1 Certainly it ought to have a clear window, so that they can see the metropolitan life go by.
2 Besides, the English whalers sometimes affect a kind of metropolitan superiority over the American whalers; regarding the long, lean Nantucketer, with his nondescript provincialisms, as a sort of sea-peasant.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 53. The Gam.
3 For by some curious fatality, as it is often noted of your metropolitan freebooters that they ever encamp around the halls of justice, so sinners, gentlemen, most abound in holiest vicinities.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
4 The offence had been committed within the district, and indeed in the immediate neighborhood of, a very notorious metropolitan police office.
Oliver Twist By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER XI
5 He's a metropolitan swell and God forbid that he should make fun of us.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay GogolGet Context In ACT III
6 We have seen the magnificent grandeur and the magnificent achievements of one of the great metropolitan cities of the South.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonGet Context In Chapter XVII.