Sentence in Classic:
The first and chief object of our Order, the foundation on which it rests and which no human power can destroy, is the preservation and handing on to posterity of a certain important mystery.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
On the contrary, it would have been better, for his preservation would then have naturally and tenderly addressed my heart.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Ever since my recovery from the fever I had been in the custom of taking every night a small quantity of laudanum, for it was by means of this drug only that I was enabled to gain the rest necessary for the preservation of life.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Elizabeth, particularly, who knew that her mother owed to the latter the preservation of her favourite daughter from irremediable infamy, was hurt and distressed to a most painful degree by a distinction so ill applied.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
The inconveniencies that they are therein exposed to, by the irregular and uncertain exercise of the power every man has of punishing the transgressions of others, make them take sanctuary under the established laws of government, and therein seek the preservation of their property.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke Context
So far as concerns the overthrow or preservation of his fair fame and his earthly state, and perchance his life, he is in my hands.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context
She therefore put the boy on the ground, and, adjusting her dress and bonnet, she walked on at as rapid a pace as she thought consistent with the preservation of appearances.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context