1 Kennicott's rival gasped at this insult to professional ethics, and he took an appreciable second before he recovered his social manner.
2 The aristocracy of Gopher Prairie, even the wives of the rival doctors, took part, and for several days there was community spirit and much uplift.
3 Before Harry could answer she threatened that Ray and she would start a rival shop.
Main Street By Sinclair LewisGet Context In CHAPTER XXI
4 At home she wondered if the little beast might not be suggesting himself as a rival to Erik, but that abysmal bedragglement she would not consider.
Main Street By Sinclair LewisGet Context In CHAPTER XXXI
5 Reference to nearly all the leviathanic allusions in the great poets of past days, will satisfy you that the Greenland whale, without one rival, was to them the monarch of the seas.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
6 As ashore, the ladies often cause the most terrible duels among their rival admirers; just so with the whales, who sometimes come to deadly battle, and all for love.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 88. Schools and Schoolmasters.
7 The two rival sets of grafters hired halls and set off fireworks and made speeches, to try to get the people interested in the matter.
8 Behind these again swung, heavily opening and closing in silken folds, the rival standards of England and France.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperGet Context In CHAPTER 15
9 The warriors uttered a common ejaculation of pleasure, and then turned their eyes, inquiringly, on the movements of his rival.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperGet Context In CHAPTER 29
10 Tottering among them was the rival color bearer, whom the youth saw had been bitten vitally by the bullets of the last formidable volley.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen CraneGet Context In Chapter 23
11 But, whether influenced by the jealousy that seems instinctive with every petted child towards a dangerous rival, or from whatever caprice of her freakish nature, Pearl would show no favour to the clergyman.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneGet Context In XIX. THE CHILD AT THE BROOKSIDE
12 You see,' he said, still hugging himself in that unpleasant way, and shaking his head at me, 'you're quite a dangerous rival, Master Copperfield.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 39. WICKFIELD AND HEEP
13 There are people who, on meeting a successful rival, no matter in what, are at once disposed to turn their backs on everything good in him, and to see only what is bad.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In PART 1: Chapter 14
14 You took fright at the sight of your rival.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In PART 2: Chapter 17
15 In the shed there were five horses in their separate stalls, and Vronsky knew that his chief rival, Gladiator, a very tall chestnut horse, had been brought there, and must be standing among them.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In PART 2: Chapter 21