1 He was a thoroughly sensible man, influential and intelligent.
2 My dear aunt's influential acquaintances were producing an unexpected effect upon that young man.
3 It was a great comfort to turn from that chap to my influential friend, the battered, twisted, ruined, tin-pot steamboat.
4 No influential friend would have served me better.
5 The committee was composed of about twenty-five of the most prominent and most influential white men of Georgia.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonGet Context In Chapter XIII.
6 In fact, the oldest and most influential bishop in one branch of the Methodist Church said that my words were far too mild.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonGet Context In Chapter XIV.
7 Then he became alarmed, and dared not stay any longer at Nimes, so he solicited a change of residence, and, as he was in reality very influential, he was nominated to Versailles.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
8 You have found in him an influential and kind friend, who will be kinder yet, I venture to predict, if you deserve it.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 16. I AM A NEW BOY IN MORE SENSES THAN ONE
9 Or at least if this were otherwise, there were not wanting other motives much more influential with him.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 46. Surmises.
10 The elderly lady was a Princess Drubetskaya, belonging to one of the best families in Russia, but she was poor, and having long been out of society had lost her former influential connections.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV
11 It will be easy for you to find out more detail and, if it is really necessary, to do something about it through the great and influential people you know.
The Trial By Franz KafkaGet Context In Chapter Six K.'s uncle - Leni