- It takes little movement. Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- And besides, look at elder-flowers and bluebells--they are a sign that pure creation takes place--even the butterfly. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- Every few weeks thou dost bring in twelve or more books, written in half the time it takes our quickest scribe to make a single copy. Rupert S. Holland. Historic Inventions.
- Calls a house a rookery when there's not a rook near it, and takes the birds on trust, because he sees the nests! Charles Dickens. David Copperfield.
- Rosamond thought, Poor Mary, she takes the kindest things ill. George Eliot. Middlemarch.
- Miss Volumnia with a third little scream takes flight, wishing her hosts--O Lud! Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- It is through these radiations that spontaneous transformation takes place. Walter Libby. An Introduction to the History of Science.
- The box into which the harlequin takes refuge, and which appears to be empty when Pierrot or Cassandra lifts the curtain that shields its entrance, is also a sort of magic cabinet. William K. David. Secrets of Wise Men, Chemists and Great Physicians.
- Vice,' said the surgeon, replacing the curtain, 'takes up her abode in many temples; and who can say that a fair outside shell not enshrine her? Charles Dickens. Oliver Twist.
- She sits upon her stone, and takes no heed of him. Charles Dickens. Our Mutual Friend.
- In attempting to prove that the soul has three separate faculties, Plato takes occasion to discuss what makes difference of faculties. Plato. The Republic.
- With this tongue she takes the hide from any one. Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- The partial statement of natural development takes the primitive powers in an alleged spontaneous development as the end-all. John Dewey. Democracy and Education.
- For a man so expert in most things of that kind, Bucket takes time to open the door and makes some noise too. Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- Winsor takes British patent for Illuminating Gas, lights Lyceum Theatre, and organizes First Gas Company. Edward W. Byrn. The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century.
- What fancy takes you, then, for walking about in the night? Charles Dickens. Our Mutual Friend.
- To effect that object, it is necessary to employ a voltaic battery separated from the vessel in which the decomposition takes place. Frederick C. Bakewell. Great Facts.
- Because it takes a pronoun after it in the objective case, Miss Peecher. Charles Dickens. Our Mutual Friend.
- I find he takes orders in a few weeks. Jane Austen. Mansfield Park.
- That takes more time. Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell To Arms.
- Well, it takes all sorts to make a world, and the professor hasn't let it take his appetite away. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Return of Sherlock Holmes.
- In short, he shows so much musical taste that Mr. Bagnet actually takes his pipe from his lips to express his conviction that he is a singer. Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- Then he takes off his fur hat and knocks it against the door. Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom The Bell Tolls.
- A series of turbines are set one after the other on the same axis, so that each takes steam from the preceding one, and passes it on to the next. Edward W. Byrn. The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century.
- The young man takes the girl his father selects for him, marries her, and after that she is unveiled, and he sees her for the first time. Mark Twain. The Innocents Abroad.
- Strictly speaking, not the target but hitting the target is the end in view; one takes aim by means of the target, but also by the sight on the gun. John Dewey. Democracy and Education.
- No, because he takes care on her, like a brother, arter dark, and indeed afore dark, and at all times. Charles Dickens. David Copperfield.
- She, looking at him still, takes it to her and unlocks it. Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- Baxter's the keeper, and when he finds strange dogs hunting about, he takes and shoots 'em. Wilkie Collins. The Woman in White.
- She doesn't bounce, but moves quietly, and takes care of a certain little person in a motherly way which delights me. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.