Sentence in Classic:
Also, were you to sketch him, you would be sketching a veritable Prometheus, for his glance is as that of an eagle, and he walks with measured, stately stride.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Certain convicts who were forever dreaming of escape, ended by making a veritable science of force and skill combined.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
One of the conversations among the young men, at which Marius was present and in which he sometimes joined, was a veritable shock to his mind.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
But, for those who study the tongue as it should be studied, that is to say, as geologists study the earth, slang appears like a veritable alluvial deposit.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
There existed in the army of order, veritable guerilleros, some of the sword, like Fannicot, others of the pen, like Henri Fonfrede.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
In some instances, to the quick, observant eye, those linear marks, as in a veritable engraving, but afford the ground for far other delineations.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
We were standing outside talking, when they all came running up the steps together, big and little, tow heads and gold heads and brown, and flashing little naked legs; a veritable explosion of life out of the dark cave into the sunlight.
Albert, who was a great smoker, and who had considered it no small sacrifice to be deprived of the cigars of the Cafe de Paris, approached the table, and uttered a cry of joy at perceiving some veritable puros.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
A growl, so exceedingly fierce and natural, proceeded from the beast, that the young Indian released his hold and started aside, as if to assure himself that it was not a veritable bear, and no counterfeit, that was rolling before him.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context