1 It was not for her to press ahead of the villagers.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia WoolfGet Context In Unit 7
2 Alone I linger, I pluck the bitter herb by the ruined wall, the churchyard wall, and press its sour, its sweet, its sour, long grey leaf, so, twixt thumb and finger.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia WoolfGet Context In Unit 8
3 The press marked E was unlocked; and I took out the drawer, had it filled up with straw and tied in a sheet, and returned with it to Cavendish Square.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis StevensonGet Context In CHAPTER DR. LANYON'S NARRATIVE
4 Meanwhile the travellers continued to press on their journey with a dispatch which argued the extremity of the Jew's fears, since persons at his age are seldom fond of rapid motion.
5 That cannot endure," said Ivanhoe; "if they press not right on to carry the castle by pure force of arms, the archery may avail but little against stone walls and bulwarks.
6 They are fast rising at least," said Ulrica, with frightful composure; "and a signal shall soon wave to warn the besiegers to press hard upon those who would extinguish them.
7 Fanny was by this time crying so bitterly that, angry as he was, he would not press that article farther.
Mansfield Park By Jane AustenGet Context In CHAPTER XXXII
8 I do not mean to press you, however.
Mansfield Park By Jane AustenGet Context In CHAPTER XXXV
9 'Do not press me to reply,' answered Rose.
Oliver Twist By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER XXXV
10 With which assurance he rose, locked the door, took the key out, and pulling her bonnet from her head, flung it up to the top of an old press.
Oliver Twist By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER XLIV
11 Not to press you to alter your determination,' pursued the young man, 'but to hear you repeat it, if you would.
Oliver Twist By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER LI
12 'Press on, press on,' cried Fagin.
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13 When they were got a little farther, Anne ventured to press again for what he had to communicate.
14 Anne did not receive the perfect conviction which the Admiral meant to convey, but it would have been useless to press the enquiry farther.
15 Beyond these signs of his activity, however, which I merely shared with all the readers of the daily press, I knew little of my former friend and companion.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In I. A Scandal in Bohemia