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Death supplants everything.
Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  take the place or move into the position of
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  • Death supplants everything.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • That is the single idea in my mind, the one that has supplanted the possibility of all other rational thought.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • It no longer really mattered and I sensed that my earlier rage and chagrin were now supplanted by an odd, complex unrest about the purloined cash, which, after all, had been the proceeds of the sale of a human being.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • She would do what Mother did and supplant you with her own child.
    Victoria Aveyard  --  Red Queen

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  • To be supplanted by a park and the Wynand Building….
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Like not a few of those seduced by the wild, McCandless seems to have been driven by a variety of lust that supplanted sexual desire.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • But I thought you were a Catalan, and they told me the Catalans were not men to allow themselves to be supplanted by a rival.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • I would triumph over her, and supplant my rival.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • It would be very sorely strained if there was another woman likely to supplant her with him.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Pygmalion
  • I remember You did supplant your brother Prospero.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Tempest

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  • Pride and exultation were supplanted by humility, and the fiercest of human passions was already succeeded by the most profound and unequivocal demonstrations of grief.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • I could not bear to have Henry supplanted.
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • The gentleman does nothing, while the peasant works and supplants the idle man.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • I was soon supplanted by a rival, turned out of doors quite destitute, and obliged to continue this abominable trade, which appears so pleasant to you men, while to us women it is the utmost abyss of misery.
    Voltaire  --  Candide
  • Jose Arcadio Segundo, who took a long time to discover that he had been supplanted, was unable to understand his brother’s passion.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • In the second place, Dona Maria’s son-in-law was an increasingly important personage in Spain, laden with possibilities of injury to the Viceroy, nay with the possibility of supplanting him.
    Thornton Wilder  --  The Bridge of San Luis Rey
  • As long as Lucy thought that his own smart friends were supplanting the Miss Alans, she had not minded.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Room With A View
  • I don’t want to supplant you in Miss Crawley’s good graces.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • Now, with fear for her child’s sight supplanting all other fears, Helen steadied.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • Such supplanting was to be.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Tess of the d’Urbervilles
  • With the left hand thou wouldst use me for a little while as a shield against Mordor, and with the right bring up this Ranger of the North to supplant me.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Return of the King
  • And here, in the very first stage, I was supplanted by a shabby man with a squint, who had no other merit than smelling like a livery-stables, and being able to walk across me, more like a fly than a human being, while the horses were at a canter!
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • But in Rwanda the opposite had happened: Hutu elites had supplanted the former Tutsi aristocracy.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • All are supplanted sooner or later.
    Jane Austen  --  Mansfield Park
  • She had never been supplanted.
    Jane Austen  --  Persuasion
  • But I believe my feelings are stronger than anybody’s; I am sure they are too strong for my own peace; and to see myself supplanted in your friendship by strangers does cut me to the quick, I own.
    Jane Austen  --  Northanger Abbey
  • But the supplanter was the upstart (as Henchard called him) who had mounted into prominence upon his shoulders, and he could bring himself to show no mercy.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Mayor of Casterbridge
  • I did not even know that the British Empire is dying, still less did I know that it is a great deal better than the younger empires that are going to supplant it.
    George Orwell  --  Shooting an Elephant
  • Three-year-old Mychal passed innocently under the portals of Lady Liberty, the most recognizable image of America until he and his comrades supplanted it twenty-three years later.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • In good time, nevertheless, as the ardour of youth declines; as years and dumps increase; as reflection lends her solemn pauses; in short, as a general lassitude overtakes the sated Turk; then a love of ease and virtue supplants the love for maidens; our Ottoman enters upon the impotent, repentant, admonitory stage of life, forswears, disbands the harem, and grown to an exemplary, sulky old soul, goes about all alone among the meridians and parallels saying his prayers, and warning…
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • What was surprising was the speed with which her relief that Robbie was alive was supplanted by her dread of confronting him.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
  • Darker fears or better impulses supplanted the counsel of the voice in the great hall.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  An American Tragedy
  • When he called on the next occasion after Sue’s visit his friend was downstairs, and Gillingham noticed that his restless mood had been supplanted by a more fixed and composed one.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
  • Marriage transforms a distraction into a support, the power of which should be, and happily often is, in direct proportion to the degree of imbecility it supplants.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • Instead of talking of Edward, they came gradually to talk only of Robert,—a subject on which he had always more to say than on any other, and in which she soon betrayed an interest even equal to his own; and in short, it became speedily evident to both, that he had entirely supplanted his brother.
    Jane Austen  --  Sense and Sensibility
  • The images in Jason’s mind raced furiously across his eyes, clashing, supplanting one another.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • From this point of view the tyrant ogre is no less representative of the father than the earlier world emperor whose position he usurped, or than the brilliant hero (the son) who is to supplant him.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • Love Of Contention From Competition Competition of Riches, Honour, command, or other power, enclineth to Contention, Enmity, and War: because the way of one Competitor, to the attaining of his desire, is to kill, subdue, supplant, or repell the other.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • Men loosened the ties they had worn all day at their offices, while women carried high-heeled shoes in casual bags, supplanting them with sandals.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • To what purpose shall I walk among these trees if there is nothing left now of the assembly that used to meet beneath the delicate tracery of reddening leaves, if vulgarity and fatuity have supplanted the exquisite thing that once their branches framed?
    Marcel Proust  --  Swann’s Way
  • The rivalling poor Jones, and supplanting him in her affections, added another spur to his pursuit, and promised another additional rapture to his enjoyment.
    Henry Fielding  --  Tom Jones
  • …sculptured in stone or wood, and already presenting complete specimens of the different domestic architectures of the Middle Ages, running back from the fifteenth to the eleventh century, from the casement which had begun to dethrone the arch, to the Roman semicircle, which had been supplanted by the ogive, and which still occupies, below it, the first story of that ancient house de la Tour Roland, at the corner of the Place upon the Seine, on the side of the street with the Tannerie.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • …tongues, A dismal universal hiss, the sound Of publick scorn; he wondered, but not long Had leisure, wondering at himself now more, His visage drawn he felt to sharp and spare; His arms clung to his ribs; his legs entwining Each other, till supplanted down he fell A monstrous serpent on his belly prone, Reluctant, but in vain; a greater power Now ruled him, punished in the shape he sinned, According to his doom: he would have spoke, But hiss for hiss returned with forked tongue To…
    John Milton  --  Paradise Lost
  • He was successfully supplanted for a while, at the beginning of the present century, by Buonaparte; but as process of time rendered the latter personage stale and ineffective the older phrase resumed its early prominence.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Return of the Native
  • I had no eye, ear, or interest for anything else—that is, for usual, second-order, oatmeal, mere-phenomenal, snarled-shoelace-carfare-laundry-ticket plainness, unspecified dismalness, unknown captivities; the life of despair-harness, or the life of organization-habits which is meant to supplant accidents with calm abiding.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • To slay, and not to bring off the proof of victory, indeed, was scarcely deemed honorable, even these rude and fierce tenants of the forest, like their more nurtured brethren of the court and the camp, having set up for themselves imaginary and arbitrary points of honor, to supplant the conclusions of the right and the decisions of reason.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Deerslayer
  • A wild excitement and an uncontrollable restlessness supplanted his earlier fatigue.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • She lay there until energy supplanted shock.
    Zane Grey  --  The Call of the Canyon
  • He was one of the gods who’d supplanted Athena as a war deity.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • It was not until 1848, when the first edition of Bartlett appeared, that his work was supplanted.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
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