PRIME's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of prime
Definition:
a. first in excellence, quality, or value; at the best stage; peak; first in degree or rank; chief
Example:
Jordan tonight announced that his group arrested the prime suspect in last week's rocket attack.
Sentence in Classic:
I found plenty strawberries, ripe and prime; and green summer grapes, and green razberries; and the green blackberries was just beginning to show.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
As regularity is a prime condition facilitating activity, regularity in his household was carried to the highest point of exactitude.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Only be a loving child to me in my age, and bear with my whims and fancies; and you will do more for an old woman whose prime of life was not so happy or conciliating as it might have been, than ever that old woman did for you.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
For the one discouraged informers and gave heart to those who were disposed to conspire, the other prepared an easy road to his own death, or rather was prime mover in a conspiracy against himself.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
At last we entered the palace, and proceeded into the chamber of presence, where I saw the king seated on his throne, attended on each side by persons of prime quality.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
The hermit, as if wishing to answer to the confidence of his guest, threw back his cowl, and showed a round bullet head belonging to a man in the prime of life.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
He enveloped in a blind and profound faith every one who had a function in the state, from the prime minister to the rural policeman.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
He seldom spoke to Laurie, but he looked at him often, and a shadow would pass across his face, as if regretting his own lost youth, as he watched the young man in his prime.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Aunt Bessie crept in next day, tried to pump her, tried to prime the pump by again hinting that Kennicott might have his own affairs.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
But with William and Fanny Price it was still a sentiment in all its prime and freshness, wounded by no opposition of interest, cooled by no separate attachment, and feeling the influence of time and absence only in its increase.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
Anne admired the good acting of the friend, in being able to shew such pleasure as she did, in the expectation and in the actual arrival of the very person whose presence must really be interfering with her prime object.
Persuasion By Jane Austen Context