SUBTERRANEAN in a Sentence

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subterranean
 a.  hidden; secret; situated or operating beneath the earth's surface; underground
Classic Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  There are as many different subterranean stages as there are varying works, as there are extractions.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—MINES AND MINERS
2  No singularity was lacking to this still subterranean crisis, which was already perceptible.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—FACTS WHENCE HISTORY SPRINGS AND WHICH HISTORY ...
3  A subterranean edifice erected in common by all the miserable.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—ROOTS
4  Jean Valjean found himself with Marius, who was still unconscious, in a sort of long, subterranean corridor.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXIV—PRISONER
5  Let the reader imagine Paris lifted off like a cover, the subterranean net-work of sewers, from a bird's eye view, will outline on the banks a species of large branch grafted on the river.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—ANCIENT HISTORY OF THE SEWER
6  This figure is but a summary one and half exact, the right angle, which is the customary angle of this species of subterranean ramifications, being very rare in vegetation.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—ANCIENT HISTORY OF THE SEWER
7  Hardly had Bruneseau crossed the first articulations of that subterranean network, when eight laborers out of the twenty refused to go any further.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV—BRUNESEAU.
8  with visiting the subterranean drains of Paris, had halted.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV—BRUNESEAU.
9  As the reader sees, the subterranean labyrinth of Paris is to-day more than ten times what it was at the beginning of the century.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—FUTURE PROGRESS
10  Three squads of agents and sewermen explored the subterranean drain of Paris, the first on the right bank, the second on the left bank, the third in the city.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—EXPLANATION
11  At the point where the Montmartre sewer joins the Grand Sewer, two other subterranean galleries, that of the Rue de Provence, and that of the Abattoir, form a square.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—HE ALSO BEARS HIS CROSS
12  This torch of the names of the streets of Paris, with which we are illuminating for the reader Jean Valjean's subterranean march, Jean Valjean himself did not possess.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IV—HE ALSO BEARS HIS CROSS
13  Tom found a subterranean lake, shortly, which stretched its dim length away until its shape was lost in the shadows.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
14  All night he heard the subterranean workman, who continued to mine his way.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
15  "Follow me, then," said the abbe, as he re-entered the subterranean passage, in which he soon disappeared, followed by Dantes.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 16. A Learned Italian.
Example Sentence:
1  This debate actually has been going on in subterranean form inside the Vatican for some time.
2  In medieval mythology, gnome was the special guardian and inhabitant of subterranean mines.