by the wayward Eustacia's will.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
6 He seemed a galvanizing apparatus, too, charged with a grim mechanical substitute for the tender young imaginations that were to be stormed away.
7 It was as though he had received a galvanic shock.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GERVAIS
8 The old man sat up erect, pallid, and like a corpse which rises under the influence of a galvanic shock.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 8: CHAPTER VII—THE OLD HEART AND THE YOUNG HEART IN THE PRES...