1 And sex was merely an accident, or an adjunct, one of the curious obsolete, organic processes which persisted in its own clumsiness, but was not really necessary.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H LawrenceGet Context In Chapter 1
2 This obscure, obsolete, superseded country figures in Domesday.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyGet Context In BOOK 1: 1 A Face on Which Time Makes but Little Impression
3 He is a curious, interesting, and nearly perished link between obsolete forms of life and those which generally prevail.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyGet Context In BOOK 1: 2 Humanity Appears upon the Scene, Hand in Hand with Trouble
4 It was an obsolete thing, and few cared to study it.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyGet Context In BOOK 3: 2 The New Course Causes Disappointment
5 But I omit them as altogether obsolete; and can hardly help suspecting them for mere sounds, full of Leviathanism, but signifying nothing.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
6 But this custom has now become obsolete; turn we then to the one proper mast-head, that of a whale-ship at sea.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
7 Lap, in the old obsolete language, signifies high; and untuh, a governor; from which they say, by corruption, was derived Laputa, from Lapuntuh.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan SwiftGet Context In PART 3: CHAPTER II.
8 There was, and is when I write, at the end of that low-lying street, a dilapidated little wooden building, probably an obsolete old ferry-house.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 47. MARTHA
9 These utterly obsolete personages were served by domestics of the same stamp.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—REQUIESCANT