1 Their pronunciation was quick, and the words they uttered, not having any apparent connection with visible objects, I was unable to discover any clue by which I could unravel the mystery of their reference.
2 I never saw this great-uncle but I'm supposed to look like him--with special reference to the rather hard-boiled painting that hangs in Father's office.
3 He took himself to task for his bad sympathies in reference to Roger Chillingworth, disregarded the lesson that he should have drawn from them, and did his best to root them out.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In XI. THE INTERIOR OF A HEART
4 Indeed, the same dark question often rose into her mind with reference to the whole race of womanhood.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
5 His subject, it appeared, had been the relation between the Deity and the communities of mankind, with a special reference to the New England which they were here planting in the wilderness.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In XXIII. THE REVELATION OF THE SCARLET LETTER
6 After many days, when time sufficed for the people to arrange their thoughts in reference to the foregoing scene, there was more than one account of what had been witnessed on the scaffold.
7 I do not recall that I felt any tenderness of conscience in reference to Mrs. Joe, when the fear of being found out was lifted off me.
8 And here I may remark that when Mr. Wopsle referred to me, he considered it a necessary part of such reference to rumple my hair and poke it into my eyes.
9 By degrees he fell to reposing such great confidence in me, as to ask my advice in reference to his own affairs.
10 Now, Herbert," said I, "with reference to gaining some knowledge of his history.
11 I should certainly not have gone, but for the reference to my Uncle Provis.
12 Still, the reference to Provis by name mastered everything.
13 There was a twitch of Miss Betsey's head, after each of these sentences, as if her own old wrongs were working within her, and she repressed any plainer reference to them by strong constraint.
14 I found, when I did open it, that it was a very kind note, containing no reference to my condition at the theatre.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 25. GOOD AND BAD ANGELS
15 In the state of trouble into which his disclosure by my fire had thrown me, I had thought very much of the words Agnes had used in reference to the partnership.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 26. I FALL INTO CAPTIVITY