1 It was a most beautiful season; never did the fields bestow a more plentiful harvest or the vines yield a more luxuriant vintage, but my eyes were insensible to the charms of nature.
2 We travelled at the time of the vintage and heard the song of the labourers as we glided down the stream.
3 Then Sherlock Holmes cocked his eye at me, leaning back on the cushions with a pleased and yet critical face, like a connoisseur who has just taken his first sip of a comet vintage.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In IV. The Adventure of The Stockbroker's Clerk
4 Its appearance and the dust upon the bottle showed that it was no common vintage which the murderers had enjoyed.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ABBEY GRANGE
5 While Jean Valjean was putting on his coat, Fauchelevent had removed the bell and kneecap, which now hung on a nail beside a vintage basket that adorned the wall.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IX—THE MAN WITH THE BELL
6 The porter opens; I have my vintage basket on my back, the child is in it, I go out.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 8: CHAPTER I—WHICH TREATS OF THE MANNER OF ENTERING A CONVEN...
7 We all know how they live upon whales, and have rare old vintages of prime old train oil.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 65. The Whale as a Dish.
8 He was austere with himself; drank gin when he was alone, to mortify a taste for vintages; and though he enjoyed the theatre, had not crossed the doors of one for twenty years.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis StevensonContext Highlight In CHAPTER STORY OF THE DOOR