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When he had written this title and drawn an ornamental line underneath he fell into a daydream and began to draw diagrams on the cover of the book.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Having gone round the corner of the hothouse to the ornamental garden, he saw that the carved garden fence was broken and branches of the plum trees had been torn off with the fruit.
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
With that he took his trembling hands, which were like the claws of a great bird, out of my hair; and put on a pair of spectacles, not at all ornamental to his inflamed eyes.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
So successful a watch and ward had been established over the young lady by this judicious parent, that she had grown up highly ornamental, but perfectly helpless and useless.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Bounderby sat looking at her, as, with the points of a stiff, sharp pair of scissors, she picked out holes for some inscrutable ornamental purpose, in a piece of cambric.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Just below the end of the second, going down, the stone wall on the left terminates in an ornamental pilaster facing towards the Thames.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Since she had been brought up to be ornamental, she could hardly blame herself for failing to serve any practical purpose; but the discovery put an end to her consoling sense of universal efficiency.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Before marriage, young girls must be, above all other things, sweet, gentle, beautiful and ornamental, but, after marriage, they were expected to manage households that numbered a hundred people or more, white and black, and they were trained with that in view.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The car passed the ornamental ponds, in which the colliers threw their newspapers, and took the private drive to the house.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
But the proprietor appeared already to have relinquished as hopeless, the effort to perpetuate on this side of the Atlantic, in a hard soil, and amid the close struggle for subsistence, the native English taste for ornamental gardening.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context