1 They had something of the sort of pleasure in us, I suppose, that they might have had in a pretty toy, or a pocket model of the Colosseum.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 3. I HAVE A CHANGE
2 It was, that Dora seemed by one consent to be regarded like a pretty toy or plaything.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 41. DORA'S AUNTS
3 Of Dora's being ready, and of Miss Lavinia's hovering about her, loth to lose the pretty toy that has given her so much pleasant occupation.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 43. ANOTHER RETROSPECT
4 The victim, from my cradle, of pecuniary liabilities to which I have been unable to respond, I have ever been the sport and toy of debasing circumstances.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 52. I ASSIST AT AN EXPLOSION
5 She went to a toy shop, bought toys and thought over a plan of action.
6 She had not time to undo, and so carried back with her, the parcel of toys she had chosen the day before in a toy shop with such love and sorrow.
7 He was in the position of a man seeking food in toy shops and tool shops.
8 But now she knew her feelings of that long-past night were those of a spoiled child thwarted of a toy.
9 When he was sitting, or standing still, he swayed back and forth incessantly, like a rocking toy.
10 He was like a babe which, having wept its fill, raises its eyes and fixes upon a distant toy.
11 He rose with a jerk, like a toy suddenly pulled straight by a string.
12 It was the toy which he had promised to bring home.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
13 They would come to me with eager cries of astonishment, like children, but like children they would soon stop examining me and wander away after some other toy.
14 Somehow her exquisite shape reminded him of an ivory toy, in such fair, white, transparent relief did it stand out against the dull blur of the surrounding throng.
15 Moreover her father, though excessively fond of her, treated her always as a toy; with the result that, as she grew to years of discretion, she became wholly wayward and spoilt.