1 This preservative she had now obtained; and at the age of twenty-seven, without having ever been handsome, she felt all the good luck of it.
2 Bodies in the dissecting-rooms are injected with preservative fluid.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In II. The Adventure of the Cardboard Box
3 He took no "preservative measures," as they may be called.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—A TEMPEST IN A SKULL
4 They all preserve, however, the common characteristics of barrenness, inhospitality, and misery.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
5 Our sole object in taking these things is to preserve our health.
6 I have heard from Miss Louisa that you still preserve that bottle.
7 But I touch him up with you when he comes it too strong, and so we preserve an understanding.
8 And yet he was powerless to preserve his privacy; he was a hired man, and these people were his masters.
9 Wrapped up carefully to preserve it from damage and dry-rot was the old family cradle, of rosewood.
10 Here it is; I would not burn it, because being even then very little satisfied with Mr Elliot, I was determined to preserve every document of former intimacy.
11 His fervid nature could not afford to relinquish one of these, though two of the three were as many as he could hope to preserve.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 3: 4 An Hour of Bliss and Many Hours of Sadness
12 Moreover, it had become a religion with him to preserve in good condition all that had lapsed from his mother's hands to his own.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 5: 6 Thomasin Argues with Her Cousin, and He Writes a Letter
13 I keep it only to safeguard myself, and to preserve a weapon which will always secure me from any steps which he might take in the future.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
14 It was worth an effort to preserve it.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
15 I was determined to preserve my disguise as long as possible, and hence my preference for a dirty face.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP