1 This was difficult, for Scarlett had not a subtle bone in her body; and Gerald was so much like her he never failed to penetrate her weak subterfuges, even as she penetrated his.
2 He took in her dishabille in one glance that seemed to penetrate through her wrapper.
3 All he had done was let the Yankees penetrate eighty-eight miles into Georgia.
4 It seemed to penetrate even her ice-locked heart and strength came coursing back into her body.
5 Something of her exasperated weariness seemed to penetrate his mind, calling it back from its wanderings, for he raised her hands with tenderness and, turning them palm up, looked at the calluses.
6 And now, it was either too late or she did not have the patience or the wisdom to penetrate their small secretive hearts.
7 She would be able to arrange her life as she pleased, to soar into that empyrean of security where creditors cannot penetrate.
8 And even if she were not, the sound of the bell would penetrate every recess of her tiny apartment, and rouse her to answer her friend's call.
9 Yes, their supreme lord and dictator was there, though hitherto unseen by any eyes not permitted to penetrate into the now sacred retreat of the cabin.
10 The foundation does not penetrate the deck, but the masonry is firmly secured to the surface by ponderous knees of iron bracing it on all sides, and screwing it down to the timbers.
11 The future was a mystery which she never attempted to penetrate.
12 He observed by the vacant expression of the Indian's countenance, that his eye, accustomed to the open air had not yet been able to penetrate the dusky light which pervaded the depth of the cavern.
13 The warrior whose eye is open can see his enemy, said Magua, once more shifting his ground, when he found himself unable to penetrate the caution of his companion.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 28
14 At the same moment the bell sounded deep in the wood, so clear and solemnly that five or six determined to penetrate somewhat further.
15 He began by moving his bed, and looked around for anything with which he could pierce the wall, penetrate the moist cement, and displace a stone.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.