1 He was matter-of-fact, yes, and incurably mature.
2 In the lee of the stonily mature trio Carol proceeded to the street fair which added mundane gaiety to the annual rites of the United and Fraternal Order of Beavers.
Main Street By Sinclair LewisGet Context In CHAPTER XXIV
3 In truth, a mature man who uses hair-oil, unless medicinally, that man has probably got a quoggy spot in him somewhere.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 25. Postscript.
4 On mature deliberation, it was decided that the whole family should go, for some years, to France; whither they sailed, carrying Emmeline with them.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher StoweGet Context In CHAPTER XLIII
5 If I wasn't too old for such things, I'd rather like to play it over again, said Amy, who began to talk of renouncing childish things at the mature age of twelve.
Little Women By Louisa May AlcottGet Context In CHAPTER ONE
6 But as I was not in a condition to resent injuries, so upon mature thoughts I began to doubt whether I was injured or no.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan SwiftGet Context In PART 2: CHAPTER III.
7 It would be greatly for the public behoof if we women, being of mature age and church-members in good repute, should have the handling of such malefactresses as this Hester Prynne.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneGet Context In II. THE MARKET-PLACE
8 Affection,' said Miss Lavinia, glancing at her sister for corroboration, which she gave in the form of a little nod to every clause, 'mature affection, homage, devotion, does not easily express itself.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 41. DORA'S AUNTS
9 Napoleon was now a mature boar of twenty-four stone.
10 He thought of Rachael, how young when they were first brought together in these circumstances, how mature now, how soon to grow old.
Hard Times By Charles DickensGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII
11 She had a mature capacity for fidelity, for belief, for suffering.
12 Brujon, after having passed a month in the punishment cell, had had time, in the first place, to weave a rope, in the second, to mature a plan.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 6: CHAPTER III—THE VICISSITUDES OF FLIGHT
13 Much that the white boy imbibes from his earliest social atmosphere forms the puzzling problems of the black boy's mature years.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du BoisGet Context In VIII
14 But those few moonlight nights alone with Charles had not touched her emotions or ripened her to maturity.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XI
15 She knew that she should kill one of the shoats but she put it off from day to day, hoping to raise them to maturity.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XXVIII