1 No one is ignorant of the fact that letters sent to an exile by post very rarely reached him, as the police made it their religious duty to intercept them.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE YEAR 1817
2 As he had ceased to intercept Marius' visual ray, Marius could examine this thing, and in the daub, he actually did recognize a battle, a background of smoke, and a man carrying another man.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XX—THE TRAP
3 He heard her approach and withdraw from the partially open door; and twice or three times he even saw the shadow of a person intercept the light.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In 22 THE BALLET OF LA MERLAISON
4 Karay, with all the strength age had left him, stretched himself to the utmost and, watching the wolf, galloped heavily aside to intercept it.
5 Natasha kept looking uneasily at everybody with wide-open eyes, as if wishing to intercept every glance directed toward her, and tried to appear the same as usual.
6 I saw your vessel, and fearful of being left to perish on the desolate island, I swam off on a piece of wreckage to try and intercept your course.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 21. The Island of Tiboulen.
7 He zealously undertook to do so, and to intercept any newspaper through which it might, without such precautions, reach him.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 57. THE EMIGRANTS
8 She came forward smiling, eager almost, in her resolve to intercept him.
9 Unprepared for such a desperate effort, for she had hitherto stood perfectly motionless, Bois-Guilbert had neither time to intercept nor to stop her.
10 Their letters might be intercepted by the Yankees and bring trouble upon the plantation as well.
11 Scarlett stole glances at her companions and intercepted a look from India.
12 They charged him with writing a note to a white woman of the place, which they intercepted and which proved there was an intimacy existing between them.
13 On the other hand, Heyward began to throw sundry inducements in the way of the French general, to betray the discoveries he had made through the intercepted letter.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 15
14 Well, I have not intercepted your confidence, and yet I know all that as well as you, and I have no conscientious scruples.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 94. Maximilian's Avowal.
15 I guessed, however, by his irregular and intercepted breathing, that he struggled to vanquish an excess of violent emotion.