1 Ethan was aware that, in regard to the important question of surgical intervention, the female opinion of the neighbourhood was divided, some glorying in the prestige conferred by operations while others shunned them as indelicate.
2 For a moment her imagination flamed at the thought of being made a widow by the kindly intervention of the Yankee government.
3 It now seemed very natural that she had said Yes--almost as if by divine intervention, a hand stronger than hers was about her affairs, settling her problems for her.
4 Finances at the red-brick house would have been in a deplorable state, but for Uncle Henry's intervention, and it humiliated Pitty to take money from him.
5 It was the "simple country wedding" to which guests are convoyed in special trains, and from which the hordes of the uninvited have to be fended off by the intervention of the police.
6 After all, then, she had come only to ask Miss Bart to find a place for her husband; or, more probably, to seek the young lady's intervention with Mrs. Peniston.
7 There are thousands of such cases throughout the South, with the difference that the Southern white men in insatiate fury wreak their vengeance without intervention of law upon the Afro-Americans who consort with their women.
8 he said to Prince Andrew, seizing him by the arm, "I believe that intervention will be stronger than nonintervention."
9 Princess Mary asked Mademoiselle Bourienne's pardon, and also her father's pardon for herself and for Philip the footman, who had begged for her intervention.
10 Nicholas' letter in which he mentioned Princess Mary had elicited, in her presence, joyous comments from the countess, who saw an intervention of Providence in this meeting of the princess and Nicholas.
11 At first her intervention in the business of packing was received skeptically.
12 Without admitting divine intervention in the affairs of humanity we cannot regard "power" as the cause of events.
13 Marius decided that in a few seconds more the moment for intervention would arrive, and he raised his right hand towards the ceiling, in the direction of the corridor, in readiness to discharge his pistol.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XX—THE TRAP
14 And she told herself that an intervention of the angels, a celestial chance, had given him back to her.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 5: CHAPTER V—COSETTE AFTER THE LETTER
15 No," returned she, "but I feel some emotion on seeing, for the first time, the man without whose intervention we should have been in tears and desolation.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 41. The Presentation.