1 The bitter waters of life surged high about him, their sterile taste was on his lips.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 2: Chapter 14
2 To the sterile winter air the wood gave a scent of March sap.
Main Street By Sinclair LewisGet Context In CHAPTER XVI
3 It was the sterile and rugged district which separates the tributaries of Champlain from those of the Hudson, the Mohawk, and the St. Lawrence.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperGet Context In CHAPTER 21
4 And your nasty, sterile want of common sympathy is in the worst taste imaginable.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H LawrenceGet Context In Chapter 13
5 They give us, now and then, some of those luxurious sterile emotions that have a certain charm for the weak.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar WildeGet Context In CHAPTER 8
6 It really seemed that Sonya did not feel her position trying, and had grown quite reconciled to her lot as a sterile flower.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 16: CHAPTER VIII
7 It is on this condition that it ceases to be a sterile love of science.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VI—THE ABSOLUTE GOODNESS OF PRAYER
8 Kennicott had inherited it from a medical predecessor, and changed it only by adding a white enameled operating-table, a sterilizer, a Roentgen-ray apparatus, and a small portable typewriter.