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 Meanings and Examples of PORTAL
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portal
 n.  a grand and imposing entrance; a short vein that carries blood into the liver
Classic Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  Neither did he appear to have pursued any course of reading which might fit him for a degree in science or any other recognized portal which would give him an entrance into the learned world.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
2  The hermit speedily unbolted his portal, and admitted Locksley, with his two companions.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
3  I went out through the portal into the sunlit world again as soon as my hunger was satisfied.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In IV
4  A sudden thought came into my head as I stooped towards the portal.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In X
5  With the same hard demeanour, she was led back to prison, and vanished from the public gaze within its iron-clamped portal.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In III. THE RECOGNITION
6  At one extremity, this spacious room was lighted by the windows of the two towers, which formed a small recess on either side of the portal.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VII. THE GOVERNOR'S HALL
7  The portal was two hundred and twenty feet high, and one hundred wide; but words are wanting to express the materials of which it was built.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XVIII
8  It would fly wildly with the stumps of its burned wings towards that radiant portal.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—ONE SOMETIMES RUNS AGROUND WHEN ONE FANCIES T...
9  Suddenly little Gerda stepped through the great portal into the palace.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
10  Entering a portal, fastened only by a latch, I stood amidst a space of enclosed ground, from which the wood swept away in a semicircle.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
11  The trees about the portal of the chapel moved soughingly in a soft wind.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 7
12  Up the street they went, past stores and gay shops, across a broad square, until with a hundred others they entered the high portal of a great building.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In XIII
13  In the cab they continued to remain silent through the brief drive which carried them to the illuminated portals of the Stepneys' hotel.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
14  Within the precincts of her home she felt like one who has entered and lingered within the portals of some forbidden temple in which a thousand muffled voices bade her begone.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXIX
15  A sufficient time before he would have allowed the problem to kick its heels at the outer portals of his mind, but now he felt compelled to give serious attention to it.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 1
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