1 From this day natural philosophy, and particularly chemistry, in the most comprehensive sense of the term, became nearly my sole occupation.
2 I had worked hard for nearly two years, for the sole purpose of infusing life into an inanimate body.
3 The days now passed as peaceably as before, with the sole alteration that joy had taken place of sadness in the countenances of my friends.
4 These emotions, in fact, and its bitterest scorn besides, seemed to be the sole portion that she retained in the universal heart.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In V. HESTER AT HER NEEDLE
5 Heart-smitten at this bewildering and baffling spell, that so often came between herself and her sole treasure, whom she had bought so dear, and who was all her world, Hester sometimes burst into passionate tears.
6 It was the sole resource; for he told me that the case must be over in five minutes when the witness was there, and that no power on earth could prevent its going against us.
7 All the rest he died possessed of, he bequeathed to Peggotty; whom he left residuary legatee, and sole executrix of that his last will and testament.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 31. A GREATER LOSS
8 Miss Mills and her journal were my sole consolation at this period.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 38. A DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
9 The sole difference lay in the fact that he was more busily occupied than ever.
10 But these cares and anxieties were for Darya Alexandrovna the sole happiness possible.
11 It was an evil action, of course, but it was the sole means of escape, and better not to brood over these fearful facts.
12 He recognized that the newspapers published a great deal that was superfluous and exaggerated, with the sole aim of attracting attention and outbidding one another.
13 It was an agonizing error, but it was the sole logical result of ages of human thought in that direction.
14 These are the sole dwellers in the wilderness.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
15 Our sole object in taking these things is to preserve our health.