1 On the desk among the neat array of papers, a large envelope was uppermost, and bore, in the doctor's hand, the name of Mr. Utterson.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis StevensonContext Highlight In CHAPTER THE LAST NIGHT
2 She strode swinging down the wet drive, her sullen resentment uppermost.
3 Oliver Twist being uppermost in his mind, he made him his theme.
4 It was no very difficult task, for the grave was so full, that the uppermost coffin was within a few feet of the surface.
5 The one who had been uppermost was Yeobright; he who had been completely submerged was Wildeve.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 5: 9 Sights and Sounds Draw the Wanderers Together
6 But as I listened to his talk all that was black and bitter in me seemed to come uppermost.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In IV. THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY
7 Taking the forms, he carried them over to the window and carefully examined that which was uppermost.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE MISSING THREE-QUARTER
8 As she folded it, so that her note was uppermost, she caught Gerald's words, "Your mother--typhoid--under no condition--to come home--" She almost sobbed.
9 The sense of these doubts was uppermost when, late one afternoon, she was surprised by a visit from Lawrence Selden.
10 Rachel glanced quickly at her husband, as Eliza tremulously answered "yes;" her fears, ever uppermost, suggesting that possibly there might be advertisements out for her.
11 That worthy lady had wiped away many tears of her own, during the scene; but concern for the consequence of such an excitement to her young charge was uppermost in her mind.
12 It had four steps, and a stone to cross over when you came to the uppermost.
13 I know likewise, that writers of travels, like dictionary-makers, are sunk into oblivion by the weight and bulk of those who come last, and therefore lie uppermost.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan SwiftContext Highlight In PART 4: CHAPTER XII.
14 If her heart chance to come uppermost, they vanish.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
15 Elinor tried to talk of something else; but Miss Steele could not be kept beyond a couple of minutes, from what was uppermost in her mind.