Sentence in Classic:
O Fantine, maid worthy of being called Marguerite or Pearl, you are a woman from the beauteous Orient.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
Suddenly, the sun made its appearance; the immense light of the Orient burst forth, and one would have said that it had set fire to all those ferocious heads.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
Sinks and sewers played a great part in the Middle Ages, in the Lower Empire and in the Orient of old.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
The knife with which the crime had been committed was a curved Indian dagger, plucked down from a trophy of Oriental arms which adorned one of the walls.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Prince Bagration, uttering his words with an Oriental accent, spoke particularly slowly, as if to impress the fact that there was no need to hurry.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
That very young woman seemed to Pierre the perfection of Oriental beauty, with her sharply outlined, arched, black eyebrows and the extraordinarily soft, bright color of her long, beautiful, expressionless face.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The counterpane and hangings of the bed, the window curtains, the little carpet, and all the ornamental textile fabrics in the room are oriental and gorgeous: the paper on the walls is occidental and paltry.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw Context
He came to the university with the design of making himself complete master of the oriental languages, and thus he should open a field for the plan of life he had marked out for himself.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
These two squires were followed by two attendants, whose dark visages, white turbans, and the Oriental form of their garments, showed them to be natives of some distant Eastern country.