1 The elevation of level which they contribute to civilization is intrinsic with them; it proceeds from themselves and not from an accident.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—QUOT LIBRAS IN DUCE?
2 As for the intrinsic value of people, it is no longer respectable in the least.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 4: CHAPTER IV—THE BACK ROOM OF THE CAFE MUSAIN
3 And he measured ten double handfuls of pearls, diamonds, and other gems, many of which, mounted by the most famous workmen, were valuable beyond their intrinsic worth.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
4 I must congratulate you on coming into the possession, though in rather a tragic manner of a relic which is of great intrinsic value, but of even greater importance as an historical curiosity.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual
5 As regards commonwealths, this return to the point of departure is brought about either by extrinsic accident or by intrinsic foresight.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliGet Context In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I.
6 His features were attractive in the light of symbols, as sounds intrinsically common become attractive in language, and as shapes intrinsically simple become interesting in writing.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyGet Context In BOOK 3: 1 "My Mind to Me a Kingdom Is"
7 It seems to me to have only one drawback, Hopkins, and that is that it is intrinsically impossible.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In VI. THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER