1 But those few moonlight nights alone with Charles had not touched her emotions or ripened her to maturity.
2 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.
3 These girls who had come to maturity since the surrender had only childish memories of the war and lacked the bitterness that animated their elders.
4 She sought to regain her afternoon's calm of maturity.
5 Except when Hugh was vigorously naughty, or whiney, or laughing, or saying "I like my chair" with thrilling maturity, she was always enfeebled by loneliness.
6 Safe under the protecting care of her mistress, Eliza had reached maturity without those temptations which make beauty so fatal an inheritance to a slave.
7 If it must be told, the thing that struck a deeper pang to his heart than anything else was the daily increasing maturity of the child's mind and feelings.
8 All the fruits of the earth shall come to maturity at whatever season we think fit to choose, and increase a hundred fold more than they do at present; with innumerable other happy proposals.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan SwiftContext Highlight In PART 3: CHAPTER IV.
9 His temperament might be said to be just at the point of maturity.
10 What had been leanness in her youth had become transparency in her maturity; and this diaphaneity allowed the angel to be seen.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—M. MYRIEL
11 He was matter-of-fact, yes, and incurably mature.
12 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.
13 In truth, a mature man who uses hair-oil, unless medicinally, that man has probably got a quoggy spot in him somewhere.
14 On mature deliberation, it was decided that the whole family should go, for some years, to France; whither they sailed, carrying Emmeline with them.
15 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.