1 The Sperm Whale blows as a clock ticks, with the same undeviating and reliable uniformity.
2 There was, it is true, a limit to this tendency to uniformity.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 2: 4 Eustacia Is Led on to an Adventure
3 Another had such a very dirty old uniform that there was an unpleasant odour in his proximity.
4 My uniform, perhaps, was tidy, but I could not go out to dinner in my uniform.
5 He had just entered, wearing an embroidered court uniform, knee breeches, and shoes, and had stars on his breast and a serene expression on his flat face.
6 Boris paused in the middle of the room, looked round, brushed a little dust from the sleeve of his uniform, and going up to a mirror examined his handsome face.
7 He had on a brand-new uniform showing the creases where it had been folded and thick gold epaulettes which seemed to stand rather than lie down on his massive shoulders.
8 Beside Kutuzov sat an Austrian general, in a white uniform that looked strange among the Russian black ones.
9 Suddenly on the road at the top of the high ground, artillery and troops in blue uniform were seen.
10 Having dressed for his attendance at court in full parade uniform, which he had not worn for a long time, he went into Bilibin's study fresh, animated, and handsome, with his hand bandaged.
11 Rostov had not yet had time to get his uniform.
12 Without answering, Rostov shook the soldier's Cross of St. George fastened to the cording of his uniform and, indicating a bandaged arm, glanced at Berg with a smile.
13 The handsome young Emperor Alexander, in the uniform of the Horse Guards, wearing a cocked hat with its peaks front and back, with his pleasant face and resonant though not loud voice, attracted everyone's attention.
14 Kutuzov, with his uniform unbuttoned so that his fat neck bulged over his collar as if escaping, was sitting almost asleep in a low chair, with his podgy old hands resting symmetrically on its arms.
15 An Austrian officer in a white uniform with green plumes in his hat galloped up to Kutuzov and asked in the Emperor's name had the fourth column advanced into action.