1 An obscure ramification ever at work; a construction which is immense and ignored.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—FUTURE PROGRESS
2 These ramifications of pipes with their hundred elbows imitated those old leafless vine-stocks which writhe over the fronts of old farm-houses.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IV—THE GROPINGS OF FLIGHT
3 Thanks to their ramifications, and to the network underlying their relations, Babet, Gueulemer, Claquesous, and Montparnasse were charged with the general enterprise of the ambushes of the department of the Seine.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—COMPOSITION OF THE TROUPE
4 The Parisian societies had ramifications in the principal cities, Lyons, Nantes, Lille, Marseilles, and each had its Society of the Rights of Man, the Charbonniere, and The Free Men.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—FACTS WHENCE HISTORY SPRINGS AND WHICH HISTORY ...
5 This figure is but a summary one and half exact, the right angle, which is the customary angle of this species of subterranean ramifications, being very rare in vegetation.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—ANCIENT HISTORY OF THE SEWER
6 But in order to do this, he must have been thoroughly familiar with the enormous madrepore of the sewer in all its ramifications and in all its openings.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—HE ALSO BEARS HIS CROSS
7 It had as many ramifications as the Cretan labyrinth, as many fluctuations as the northern lights, as much colour as a parterre in June, and was as crowded with figures as a coronation.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 2: 3 How a Little Sound Produced a Great Dream
8 My ramifications stretch out into many sections of society, but never, I am happy to say, into amateur sport, which is the best and soundest thing in England.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE MISSING THREE-QUARTER
9 This was the ultimate belief on which all the systems elaborated by human thought in almost all their ramifications rested.
10 The ramifications of cousins, double cousins, cousins-in-law and kissing cousins were so intricate and involved that no one but a born Georgian could ever unravel them.