v. belong; have connection with, or dependence on
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Sentence in Classic:
His pallor was so peculiar, that it seemed to pertain to one who had been long entombed, and who was incapable of resuming the healthy glow and hue of life.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Nor can I, in addition to making these addresses, escape the duty of calling the attention of the South and of the country in general, through the medium of the press, to matters that pertain to the interests of both races.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington Context
Nor did he at any time permit a foul word to creep into his speech, and would feel hurt even if in the speech of others there occurred a scornful reference to anything which pertained to rank and dignity.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
All that pertained to nature was sweet, or simply grand; while those parts which depended on the temper and movements of man were lively and playful.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
I am in high repute for my accomplishment in all pertaining to the art, and am joined with eleven others in reporting the debates in Parliament for a Morning Newspaper.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
But to all these her old antiquities, were added new and marvellous features, pertaining to the wild business that for more than half a century she had followed.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context