1 The future shadowed their present, like the sun coming through the many-veined transparent vine leaf; a criss-cross of lines making no pattern.
2 It was a fine dry night; frost in the air; the streets as clean as a ballroom floor; the lamps, unshaken, by any wind, drawing a regular pattern of light and shadow.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis StevensonContext Highlight In CHAPTER SEARCH FOR MR. HYDE
3 He'll be a great man himself, and will make you one too, if you take pattern by him.
4 The live adder regarded the assembled group with a sinister look in its small black eye, and the beautiful brown and jet pattern on its back seemed to intensify with indignation.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 4: 7 The Tragic Meeting of Two Old Friends
5 The other, who was secured in a similar fashion, was a tall man in the last stage of emaciation, with several strips of sticking-plaster arranged in a grotesque pattern over his face.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In X. The Adventure of The Greek Interpreter
6 The stained-glass windows, which displayed only a geometrical pattern, were broken in many places, and the curtains that hung across the lower end were thick with dust.
7 I had no convenient cicerone in the pattern of the Utopian books.
8 It was of a pattern which does not vary, and so it is familiar to us all.
9 "We shall be much obliged to you," said the impostors, and then they named the different colors and described the pattern of the pretended stuff.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian AndersenContext Highlight In THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES
10 Large drops of perspiration were now standing on his brow, while the garments that hung about him were so ragged that one could only guess at the pattern upon which they had originally been fashioned.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 16. A Learned Italian.
11 These were pistols of an especial pattern, which Monte Cristo had had made for target practice in his own room.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 89. A Nocturnal Interview.
12 We came of the same kind of people, we were raised in the same pattern, brought up to think the same things.
13 Hold; while Prometheus is about it, I'll order a complete man after a desirable pattern.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 108. Ahab and the Carpenter.
14 He would write for a while, then sit idle, his clenched fist lying on the table, his eyes following the pattern of the oilcloth.
15 He was feeling out the pattern that lay all ready-made on the big and little keys.