THIS page provides hundreds of example sentences taken from English literature, illustrating the use of various words.

‘Novel’

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Novel’.

1

“I never read novels; I have something else to do.”

From ‘Northanger Abbey’, by Jane Austen.

2

There was also the official unwillingness to undertake anything novel, untried, and contrary to routine.

From ‘Men of Invention and Industry’, by Samuel Smiles.

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Suddenly

Their attention was suddenly drawn to the window, by the sound of a carriage.

From ‘Pride and Prejudice’, by Jane Austen.

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