1 Its modest "effects," compact of enamel paint and ingenuity, spoke to him in the language just then sweetest to his ear.
2 Carry had in fact come dangerously near to being involved in the episode of Mrs. Norma Hatch, and it had taken some verbal ingenuity to extricate herself.
3 She couldn't satisfy her ingenuity in planning meals.
4 Magua approached the horses, and affected to be well pleased with the diligence and ingenuity of his comrades.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 10
5 The vengeance of the Hurons had now taken a new direction, and they prepared to execute it with that barbarous ingenuity with which they were familiarized by the practise of centuries.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 11
6 But his ingenuity availed him little, against the cold artifices of the people he had encountered.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 23
7 Their eloquence and ingenuity were expended in vain.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 25
8 This young man had been hired out by his master to work in a bagging factory, where his adroitness and ingenuity caused him to be considered the first hand in the place.
9 At other times he repeated my favourite poems, or drew me out into arguments, which he supported with great ingenuity.
10 I saw in this that I, too, was tormented by a perversion of ingenuity, even while the prize was reserved for me.
11 He was an universal favourite, and his ingenuity in little things was transcendent.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 17. SOMEBODY TURNS UP
12 Ham was a boat-builder in these days, having improved a natural ingenuity in that handicraft, until he had become a skilled workman.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 22. SOME OLD SCENES, AND SOME NEW PEOPLE
13 After exchanging a mute glance or two, the hermit went to the further side of the hut, and opened a hutch, which was concealed with great care and some ingenuity.
14 Nancy's history was no sooner unfolded to him, than he poured forth a shower of mingled threats and execrations; threatened to make her the first victim of the combined ingenuity of Messrs.
15 His lameness prevented him from taking much exercise; but a mind of usefulness and ingenuity seemed to furnish him with constant employment within.