1 Madame Kukshin shed her questions one after another with affected negligence, not waiting for an answer; spoilt children talk so to their nurses.
Fathers and Children By Ivan TurgenevGet Context In CHAPTER XIII
2 With Russians he is more free and easy, gives vent to his spleen, and makes fun of himself and them, but that is done by him with great amiability, negligence, and propriety.
Fathers and Children By Ivan TurgenevGet Context In CHAPTER XXVIII
3 So, Count, there never is any negligence in my company, and so my conscience was at ease.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII
4 "The three last," returned he, with a negligence evidently unaffected, for he could not imagine with what intention the question was put.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 35. La Mazzolata.
5 An error I readily forgive, but wilful negligence or forgetfulness, never.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 46. Unlimited Credit.
6 My illness, I well knew, had been entirely brought on by myself by such negligence of my own health, as I had felt even at the time to be wrong.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane AustenGet Context In CHAPTER 46
7 She began to set the toilet-stand to rights, grumbling at the negligence of the quadroon, who was in the adjoining room putting the children to bed.
8 Availing himself of their negligence, by a sudden exertion of strength and activity, Gurth shook himself free of their hold, and might have escaped, could he have resolved to leave his master's property behind him.
9 Kitty had been accused of negligence and severely scolded.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre DumasGet Context In 33 SOUBRETTE AND MISTRESS
10 Let no prince complain of the faults committed by a people under his control; since these must be ascribed either to his negligence, or to his being himself blemished by similar defects.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliGet Context In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXIX.
11 "I couldn't help him buzzing," Scarlett shrugged negligently.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER I
12 Rhett Butler lounged in the shadows, his long legs in their elegant boots crossed negligently, his dark face an unreadable blank.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XVII
13 "Oh, yes," he said, waving his hand negligently.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XXXVI
14 St. Clare had often thought the same thing himself; but he answered, negligently.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher StoweGet Context In CHAPTER XXVIII
15 Eh," he said, negligently, "this money is not mine.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 2. Father and Son.