1 At his desire, she went hunting, which was his symbol of happiness, and she ordered porridge for breakfast, which was his symbol of morality.
2 He refused to wear soft hats; cleaved to a hard derby, as a symbol of virility and prosperity; and sometimes he forgot to take it off in the house.
Main Street By Sinclair LewisGet Context In CHAPTER XXIV
3 And of all these things the Albino whale was the symbol.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
4 There, then, he sat, the sign and symbol of a man without faith, hopelessly holding up hope in the midst of despair.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
5 Then come out those fiery effulgences, infernally superb; then the evil-blazing diamond, once the divinest symbol of the crystal skies, looks like some crown-jewel stolen from the King of Hell.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 93. The Castaway.
6 A dark valley between three mighty, heaven-abiding peaks, that almost seem the Trinity, in some faint earthly symbol.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 99. The Doubloon.
7 The wind that made great bellies of their sails, and rushed the vessel on by arms invisible as irresistible; this seemed the symbol of that unseen agency which so enslaved them to the race.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 134. The Chase—Second Day.
8 One of the girls had read somewhere that a red flag was the proper symbol for oppressed workers, and so they mounted one, and paraded all about the yards, yelling with rage.
9 The young chief removed a fold of his hunting skirt, and quietly exposed the fatal tuft of hair, which he bore as the symbol of victory.
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10 I fear more than that the chemical action which would be set up in my soul by a false homage to a symbol behind which are massed twenty centuries of authority and veneration.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James JoyceGet Context In Chapter 5
11 One and all we felt that the holy calm that lay like sunshine over the wasted face and form was only an earthly token and symbol of the calm that was to reign for ever.
12 There was grace and mystery in her attitude as if she were a symbol of something.
13 He asked himself what is a woman standing on the stairs in the shadow, listening to distant music, a symbol of.
14 You might be its visible symbol.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar WildeGet Context In CHAPTER 2
15 But here was a visible symbol of the degradation of sin.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar WildeGet Context In CHAPTER 8