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  • They had a bad argument, replete with personal attacks.
  • When I was eighteen I spent a summer doing field work in the company of another mammalogist, seventy years of age, who was replete with degrees and whose towering stature in the world of science had been earned largely by an exhaustive study of uterine scars in shrews.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • The corporal had perhaps a score of these, each featuring a different scene, replete with detailed settings and whatever scant costume, and he slowly shuffled through them with an unswerving awe and reverence that made me believe he was a Christian.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • And then she bent down and glued upon my lips a wonderful moist rubbery kiss, replete with a surprising tongue which made a quick playful foray in my mouth, then vanished.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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  • If we could travel in a time machine back toward this explosive moment, we would find ourselves in a universe replete with energies we do not understand and strangely behaving forces distorted beyond recognition.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • There was a silence-a comfortable replete silence.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • "Give ear unto the combat of Sohrab against Rostam, though it be a tale replete with tears," I began.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • I was overcome by gloom and misery and often reflected I had better seek death than desire to remain in a world which to me was replete with wretchedness.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • The embellishments in the oblong room, though old and faded, were replete with familiar symbology.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • The next day, however, being the Sabbath, he preached a discourse which was held to be the richest and most powerful, and the most replete with heavenly influences, that had ever proceeded from his lips.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter

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  • The medieval Italian card game was so replete with hidden heretical symbolism that Langdon had dedicated an entire chapter in his new manuscript to the Tarot.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • How grievous then was the thought that, of a situation so desirable in every respect, so replete with advantage, so promising for happiness, Jane had been deprived, by the folly and indecorum of her own family!
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • On the right hand I saw new sorrow, new torments, and new scourgers, with which the first pit [1] was replete.
    Dante Alighieri  --  Dante’s Inferno
  • They were developing in him, and the camp-life, replete with misery as it was, was secretly endearing itself to him all the time.
    Jack London  --  White Fang
  • The throng of reporters, mostly Japanese, wanted a neatly scripted version of the calamity, replete with villains and heroes.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Whose smile upon each feature plays with such and such replete.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • History is replete with great minds who have all proclaimed the same thing . great minds who have all insisted that man possesses mystical abilities of which he is unaware.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • The crowd, full of good feeling, replete with food and drunk with the music, vicariously excited, pressed round, eagerly thrusting over their heads garland after garland of flowers; the earth was spattered with petals.
    Kamala Markandaya  --  Nectar in a Sieve
  • It looked full and replete.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • As he laid down his spoon there was a lull in the general conversation: Mr Weasley was leaning back in his chair, looking replete and relaxed; Tonks was yawning widely, her nose now back to normal; and Ginny who had lured Crookshanks out from under the dresser, was sitting cross-legged on the floor, rolling Butterbeer corks for him to chase.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • The baby had sunk back blissfully replete, and Mrs. Struther softly rose to lay the bottle aside.
    Edith Wharton  --  The House of Mirth
  • For this reason a prince ought to take care that he never lets anything slip from his lips that is not replete with the above-named five qualities, that he may appear to him who sees and hears him altogether merciful, faithful, humane, upright, and religious.
    Nicolo Machiavelli  --  The Prince
  • Thomas and you, to whom the circle of the sciences is open; Thomas and you, who may be said to be replete with facts; Thomas and you, who have been trained to mathematical exactness; Thomas and you, here!’ cried Mr. Gradgrind.
    Charles Dickens  --  Hard Times
  • The look on his face was so honest, so replete, that I felt like I was intruding.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • She heard him on their wedding night, while she lay prostrate with seasickness in the stateroom on the ship that was carrying them to France, and the sound of his stallion’s stream seemed so potent, so replete with authority, that it increased her terror of the devastation to come.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • That Mr. and Mrs. Weston did think of it, she was very strongly persuaded; and though not meaning to be induced by him, or by any body else, to give up a situation which she believed more replete with good than any she could change it for, she had a great curiosity to see him, a decided intention of finding him pleasant, of being liked by him to a certain degree, and a sort of pleasure in the idea of their being coupled in their friends’ imaginations.
