1 But these forces increase as we go higher, so that we have a spiral which in defiance of reason rests upon the apex and not on the base.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
2 Kennicott drew from the injured leg the thick red "German sock," the innumerous other socks of gray and white wool, then the spiral bandage.
3 It was reached by a spiral staircase which terminated in the corner of the room at a square hole like the hatchway of a ship.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 12: CHAPTER I—HISTORY OF CORINTHE FROM ITS FOUNDATION
4 The whitewashed brick plantation house seemed an island set in a wild red sea, a sea of spiraling, curving, crescent billows petrified suddenly at the moment when the pink-tipped waves were breaking into surf.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER I
5 Afternoon and hush and the far-off sound of the wagons coming in from the spiraling red fields.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XXXIV
6 They were charred spirals of what appeared to be wood.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XXVIII
7 A cold grey sky threatened rain, and a high wind drove the dust in wild spirals up and down the streets.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
8 His art was all tubes and valves and spirals and strange colours, ultra-modern, yet with a certain power, even a certain purity of form and tone: only Mellors thought it cruel and repellent.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H LawrenceGet Context In Chapter 18
9 Sometimes he crossed his arms and leaned on his hoe, and slowly descended the endless spirals of revery.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IX—CLOISTERED
10 It spiralizes in ye; forks out at the serpent-snapping eye.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 36. The Quarter-Deck.
11 Now as the blubber envelopes the whale precisely as the rind does an orange, so is it stripped off from the body precisely as an orange is sometimes stripped by spiralizing it.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 67. Cutting In.
12 When at last the twelve rods were made, Ahab tried them, one by one, by spiralling them, with his own hand, round a long, heavy iron bolt.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 113. The Forge.
13 Then it darted a thousand feet straight up into the air; then spiralized downwards, and went eddying again round his head.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 130. The Hat.
14 A grain fell and spiralled down; a petal fell, filled and sank.
Between the Acts By Virginia WoolfGet Context In Unit 3