1 The divining party again laid their heads together: apparently they could not agree about the word or syllable the scene illustrated.
2 Never once in their dialogues did I hear a syllable of regret at the hospitality they had extended to me, or of suspicion of, or aversion to, myself.
3 Not a syllable had ever reached her of Miss Darcy's meditated elopement.
4 to Miss Lydia Bennet, without there being a syllable said of her father, or the place where she lived, or anything.
5 Its effect was most extraordinary; for on first hearing it, Mrs. Bennet sat quite still, and unable to utter a syllable.
6 Her features were so sad, they did not seem hers: she evidently regarded what she had heard as every syllable true.
7 But I was rendered dumb in the middle of the first sentence, by a threat that I should be shown into a room by myself the very next syllable I uttered.
8 His imperial majesty spoke often to me, and I returned answers: but neither of us could understand a syllable.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan SwiftContext Highlight In PART 1: CHAPTER II.
9 I will take my oath he never dropt a syllable of being tired of her, or of wishing to marry Miss Morton, or any thing like it.
10 She caught every syllable with panting eagerness; her hand, unknowingly to herself, closely pressed her sister's, and tears covered her cheeks.
11 We interchanged that confidence without shaping a syllable.
12 At the coach window, as at the dinner-party, he hovered about us without a moment's intermission, like a great vulture: gorging himself on every syllable that I said to Agnes, or Agnes said to me.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 26. I FALL INTO CAPTIVITY
13 The otherwise immovable Miss Murdstone laughed contemptuously in one short syllable.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 38. A DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
14 "You set off with the mother and you return with the son," he said, articulating each syllable, as though each were a separate favor he was bestowing.
15 It was the idea also, that this same spermaceti was that quickening humor of the Greenland Whale which the first syllable of the word literally expresses.