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Classic Sentence: (76 in 6 pages)
1  You admired their frocks or their babies indiscriminately and teased about beaux and complimented husbands and giggled modestly and denied that you had any charms at all compared with theirs.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  There were crowds in front of every other counter but theirs, girls chattering, men buying.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
3  It was still theirs, that slender iron line winding through the sunny valley toward Atlanta.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
4  Even in this flash of revelation, she realized vaguely that, foolish though they seemed, theirs was the right attitude.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
5  She had not thought of her own situation at all: she was simply engrossed in trying to put a little order in theirs.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
6  And for all its fat richness, theirs is a pioneer land.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
7  If she was egotistic about her tiny learning, they were at least as much so regarding theirs.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
8  Because, in the case of pirates, say, I should like to know whether that profession of theirs has any peculiar glory about it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 53. The Gam.
9  Huggins's is far better than theirs; but, by great odds, Beale's is the best.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 56. Of the Less Erroneous Pictures of Whales, and...
10  This procedure of theirs, to be sure, was very disinterested and benevolent of them.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 72. The Monkey-Rope.
11  Now the defendants afterwards took the fish; ergo, the aforesaid articles were theirs.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 89. Fast-Fish and Loose-Fish.
12  For the moment all the aghast mate's thoughts seemed theirs; they raised a half mutinous cry.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 119. The Candles.
13  One after another they peered in, for nothing but their own eyes could persuade such ignorance as theirs, and one after another they slunk away.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 124. The Needle.
14  So long as they paid, however, they had nothing to fear, the house was all theirs.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 4
15  It was hard for them to realize that the wonderful house was theirs to move into whenever they chose.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 5
Example Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  General Accident will follow with theirs in the afternoon, when it will also announce its bonus rates for life policies.
2  The fox that had lost its tail would persuade others out of theirs.
3  Know your own faults before blaming others for theirs.
4  Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.
5  They said Democrats should be allowed to nominate the Democrat of their choosing, and Republicans, the Republican candidate of theirs.
6  There was a big group of a dozen people at the table next to theirs.
7  If you don't build your dream, someone will hire you to build theirs.
8  Goods are theirs that enjoy them.
9  When our washing machine broke, our neighbours let us use theirs.
10  I think she's a relation of theirs.
11  Our team was victorious over theirs in the contest.
12  The departure of the migrant workers for the holiday season has also shown up how dependent the city dwellers now are on these country cousins of theirs.
13  The athletes waited, with each sinew of theirs tensed.
14  They had a humble look, and when Huck prepared his pipe after the meal and was going to prepare theirs, they said no, they were not feeling very well -- something they ate at dinner had disagreed with them.
15  As the large birds complained that they could not taste theirs, and the small ones choked and had to be patted on the back.