1 Trainloads of negroes had been rushed from town to town, voting at every precinct along the way.
2 While these marvels meet Dardanian Aeneas' eyes, while he dizzily hangs rapt in one long gaze, Dido the queen entered the precinct, beautiful exceedingly, a youthful train thronging round her.
3 So here Ulysses stood for a while and looked about him, but when he had looked long enough he crossed the threshold and went within the precincts of the house.
4 There was a young olive growing within the precincts of the house, in full vigour, and about as thick as a bearing-post.
5 The shape standing before me had never crossed my eyes within the precincts of Thornfield Hall before; the height, the contour were new to me.
6 Standing, for the most part, on the hallowed precincts of the quarter-deck, they were careful not to speak or rustle their feet.
7 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.
8 Deeply regretting this weakness on the part of a sister muse, we shall at once retire from her sacred precincts, within the proper limits of our own humble vocation.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 18
9 But their curiosity was disappointed; for these outlets only looked upon the court of the castle, and the sound came from beyond its precincts.
10 It was eleven o'clock when he came in, though he had not been further than the precincts of the garden.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 3: 3 The First Act in a Timeworn Drama