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novel
used in The Deerslayer

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a novel situation
Definition
new and original — typically something considered good
  • The girl made no answer for some time, but she ceased paddling altogether, as if the novel idea distracted her mind too much to admit of other employment.
    Chapter 26 (83% in)
  • This new pause was to enable Deerslayer to survey the singular edifice, which was of a construction so novel as to merit a particular description.
    Chapter 2 (48% in)
  • The interior of the "castle" was as faultlessly neat as its exterior was novel.
    Chapter 2 (67% in)
  • Deerslayer complied, with a sensation that had nothing in common with fear, but which had all the interest of a perfectly novel and a most exciting situation.
    Chapter 4 (87% in)
  • The sensations were novel; and regret, with the freshness of our better feelings, mingled with his triumph.
    Chapter 7 (50% in)
  • Deerslayer—or Hawkeye, as the youth was then first named, for in after years he bore the appellation throughout all that region—Deerslayer took the hand of the savage, whose last breath was drawn in that attitude, gazing in admiration at the countenance of a stranger, who had shown so much readiness, skill, and firmness, in a scene that was equally trying and novel.
    Chapter 7 (66% in)
  • Judith first looked perplexed; then, influenced by feelings that were novel to her, in more ways than one, she became suddenly communicative, and seemingly much interested in the discourse.
    Chapter 8 (10% in)
  • Chingachgook had remained in Hutter's bed room, where the elephants were laid, to feast his eyes with the images of animals so wonderful, and so novel.
    Chapter 13 (46% in)
  • Deerslayer dropped his head and played with the end of a fish-pole in the water, as he sat dangling his legs over the edge of the platform, like a man who was lost in thought by the sudden occurrence of a novel idea.
    Chapter 14 (10% in)
  • The image was so pleasant, and so novel, that he continued completely absorbed by it for more than a minute, totally regardless of the beautiful reality that was seated before him, watching the expression of his upright and truth-telling countenance with a keenness that gave her a very fair, if not an absolutely accurate clue to his thoughts.
    Chapter 24 (77% in)

There are no more uses of "novel" flagged with this meaning in The Deerslayer.

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exact meaning not specified
  • Death, in the silence and solemnity of a chamber, was a novelty to him.
    Chapter 21 (36% in)
  • Ah, Deerslayer, you are a novelty in these particulars; keeping as true to education as if you had never left the settlements.
    Chapter 1 (68% in)
  • His training had been perfect, so far as theory could go, and his self-possession, notwithstanding the high excitement, that was the fruit of novelty, would have done credit to a veteran.
    Chapter 6 (59% in)
  • Although nothing had been consulted but strength and security, the rude, massive logs, covered with their rough bark, the projecting roof, and the form, would contribute to render the building picturesque in almost any situation, while its actual position added novelty and piquancy to its other points of interest.
    Chapter 7 (97% in)
  • Judith demanded of the young man, as they stood near each other, Deerslayer holding the steering-oar, and she working with a needle at some ornament of dress, that much exceeded her station in life, and was altogether a novelty in the woods.
    Chapter 8 (87% in)
  • The flush on the face of the girl arose in part from resentment, but more perhaps from a gentler and a novel feeling, that, with the capricious waywardness of taste, had been rapidly rendering her more sensitive to the good opinion of the youth who questioned her, than to that of any other person.
    Chapter 9 (48% in)
  • It will be scarcely necessary to tell the reader the effect that such novel duties would be likely to produce among a group of Indian warriors, with whom it was a species of religious principle never to forget a benefit, or to forgive an injury.
    Chapter 11 (66% in)
  • At length Judith, whose heart was full, and whose novel feelings disposed her to entertain sentiments more gentle and tender than common, introduced the subject, and this in a way to show how much of her thoughts it had occupied, in the course of the last sleepless night.
    Chapter 12 (10% in)
  • The Delaware drew near, felt of the wood, examined its grain, endeavored to indent the surface with a nail, and passed his hand curiously over the steel bands, the heavy padlocks, and the other novel peculiarities of the massive box.
    Chapter 12 (28% in)
  • It was not the terms in which this admiration had been expressed, for they were simple enough, that produced so strong an impression; nor yet their novelty, or their warmth of manner, nor any of those peculiarities that usually give value to praise; but the unflinching truth of the speaker, that carried his words so directly to the heart of the listener.
    Chapter 12 (89% in)
  • Even Judith expressed wonder, as these novel objects were placed before her eyes, and Chingachgook fairly forgot his Indian dignity in admiration and delight.
    Chapter 13 (24% in)
  • Although far from unfeminine or forward, either in her feelings or her habits, the girl was goaded by a sense of wrongs not altogether merited, incited by the hopelessness of a future that seemed to contain no resting place, and still more influenced by feelings that were as novel to her as they proved to be active and engrossing.
    Chapter 24 (64% in)
  • Judith spoke bitterly, and with her usual force, but her listener was too much struck with the novelty of the sensations he experienced to advert to her manner.
    Chapter 24 (76% in)
  • At first, she felt offended; then she saw the injustice of making the self-abasement and modesty of the hunter a charge against him, and this novel difficulty gave a piquancy to the state of affairs that rather increased her interest in the young man.
    Chapter 24 (94% in)

There are no more uses of "novel" in The Deerslayer.

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