1 That was a neat way of smoothing a man's vanity and yet keeping him on the string, and Charles rose to it as though such bait were new and he the first to swallow it.
2 She felt that at any moment she would actually hear them break with the same pinging sound a banjo string makes when it snaps.
3 There was the faintest gleam of triumph in Rhett's eyes as he bent to tie Bonnie's shoe string.
4 While she spoke she had loosened the string from the parcel in her hand, and now she drew forth a letter which she laid on the table between Miss Bart and herself.
5 But she exclaimed over the lakes: dark water reflecting wooded bluffs, a flight of ducks, a fisherman in shirt sleeves and a wide straw hat, holding up a string of croppies.
6 But the frock had an original back, very low, with a central triangular section from the waist to a string of jet beads at the neck.
7 But the predestinated mate coming still closer to him, where the Lakeman stood fixed, now shook the heavy hammer within an inch of his teeth; meanwhile repeating a string of insufferable maledictions.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
8 I took a long piece of string from my pocket, and she lifted his head with the spade while I tied a noose around it.
9 The crabs hung on the branches as thick as beads on a string, purple-red, with a thin silvery glaze over them.
10 "The guv'ner" had made threats to disinherit another of his children also, sister Gwendolen, who had married an Italian marquis with a string of titles and a dueling record.
11 And he could string oaths with the facility of a maiden who strings beads.
12 Sublime is the dominion of the mind over the body, that, for a time, can make flesh and nerve impregnable, and string the sinews like steel, so that the weak become so mighty.
13 St. Clare had touched the right string.
14 Cassy, therefore, with woman's tact, touched the only string that could be made to vibrate.
15 There was need of paraffin oil, nails, string, dog biscuits, and iron for the horses' shoes, none of which could be produced on the farm.