JEWEL in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of JEWEL
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jewel
 n.  gemstone; costly ornament of precious metal or gem
Classic Sentence: (78 in 6 pages)
1  To examine and arrange these things gave Amy great satisfaction, especially the jewel cases, in which on velvet cushions reposed the ornaments which had adorned a belle forty years ago.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER NINETEEN
2  "I wish I knew where all these pretty things would go when Aunt March dies," she said, as she slowly replaced the shining rosary and shut the jewel cases one by one.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER NINETEEN
3  In his last he recommended my jewel to be careful of his; and kind to her when he got her.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
4  But there lay the embroidered letter, glittering like a lost jewel, which some ill-fated wanderer might pick up, and thenceforth be haunted by strange phantoms of guilt, sinkings of the heart, and unaccountable misfortune.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVIII. A FLOOD OF SUNSHINE
5  Miss Havisham beckoned her to come close, and took up a jewel from the table, and tried its effect upon her fair young bosom and against her pretty brown hair.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
6  I noticed that Miss Havisham put down the jewel exactly on the spot from which she had taken it up.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
7  My sister asked me what was the matter, and why I was so pale; but I told her that I had been upset by the jewel robbery at the hotel.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE
8  With this intention, I called a cab and drove out to my house at Streatham, carrying the jewel with me.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
9  You will remember, Lestrade, the sensation caused by the disappearance of this valuable jewel and the vain efforts of the London police to recover it.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
10  Anne of Austria ran to her jewel case.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 17 BONACIEUX AT HOME
11  You are a jewel of a man, Mr. O'Reilly; but that is not all.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 21 THE COUNTESS DE WINTER
12  Why, it is indeed a true royal jewel, which is worth a thousand pistoles if it is worth a denier.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 23 THE RENDEZVOUS
13  Remember," answered the abbe calmly, as he replaced the jewel and its case in the pocket of his cassock, "it is your fault, not mine, that I do so.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 26. The Pont du Gard Inn.
14  Mademoiselle Eugenie was dressed with elegant simplicity in a figured white silk dress, and a white rose half concealed in her jet black hair was her only ornament, unaccompanied by a single jewel.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 96. The Contract.
15  Sometimes Frank sighed, thinking he had caught a tropic bird, all flame and jewel color, when a wren would have served him just as well.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
Example Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  Virtue is a jewel of great price.
2  Walk down Castle Street and admire our little jewel of a cathedral.
3  Walk down Castle Street, admire our little jewel of a cathedral, then wonder at the castle.
4  For them, a jewel is a piece of glass: and they can see through the glass.
5  The policeman followed the thieves until they actually picked up the jewels, when he caught them in the act.
6  The greatest treasures are not gold, nor jewels, nor works of art.
7  The jewels were kept in a bank vault.
8  These are precious jewels beyond compare.
9  These jewels have been passed down in our family from generation to generation for hundreds of years.
10  She likes to adorn herself with jewels.
11  The young girl adorned herself with jewels.
12  The jewels were locked away inside the safe.
13  She was wearing a large gold necklace set with jewels.
14  The family jewels are locked away in a safe.
15  He has locked away the jewels in the safe.