1 The whole series of my life appeared to me as a dream; I sometimes doubted if indeed it were all true, for it never presented itself to my mind with the force of reality.
2 Neither yours nor any man's death is needed to consummate the series of my being and accomplish that which must be done, but it requires my own.
3 Evidently it surprised her as much as it did me, for she yawned and with a series of rapid, deft movements stood up into the room.
4 At least---- He fumbled with a series of beginnings.
5 As he drew near the town, he took an impression of change from the series of familiar objects that presented themselves.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In XX.THE MINISTER IN A MAZE
6 At this time of the year, and after such a series of rain, we shall certainly have very little more of it.
7 I considered the past: I saw in my own behaviour, since the beginning of our acquaintance with him last autumn, nothing but a series of imprudence towards myself, and want of kindness to others.
8 So, up a dark brown staircase into a series of three dark brown rooms on the first floor.
9 Of Dora's making a long series of surprised discoveries that she has forgotten all sorts of little things; and of everybody's running everywhere to fetch them.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 43. ANOTHER RETROSPECT
10 I had reason to believe that in accomplishing these failures we incurred a far greater expense than if we had achieved a series of triumphs.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 44. OUR HOUSEKEEPING
11 This was a lofty, mysterious religion connected with a whole series of noble thoughts and feelings, which one could do more than merely believe because one was told to, which one could love.
12 Another series of thoughts and mental images related to the life he longed to live now.
13 But a third series of ideas turned upon the question how to effect this transition from the old life to the new.
14 Shortly after his separation from his wife, he began writing his first note on the new judicial procedure, the first of the endless series of notes he was destined to write in the future.
15 And there passed before his mind a whole series of these mettlesome, vigorous, self-confident men, who always and everywhere drew his inquisitive attention in spite of himself.