1 I laughed aloud as the yolks of their eyeballs rolled toward us in haughty rivalry.
2 A feeling such as his was profaned by talk of the rivalry of some Petersburg officer, of the suppositions and the counsels of Stepan Arkadyevitch.
3 Little Wade was no longer an annoyance, for the family, black and white, and the neighbors idolized him and there was a never-ceasing rivalry as to whose lap he should occupy.
4 I know the gentle rivalry to lead the reels very well and so-- The doctor mopped his brow and cast a quizzical glance at the corner, where his wife sat among the chaperons.
5 The local deputy, who nosed out all rivalry everywhere, soon began to grow uneasy over this religion.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MADELEINE
6 The rivalry would cease; the future was beginning again.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 15: CHAPTER III—WHILE COSETTE AND TOUSSAINT ARE ASLEEP
7 This is more particularly the case with republics, as in Tuscany for example; for contention and rivalry have always made, and always will make it extremely hard for one republic to bring another into subjection.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XII.
8 Whereupon, the senate, not to be outdone by the commons, proposed, out of rivalry, to extend the consulship of Quintius.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXIV.
9 There is no folly so besotted that the idiotic rivalries of society, the prurience, the rashness, the blindness of youth, will not hurry a man to its commission.