1 Georgiana had the highest opinion in the world of Elizabeth; though at first she often listened with an astonishment bordering on alarm at her lively, sportive, manner of talking to her brother.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane AustenGet Context In Chapter 61
2 Traddles would be often at the bottom of the staircase, looking on, and taking charge of sportive messages from Dora to the dearest girl in the world.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 48. DOMESTIC
3 All the oarsmen are involved in its perilous contortions; so that to the timid eye of the landsman, they seem as Indian jugglers, with the deadliest snakes sportively festooning their limbs.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 60. The Line.