Sentence in Classic:
Sport has, in my opinion, a great value, and as is always the case, we see nothing but what is most superficial.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Dolly saw that she had now completely recovered from the impression her arrival had made on her, and had assumed that superficial, careless tone which, as it were, closed the door on that compartment in which her deeper feelings and ideas were kept.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The head of the family, Count Ilya Rostov, continually drove about the city collecting the current rumors from all sides and gave superficial and hasty orders at home about the preparations for their departure.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Persons of superficial observation are apt to consider that a man clad in a different coat is quite a different person from what he used to be.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
The wounds of the face was superficial; the real injury was a depressed fracture of the skull, extending right up through the motor area.
These were her superficial considerations; but under them lurked the secret dread that the obligation might not always remain intolerable.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
She did not feel well physically but, forced by Melanie, she went to the store every day and tried to keep up a superficial interest in the mills.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
However, we will remark by the way, everything was not ridiculous and superficial in that curious epoch to which we are alluding, and which may be designated as the anarchy of baptismal names.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
His defects and his vices, for he had some, were all superficial; in short, his physiognomy was of the kind which succeeds with an observer.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
It may happen to us, in placing this formidable event on the stage, to say revolt now and then, but merely to distinguish superficial facts, and always preserving the distinction between revolt, the form, and insurrection, the foundation.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
Let us not go too far, however; in what concerns Jean Valjean, this forgetfulness and obliteration were merely superficial.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context