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sober
used in Of Human Bondage

6 uses
  • Sobriety disturbs conversation.
    45-46 — Chapters 45-46 (33% in)
  • "I'd rather go and see Cronshaw and keep sober,' laughed Philip.
    41-42 — Chapters 41-42 (60% in)
  • The pen falters when it attempts to treat of the excellence thereof; the sober vocabulary, the sparse epithet of this narrative, are inadequate to the task; and pompous terms, jewelled, exotic phrases rise to the excited fancy.
    67-68 — Chapters 67-68 (30% in)
  • They were all sober people, and the wine they had drunk went to their heads.
    73-74 — Chapters 73-74 (69% in)
  • Philip looked again at the series of portraits of Spanish gentlemen, with ruffles and pointed beards, their faces pale against the sober black of their clothes and the darkness of the background.
    87-88 — Chapters 87-88 (76% in)
  • Philip was quite sober, but he had been talking and laughing, and he was excited still.
    95-96 — Chapters 95-96 (85% in)

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