1 She could distinguish nothing but a volume of sound that rose and fell.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XXIII
2 She recognized the row of shelves from which he had taken down his La Bruyere, and the worn arm of the chair he had leaned against while she examined the precious volume.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 2: Chapter 12
3 But she dropped it when she sat on the couch, her chin in her hands, a volume of Yeats on her knees, and read aloud.
4 His broad-brim was placed beside him; his legs were stiffly crossed; his drab vesture was buttoned up to his chin; and spectacles on nose, he seemed absorbed in reading from a ponderous volume.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
5 But what plays the mischief with this masterly code is the admirable brevity of it, which necessitates a vast volume of commentaries to expound it.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 89. Fast-Fish and Loose-Fish.
6 Elsewhere in this volume the slanderous aspersion has been disproved, that the vocation of whaling is throughout a slatternly, untidy business.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 92. Ambergris.
7 During my researches in the Leviathanic histories, I stumbled upon an ancient Dutch volume, which, by the musty whaling smell of it, I knew must be about whalers.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 101. The Decanter.
8 No great and enduring volume can ever be written on the flea, though many there be who have tried it.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 104. The Fossil Whale.
9 The fact that a black scoundrel is allowed to live and utter such loathsome and repulsive calumnies is a volume of evidence as to the wonderful patience of Southern whites.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-BarnettGet Context In II
10 But perhaps that was why she fascinated him; the sheer volume of Marija's energy was overwhelming.
11 The open sympathy of the listeners stirred the spirit of the votary of music, whose voice regained its richness and volume, without losing that touching softness which proved its secret charm.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperGet Context In CHAPTER 9
12 You have said enough, Major Heyward," exclaimed the angry old man; "enough to make a volume of commentary on French civility.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperGet Context In CHAPTER 16
13 Then, extending the little volume, and giving the pitch of the air anew with considerate attention, David recommenced and finished his strains, with a fixedness of manner that it was not easy to interrupt.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperGet Context In CHAPTER 17
14 These words of an ancient volume, got up principally by "ignorant and unlearned men," have, through all time, kept up, somehow, a strange sort of power over the minds of poor, simple fellows, like Tom.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher StoweGet Context In CHAPTER XII
15 For a hundred or more miles above New Orleans, the river is higher than the surrounding country, and rolls its tremendous volume between massive levees twenty feet in height.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher StoweGet Context In CHAPTER XIV