Sentence in Classic:
Watch yourself, be the first to ask pardon if you both err, and guard against the little piques, misunderstandings, and hasty words that often pave the way for bitter sorrow and regret.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Then the Captain knows that Jonah is a fugitive; but at the same time resolves to help a flight that paves its rear with gold.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
He was a believer, who was interested in religion primarily in its political aspect, and the new doctrine which ventured upon several new interpretations, just because it paved the way to discussion and analysis, was in principle disagreeable to him.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
It was in the hands of two ministers, one lady, and two Jews, and all these people, though the way had been paved already with them, Stepan Arkadyevitch had to see in Petersburg.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
We had, on our way out, to cross a paved hall, with glass sides and roof, over which a vine was trained.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
While we were still on our way to those detached apartments across the paved yard at the back, he asked me how often I had seen Miss Havisham eat and drink; offering me a breadth of choice, as usual, between a hundred times and once.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
It was a small paved yard into which they turned; and here they encountered a stout man with a bunch of whiskers on his face, and a bunch of keys in his hand.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
It was these two actions, therefore, which laid the foundation of his future fame and paved the way for his triumphs in Spain and Africa.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
At length the Norman received a blow, which, though its force was partly parried by his shield, for otherwise never more would De Bracy have again moved limb, descended yet with such violence on his crest, that he measured his length on the paved floor.
The chambers were paved in red bricks, which were washed every week, with straw mats in front of all the beds.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context