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 Meanings and Examples of LABYRINTH
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labyrinth
 n.  maze; complex structure of interconnecting passages
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1  He crossed the little river Crinchon, and found himself in a labyrinth of narrow alleys where he lost his way.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VII—THE TRAVELLER ON HIS ARRIVAL TAKES PRECAUTION...
2  In this manner Cosette traversed the labyrinth of tortuous and deserted streets which terminate in the village of Montfermeil on the side of Chelles.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
3  Javert, to all appearances, was acquainted with this little labyrinth, and had taken his precautions by sending one of his men to guard the exit.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—TO WIT, THE PLAN OF PARIS IN 1727
4  He came from the direction of the Rue du Cygne, and he had nimbly climbed over the auxiliary barricade which fronted on the labyrinth of the Rue de la Petite Truanderie.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—THE SITUATION BECOMES AGGRAVATED
5  Father and son entered the labyrinth of walks which leads to the grand flight of steps near the clump of trees on the side of the Rue Madame.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—HOW FROM A BROTHER ONE BECOMES A FATHER
6  As the reader sees, the subterranean labyrinth of Paris is to-day more than ten times what it was at the beginning of the century.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—FUTURE PROGRESS
7  It would be better to plunge into that labyrinth, to confide themselves to that black gloom, and to trust to Providence for the outcome.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE SEWER AND ITS SURPRISES
8  But Daniele's wife would be one of those sweet Venetian women of the people whom one still sees, modest and flower-like in the back of that labyrinth of a town.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
9  In another moment he was dragged into a labyrinth of dark narrow courts, and was forced along them at a pace which rendered the few cries he dared to give utterance to, unintelligible.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
10  It had as many ramifications as the Cretan labyrinth, as many fluctuations as the northern lights, as much colour as a parterre in June, and was as crowded with figures as a coronation.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 3 How a Little Sound Produced a Great Dream
11  We rattled through an endless labyrinth of gas-lit streets until we emerged into Farrington Street.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
12  It was a labyrinth of an old house, with corridors, passages, narrow winding staircases, and little low doors, the thresholds of which were hollowed out by the generations who had crossed them.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
13  But Hester could not resolve the query, being herself in a dismal labyrinth of doubt.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VI. PEARL
14  I mention this in this place, of a fixed purpose, because it is the clew by which I am to be followed into my poor labyrinth.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXIX
15  I don't know what I expected, but I went out and wandered eastward, soon losing my way in a labyrinth of grimy streets and black grassless squares.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4
Example Sentence:
1  You know, Michelle, one thing contributing to this labyrinth is the nation's biggest private employer, Wal-Mart.
2  Finally, through a labyrinth of corridors she found his office.