PARALLELISM's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of parallelism
Definition:
n. state of being parallel; similarity in aspect, course, or tendency
Example:
Although the twins were separated at birth and grew up in different adoptive families, a striking parallelism exists between their lives.
Sentence in Classic:
After walking about the garden, visiting the stable, and even doing some gymnastic exercises together on the parallel bars, Levin returned to the house with his guest, and went with him into the drawing room.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Gummidge, whose courtship would appear to have been of an exactly parallel nature, she was so continually reminded by these transactions of the old one.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
She sat opposite the window, and the pale light reflected from the banks of snow made her face look more than usually drawn and bloodless, sharpened the three parallel creases between ear and cheek, and drew querulous lines from her thin nose to the corners of her mouth.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton Context
For the better convenience of beholding him, I lay on my side, so that my face was parallel to his, and he stood but three yards off: however, I have had him since many times in my hand, and therefore cannot be deceived in the description.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
I stood upon a height about two hundred yards from the shore, and saw this vast body descending almost to a parallel with me, at less than an English mile distance.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
Two narrow tables, each flanked by two wooden benches, formed two long parallel lines from one end to the other of the refectory.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
All the lineaments which providence traces on the surface of a nation have their parallels, sombre but distinct, in their depths, and all convulsions of the depths produce ebullitions on the surface.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
It was something precisely parallel which took place on the afternoon of the 6th of June on the banks of the Seine, on the slope of the right shore, a little beyond the Pont des Invalides.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
To the student of old Roman walls, the middle layer will furnish a curious parallel to the thin course of tiles always alternating with the stone in those wonderful relics of the antique, and which undoubtedly contribute so much to the great strength of the masonry.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Kitto was probably under the influence of a parallel fancy when he described his body as having become, by long endeavour, so sensitive to vibrations that he had gained the power of perceiving by it as by ears.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
Four young men of the richest and noblest families of Rome accompanied them with that Italian freedom which has not its parallel in any other country in the world.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context