1 He recalled his arrival on the island, his presentation to a smuggler chief, a subterranean palace full of splendor, an excellent supper, and a spoonful of hashish.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 32. The Waking.
2 To no class of persons is the presentation of a gratuitous opera-box more acceptable than to the wealthy millionaire, who still hugs economy while boasting of carrying a king's ransom in his waistcoat pocket.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 53. Robert le Diable.
3 The members, apprised of the sort of presentation which was to be made that evening, were all in attendance.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 75. A Signed Statement.
4 By nature inoffensive, friendly, and obliging, his presentation at St. James's had made him courteous.
5 He could tell her nothing new of the wonders of his presentation and knighthood; and his civilities were worn out, like his information.
6 For about three years I heard little of him; but on the decease of the incumbent of the living which had been designed for him, he applied to me again by letter for the presentation.
7 The subject for history is not man's will itself but our presentation of it.
8 History surveys a presentation of man's life in which the union of these two contradictions has already taken place.
9 Whatever presentation of the activity of many men or of an individual we may consider, we always regard it as the result partly of man's free will and partly of the law of inevitability.
10 All the known incidents of their love were enlarged, distorted, touched up, and modified, till the original reality bore but a slight resemblance to the counterfeit presentation by surrounding tongues.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 6: 1 The Inevitable Movement Onward
11 We know there has been a presentation.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In Chapter 1. Mr. Sherlock Holmes
12 It is pitiable that frantic efforts must be made at critical times to get law-makers in some States even to listen to the respectful presentation of the black man's side of a current controversy.
13 I think that the presentation of facts, on a high, dignified plane, is all the begging that most rich people care for.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. WashingtonContext Highlight In Chapter XII.
14 Edward is only to hold the living till the person to whom the Colonel has really sold the presentation, is old enough to take it.
15 They saw heads decently impaled for presentation to the Sublime Porte.