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- Ten minutes passed--and nothing happened. Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- You passed out quickly into the passage, and left the door open. Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- I took my wages to my pillow, and passed the night counting them. Charlotte Bronte. Villette.
- I passed to the altered days when I was so blest as to find friends in all around me, and to be beloved. Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- You perceive several places where it has passed across and obliterated the more shallow mark of the front one. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Return of Sherlock Holmes.
- It had a pale ruddy sea-bottom, with black crabs and sea-weed moving sinuously under a transparent sea, that passed into flamy ruddiness above. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- Let us forget what has passed, and go straight on with this business. Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- But it passed with the action of rising from her chair; and she sat down again very meekly, and fainted. Charles Dickens. David Copperfield.
- Races came and went, species passed away, but ever new species arose, more lovely, or equally lovely, always surpassing wonder. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- There was no lounger who could tell us who had passed. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.
- When the cranes or other apparatus to be worked thereby are in operation, water is passed from the cylinder through a small pipe which actuates the crane through hydraulic pressure. William Henry Doolittle. Inventions in the Century.
- An inking roller, charged with an oily ink, is then passed over the stone and inks the drawing, but leaves all the other parts of the stone quite clean. Frederick C. Bakewell. Great Facts.
- From then on scarcely a day passed that did not bring its offering of game or other food. Edgar Rice Burroughs. Tarzan of the Apes.
- The surplus he holds merely as custodian, and it is passed on to the younger members of the community as necessity demands. Edgar Rice Burroughs. A Princess of Mars.
- You remember, miss, that we passed some conversation on a certain man this morning? Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- Undoubtedly many cases occur in which we cannot explain how the same species could have passed from one point to the other. Charles Darwin. On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection.
- The last hour was the longeSt. And yet, at last it passed. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- Several streetcars passed, full of people going home. Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell To Arms.
- In the distress that she caused me I forgot the years that had passed, and the change they had made in our position towards one another. Wilkie Collins. The Woman in White.
- As they passed the different mile-stones, Oliver wondered, more and more, where his companion meant to take him. Charles Dickens. Oliver Twist.
- I passed the night under the shelter of a rock, strewing some heath under me, and slept pretty well. Jonathan Swift. Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World.
- After what had passed between the Sergeant and me, I knew what it was that he had left unspoken as well as he knew it himself. Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- Half a dozen able-bodied men were standing in a line from the well-mouth, holding a rope which passed over the well-roller into the depths below. Thomas Hardy. The Return of the Native.
- I wish you, ma'am, good night, said she to Mrs. Bretton; but she passed me mute. Charlotte Bronte. Villette.
- The surplus water is best removed by centrifugal pumps, since sand and sticks which would clog the valves of an ordinary pump are passed along without difficulty by the rotating wheel. Bertha M. Clark. General Science.
- Some days had passed since I had visited the spot. Mary Shelley. The Last Man.
- A little further on, I passed the boy crouching for shelter under the lee of the sand hills. Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- We passed round the lawn to the outside of the young diplomatist's window. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.
- Xerxes passed into Europe, not as Darius did at the half-mile crossing of the Bosphorus, but at the Hellespont (the Dardanelles). H. G. Wells. The Outline of History_Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind.
- In ordinary talk they might have passed unheeded; but following on her prolonged pause they acquired a special meaning. Edith Wharton. The House of Mirth.