1 It was as if Atlanta society, scattered and wrecked by war, depleted by death, bewildered by change, had found in her an unyielding nucleus about which it could re-form.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XLI
2 It was the last asset in their fortunes, the nucleus around which their life was to be rebuilt.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
3 Lily had thus formed, in the tumult of her surroundings, a little nucleus of friendly relations which mitigated the crudeness of her course in lingering with the Gormers after their return.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 2: Chapter 5
4 That would make three of us for a nucleus.
Main Street By Sinclair LewisGet Context In CHAPTER XXVIII
5 Of course it is a nucleus and focus of crime.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE