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elegant
used in Arrowsmith

11 uses
  • Just look at the elegant engine it's got!
    Chapter 33 (19% in)
  • Are we too sure, when we regard these oh, most unbeautiful young students attending Y.M.C.A.'s and singing dinkle-songs and wearing hats with initials burned into them—iss it worth while to protect them from the so elegantly functioning Bacillus typhosus with its lovely flagella?
    Chapter 4 (94% in)
  • Martin was unaccustomed to such elegance.
    Chapter 5 (28% in)
  • Leora was strangely popular in the Ashford Grove Group, though she possessed nothing of what Martin called their "elegance."
    Chapter 22 (80% in)
  • In Rippleton Holabird, so gaily elegant yet so distinguished, he hoped to have a friend.
    Chapter 26 (69% in)
  • Now and then it was a relief to have the surly intentness of Wickett instead of the elegance of Rippleton Holabird, which demanded from Martin so much painful elegance in turn, at a time when he was sunk beyond sounding in his experimentation.
    Chapter 26 (**% in)
  • Now and then it was a relief to have the surly intentness of Wickett instead of the elegance of Rippleton Holabird, which demanded from Martin so much painful elegance in turn, at a time when he was sunk beyond sounding in his experimentation.
    Chapter 26 (**% in)
  • He presented neither picturesque elegance nor a moral message.
    Chapter 28 (12% in)
  • Director Rippleton Holabird had also married money, and whenever his colleagues hinted that since his first ardent work in physiology he had done nothing but arrange a few nicely selected flowers on the tables hewn out by other men, it was a satisfaction to him to observe that these rotters came down to the Institute by subway, while he drove elegantly in his coupe.
    Chapter 38 (2% in)
  • In his cups, though he severely retained his moral and elegant vocabulary, Clif chronicled the jest of selling oil-wells unprovided with oil and of escaping before the law closed in; the cleverness of joining churches for the purpose of selling stock to the members; and the edifying experience of assisting Dr. Benoni Carr to capture a rich and senile widow for his sanitarium by promising to provide medical consultation from the spirit-world.
    Chapter 39 (40% in)
  • After Clif had cursed a little and told three sound smutty stories, to show that he had not been spoiled and that he had been elegant only to delight Joyce, he flung: "Huh!
    Chapter 39 (49% in)

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