Sentence in Classic:
We changed, and I had not made up my mind, and still reflected for my comfort that it would be quite practicable to get down and walk back, when we changed again.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Sleary instructing him, with his one practicable eye, that Bitzer was the object of his particular attentions.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Just as he had attained the upper end of the lane, where the underwood was thickest, four men sprung upon him, even as his fears anticipated, two from each side of the road, and seized him so fast, that resistance, if at first practicable, would have been now too late.
Known to have some influence with her sister, she was continually requested, or at least receiving hints to exert it, beyond what was practicable.
And this is the Bibliographical system here adopted; and it is the only one that can possibly succeed, for it alone is practicable.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Gorget, gusset, basinet, cuirass, gauntlet, sleeve, all alike in the view of these feminine eyes were practicable spaces whereon to sew scraps of fluttering colour.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
Before Hester Prynne could call together her thoughts, and consider what was practicable to be done in this new and startling aspect of affairs, the sound of military music was heard approaching along a contiguous street.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context
All the buildings and trees seemed easily practicable to such dexterous climbers as the Morlocks, to judge by their wells, must be.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells Context
Isabella, absorbed in her meditations, or a book, remained till the door opened; and it was too late to attempt an escape, which she would gladly have done had it been practicable.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context