To better see all uses of the word
vary
in
David Copperfield
please enable javascript.

vary
Used In
David Copperfield
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • So the fortnight slipped away, varied by nothing but the variation of the tide, which altered Mr. Peggotty’s times of going out and coming in, and altered Ham’s engagements also.
  • There could not well be more ink splashed about it, if it had been roofless from its first construction, and the skies had rained, snowed, hailed, and blown ink through the varying seasons of the year.
  • She listened with great attention, and with a face that often changed, but had the same purpose in all its varying expressions.
  • I found a vast amount of profession, varying very little in character: varying very little (which I thought exceedingly suspicious), even in words.
  • I found a vast amount of profession, varying very little in character: varying very little (which I thought exceedingly suspicious), even in words.
  • We varied the legal character of these proceedings by going to see some perspiring Wax-work, in Fleet Street (melted, I should hope, these twenty years); and by visiting Miss Linwood’s Exhibition, which I remember as a Mausoleum of needlework, favourable to self-examination and repentance; and by inspecting the Tower of London; and going to the top of St. Paul’s.
  • Mr. Peggotty’s face, which had varied in its expression with the various stages of his narrative, now resumed all its former triumphant delight, as he laid a hand upon my knee and a hand upon Steerforth’s (previously wetting them both, for the greater emphasis of the action), and divided the following speech between us: ’All of a sudden, one evening — as it might be tonight — comes little Em’ly from her work, and him with her!

  • There are no more uses of "vary" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • Your mileage may vary.
  • McDonald’s menu options vary by location.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading