Sentence in Classic:
She paused before him with a smile which seemed at once designed to admit him to her familiarity, and to remind him of the restrictions it imposed.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
This is not the place for enlarging disproportionately on certain ideas; nevertheless, while absolutely maintaining our reserves, our restrictions, and even our indignations, we must say that every time we encounter man in the Infinite, either well or ill understood, we feel ourselves overpowered with respect.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
Though their caution may prove eventually unnecessary, it was kindly meant; and of this you may be assured, that every advantage of affluence will be doubled by the little privations and restrictions that may have been imposed.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
For the last year and a half I have not had a hand in anything dishonourable, amid all that time I have been struggling in most restricted circumstances.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen Context
At the same time, it is never a very safe proceeding to peer deeply into the hearts of ladies; wherefore, restricting ourselves to the foregoing superficialities, let us proceed further on our way.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
To escape which dangers, whether of their own motion or at the instance of some of greater authority among them, they restrict themselves to dwell together in certain places, which they think will be more convenient to live in and easier to defend.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
This, be it said, is of course from the restricted point of view of the terrestrial life which is apparent, and without prejudging the profound question of the anterior or ulterior personality of the beings which are not man.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
For our part, we reserve to the word its ancient and precise, circumscribed and determined significance, and we restrict slang to slang.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
Thought on any subject whatever, outside of the restricted circle of his functions, would have been for him in any case useless and a fatigue; thought on the day which had just passed was a torture.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context