1 A poor specimen he was; afraid to stick up for his own beliefs--just as she was afraid, of her husband.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia WoolfGet Context In Unit 3
2 Connie really wondered at this queer, melancholy specimen of extraordinary success; it was said he had an income of fifty thousand dollars from America alone.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H LawrenceGet Context In Chapter 3
3 Freed from that he would have been as agreeable a specimen of rustic manhood as one would often see.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyGet Context In BOOK 1: 9 Love Leads a Shrewd Man into Strategy
4 On Egdon Heath Sunday proper did not begin till dinner-time, and even then it was a somewhat battered specimen of the day.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyGet Context In BOOK 3: 1 "My Mind to Me a Kingdom Is"
5 Hence, you see, my double deduction that you had been out in vile weather, and that you had a particularly malignant boot-slitting specimen of the London slavey.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
6 Some one wanted to learn to imitate your writing, and had to procure a specimen of it first.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In IV. The Adventure of The Stockbroker's Clerk
7 My friend took the lady's ungloved hand, and examined it with as close an attention and as little sentiment as a scientist would show to a specimen.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
8 There was a sound upon the stairs, and our door was opened to admit as fine a specimen of manhood as ever passed through it.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
9 The Psychologist leant forward to see, holding out his hand for a specimen.
10 If you'll stop to lunch I'll prove you this time travelling up to the hilt, specimen and all.
11 She was magnificently a specimen of the illiterate divorcee of forty made up to look thirty, clever, and alluring.
Main Street By Sinclair LewisGet Context In CHAPTER XXIX
12 But you must not suppose from this specimen of his sermonizings that he ever flew into downright passions with his congregation.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
13 But some specimen bones of it being taken across the sea to Owen, the English Anatomist, it turned out that this alleged reptile was a whale, though of a departed species.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 104. The Fossil Whale.
14 By all the codes which I am acquainted with, I am a devilishly wicked specimen of the sex.
15 I thought she was rather a funny specimen in the Jim Crow line.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher StoweGet Context In CHAPTER XX