1 She touched her bony forehead upon which a blue vein wriggled like a blue worm.
2 Though even that, you know, is far from explaining all, he added, and with the words fell into a vein of musing.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis StevensonContext Highlight In CHAPTER STORY OF THE DOOR
3 In its venerable one coat lay a certain vein of satire on human vanity in clothes.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 1: 1 A Face on Which Time Makes but Little Impression
4 "There was Kingsbere church likewise," Fairway recommenced, as one opening a new vein of the same mine of interest.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 1: 5 Perplexity among Honest People
5 I ought to be of the same vein, to make you happy, I suppose.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 3: 4 An Hour of Bliss and Many Hours of Sadness
6 Trouble has taught you a deeper vein of talk than mine.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 5: 2 A Lurid Light Breaks in upon a Darkened Understanding
7 There was more in the same vein but Scarlett did not finish it.
8 Had Charles with his fumbling awkwardness and his embarrassed intimacies tapped any of the deep vein of passionate feeling within her, her dreams of Ashley would not be ending with a kiss.
9 Not in your usual masterful vein at all.
10 There was in Lily a vein of sentiment, perhaps transmitted from this source, which gave an idealizing touch to her most prosaic purposes.
11 Sam's vein of piety was always uncommonly fervent in his mistress' presence; and he made great capital of scriptural figures and images.
12 Monte Cristo had pronounced the name of Fernand with such an expression of hatred that Mercedes felt a thrill of horror run through every vein.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 89. A Nocturnal Interview.
13 Every pulse beat with feverish excitement, every nerve was strained, every vein swollen, and every part of his body seemed to suffer distinctly from the rest, thus multiplying his agony a thousand-fold.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 111. Expiation.
14 Morrel, overpowered, turned around in the arm-chair; a delicious torpor permeated every vein.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 117. The Fifth of October.
15 Just over the external jugular vein there were two punctures, not large, but not wholesome-looking.