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • The latter was replete with uniformed guards who scrutinized everyone’s working papers and searched all bags and bulging pockets when the employees left for the day.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • A tall black boy recited a long, funny piece of doggerel, replete with filth, describing the physiological relations between men and women, and I memorized it word for word after having heard it but once.
    Richard Wright  --  Black Boy
  • Madame Merle was a tall, fair, smooth woman; everything in her person was round and replete, though without those accumulations which suggest heaviness.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2
  • There are other consequences, not indeed so dreadful or replete with horror as this; and yet such, as, if attentively considered, must, one would think, deter all of your sex at least from the commission of this crime.
    Henry Fielding  --  Tom Jones
  • And all replete I’d sit me down beside some guy in derby brown upon a lobby chair of plush, and murmur to him in a rush, "Hello, Bill, tell me, good old scout, how is your stock a-holdin’ out?"
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
  • In order to set her up in a modern mansion, replete with every convenience and dominated by a quite respectable and eminently economical master of the house, it was necessary that Edward and Nancy Rufford should become, for me at least, no more than tragic shades.
    Ford Madox Ford  --  The Good Soldier
  • With every slender ornament, the occupation of her leisure hours, replete with that graceful charm which lingers in every little tasteful work of woman’s hands, how much patient endurance and how many gentle affections were entwined!
    Charles Dickens  --  Nicholas Nickleby
  • Comes Mr. Snagsby in his black coat; come the Chadbands; come (when the gorging vessel is replete) the ’prentices and Guster, to be edified; comes at last, with his slouching head, and his shuffle backward, and his shuffle forward, and his shuffle to the right, and his shuffle to the left, and his bit of fur cap in his muddy hand, which he picks as if it were some mangy bird he had caught and was plucking before eating raw, Jo, the very, very tough subject Mr. Chadband is to improve.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • Her selections from the Bible, therefore, were commonly distinguished by the simplicity of her own mind, and were oftener marked for containing images of known and palpable things than for any of the higher cast of moral truths with which the pages of that wonderful book abound—wonderful, and unequalled, even without referring to its divine origin, as a work replete with the profoundest philosophy, expressed in the noblest language.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Deerslayer
  • The race was wild, replete with broken rules and injured animals.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • As dashed-together escape plans replete with clues go, I thought it was pretty impressive.
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • The valet’s tone was replete with grievance.
    Megan Whalen Turner  --  Queen of Attolia
  • At his side hung a black broadsword, and gauntlets covered hands that were once replete with rings.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • CHAPTER XXXI Isabel came back to Florence, but only after several months; an interval sufficiently replete with incident.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 2
  • Is not life replete with more instruction than past observers have found it possible to write down in maxims?
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  Earth’s Holocaust
  • Their history is replete with examples of very fast technological advance mixed with periods of relative stasis.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • In her eyes he sees a happy future replete with marriage, children, and increased prosperity as he refocuses on his career.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • So by dint of our united exertions we send ships to the remotest parts of the globe; replete with lavatories and gymnasiums.
    Virginia Woolf  --  The Waves
  • Take her by the hand, And tell her she is thine: to whom I promise A counterpoise; if not to thy estate, A balance more replete.
    William Shakespeare  --  All’s Well That Ends Well
  • The learned conductor of these experiments was put in the happy situation of supplying a Greek name, replete with scientific decorum, to these feats.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • Cactus led the way through a wide archway toward a door at the rear of a worn out living room replete with ancient furniture and yellowed antimacassars.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Madame Merle was a tall, fair, smooth woman; everything in her person was round and replete, though without those accumulations which suggest heaviness.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 1
  • Because the very silence between the men was-at last-replete and dreamlike, the hills were to Eugene increasingly like those stairs he climbed in dreams.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
  • Because the very silence between the men was—at last—replete and dream-like, the hills were to Eugene increasingly like those stairs he climbed in dreams.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Golden Apples
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