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  • The university is comprised of six colleges.
  • The Senate is comprised of 100 senators — two from each state.
  • Sales of drugs comprise over half of the drug store’s business.
  • He moved to the top of the rock ridge that comprised the bluff over his shelter and was pleased to find a large, flat stone area.
    Gary Paulsen  --  Hatchet

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  • She danced with rapture, with passion, intoxicated by pleasure, forgetting all in the triumph of her beauty, in the glory of her success, in a sort of cloud of happiness comprised of all this homage, admiration, these awakened desires and of that sense of triumph which is so sweet to woman’s heart.
    Guy de Maupassant  --  The Diamond Necklace
  • My days are inconsequential, comprising simple moments and even simpler pleasures.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • For a while, they walked around the store, pacing the dusty, varnished two-by-fours that comprised a floor, pretending to consider various snacks, drinks, and minnows swimming in bait tanks.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • Within four months, we were recording Collateral Damage, comprised of fifteen of the songs I’d written from the chasm of my childhood bedroom.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • The territory owned by my wolf family comprised more than a hundred square miles, bounded on one side by a river but otherwise not delimited by geographical features.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • Name the component structures that comprise the hand.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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  • For in my own way I comprised it, my yearning and wishing and my wanton hope, the sum of which, at end, amounted to a complete and utter fraudulence.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • A good night out for us would probably comprise all four.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • Vanuatu, which having been administered (until its independence) by an Anglo-French Condominium, retains both French and English as official languages (in addition to Bislama, or Bichelama); and Portugal, whose explorer Pedro Fernandez de Quiros became in 1606 the first European to discover the islands Vanuatu comprises.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • A thin circlet comprising dangling gold and jewels crowned her head.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • The team was comprised of seven ocean-engineering majors, three mechanical-engineering students, and two computer science majors.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • But the grotto itself comprises its own slick universe, and inside this universe spin countless galaxies: here, in the upturned half of a single mussel shell, lives a barnacle and a tiny spindle shell occupied by a still smaller hermit crab.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Maybe it’s just because my taste buds are so desensitized to sweet that anything not comprised of at least ninety percent sugar tastes wrong.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • "First of all, armadas are comprised of ships," Chubs said.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • Male and female, the two voices comprised a cheering section, calling out such exhortations as I had never heard.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • THE ENTIRETY OF the new city thus far comprised three buildings.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • "This is one of four penthouses that comprise The Pavilion, built especially for the Novaks," Vivienne explained as she unlocked the oak door of a lavish penthouse.
    Bella Forrest  --  A Shade of Vampire
  • Eurasia comprises the whole of the northern part of the European and Asiatic land-mass, from Portugal to the Bering Strait.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Packingtown comprised three wards of the city, and the vote in the spring of 1903 had been 500, and in the fall of the same year, 1,600.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • I would disappear inside whole worlds comprised of Gulliver’s Travels, Shane, and books by Beverly Cleary.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • An assemblage of agricultural tribes from the area of East Africa now comprising Tanzania, Malawi, and Mozambique, the Somali Bantu had undergone more than three hundred years of almost uninterrupted persecution.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Each colony is a family unit, comprising a single, egg-laying female or queen and her many sterile daughters called workers.
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees
  • The Slabs functions as the seasonal capital of a teeming itinerant society, a tolerant, rubber-tired culture comprising the retired, the exiled, the destitute, the perpetually unemployed.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • You do not know what felicity from heaven, what joys from paradise, are comprised in a moment like that.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • The white comprises part of his head, and the whole of his mouth, which makes him look as if he had just escaped from a felonious visit to a meal-bag.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • The full list comprises some four hundred and thirty-seven items, I believe, and can be viewed in Mr. Filch’s office, if anybody would like to check it.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • She then read the first sentence aloud, which comprised the information of their having just resolved to follow their brother to town directly, and of their meaning to dine in Grosvenor Street, where Mr. Hurst had a house.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • The Order is comprised only of overage wizards,’ he said.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • Every tongue assuredly would come short, by reason of our speech and our memory that have small capacity to comprise so much.
    Dante Alighieri  --  Dante’s Inferno
  • His personal recognition of each successive client was comprised in a nod, and in his settling his hat a little easier on his head with both hands, and then tightening the post-office, and putting his hands in his pockets.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • As nearly as could be expressed, they could be comprised in very few words: to teach them to mind when they were spoken to; to teach them the catechism, sewing, and reading; and to whip them if they told lies.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • Alongside them were white oaks, beeches, maples, walnuts, sycamores, birches, willows, cedars, pines, and hemlocks, all enmeshed in a lattice of wild grapevine, comprising one of the greatest assortment of forest trees in the Northern Hemisphere.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • CHAPTER VII My first quarter at Lowood seemed an age; and not the golden age either; it comprised an irksome struggle with difficulties in habituating myself to new rules and unwonted tasks.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • In their researches into the human frame, it may be that the higher and more subtle faculties of such men were materialised, and that they lost the spiritual view of existence amid the intricacies of that wondrous mechanism, which seemed to involve art enough to comprise all of life within itself.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • This figure probably comprises all the other corpses which were flung into this ravine the day after the combat.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Ed. But as beautiful as it was, I could get only a quick look at this basin whose surface area comprises 2,000,000 square kilometers.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • The large ghetto comprised the whole northern part of Warsaw, containing a great many narrow, evil-smelling streets and alleys and crammed with Jews living in poverty in dirty, cramped conditions.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • Though much smaller and entirely round, the room somewhat resembled the Room of Requirement on the unforgettable occasion that it had transformed itself into a gigantic labyrinth comprised of centuries of hidden objects.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • There were, in the revolutionary years, seven groups of "Whigs" (revolutionaries) in Boston, comprising some 255 men.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • The entire board was by now comprised of professional educators.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • The visa procured, Mr. Fogg returned on board to resume his former habits; while Passepartout, according to custom, sauntered about among the mixed population of Somalis, Banyans, Parsees, Jews, Arabs, and Europeans who comprise the twenty-five thousand inhabitants of Aden.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • But now every commendation on every subject is comprised in that one word.
    Jane Austen  --  Northanger Abbey
  • They were magnificent buildings decorated with reliefs and mosaics, and usually comprising a great court and an inner sanctuary, with sometimes, as at Uruk, a ziggurat behind.
    Unknown  --  The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • And our seeing and knowing will comprise a consciousness of how inescapably this one man’s life will confront us ten million fold in the days to come.
    Richard Wright  --  Native Son
  • One comprises plants, and the other creatures.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • It was almost impossible: on earth, proteins were part of the cell wall, and comprised all the enzymes known to man.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
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