VIGILANCE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of vigilance
Definition:
n. watchfulness; wakefulness; process of paying close and continuous attention
Example:
While online auction sites feature some great deals, I guess buyer vigilance is always required.
Sentence in Classic:
But Wemmick was equally untiring and gentle in his vigilance, and the Aged read on, quite unconscious of his many rescues.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
She was vexed to see that, in spite of so many years of vigilance, she had blundered twice within five minutes.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
At these moments I often endeavoured to put an end to the existence I loathed, and it required unceasing attendance and vigilance to restrain me from committing some dreadful act of violence.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
This wretch had succeeded in escaping the vigilance of the police, he had changed his name, and had succeeded in getting himself appointed mayor of one of our small northern towns; in this town he had established a considerable commerce.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
For the last ten months my ministers have redoubled their vigilance, in order to watch the shore of the Mediterranean.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
He ate and drank with an appetite that no sense of danger could disturb, but his vigilance seemed never to desert him.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
Secondly, such a statement would most undoubtedly induce greater vigilance on the part of slaveholders than has existed heretofore among them; which would, of course, be the means of guarding a door whereby some dear brother bondman might escape his galling chains.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass Context
I slid back the panelled sides, got in with my light, pulled them together again, and felt secure against the vigilance of Heathcliff, and every one else.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte Context