Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature
using the word ‘Which’.
Nothing could exceed the harmony in which they all lived together.
From ‘Sense and Sensibility’, by Jane Austen.
“Every creed has an esoteric side which is kept from the common herd.”
From ‘Greenmantle’, by John Buchan.
To the right was the timber-yard which had been
the scene of the fire.
From ‘The Return of Sherlock Holmes’, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
“This is the only point, I flatter myself,
on which we do not agree.”
From ‘Pride and Prejudice’, by Jane Austen.
We saw him put into the boat, which was
rowed by a crew of convicts like himself.
From ‘Great Expectations’, by Charles Dickens.
“There was hardly a day in which I did not
catch a glimpse of one or other of you.”
“There is a horse for sale at Scrubbs’s,
which it would be a sin and a crime to lose.”
From ‘Nicholas Nickleby’, by Charles Dickens.
“To you, and to you only, belongs the credit of the remarkable arrest which you have effected.”
“I wish,” said Mrs Weston, “one could know which arrangement our guests in general would like best.”
From ‘Emma’, by Jane Austen.
“For the moment it seems to me that I have found the job for which nature specially designed me.”
From ‘Psmith, Journalist’, by P.G. Wodehouse.
The rapidity with which such a poison would take effect would also, from his point of view, be an advantage.
From ‘The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes’, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
“We, meanwhile, will enjoy that leisure and freedom
from interruption which is so essential to the artist.”
His great topic is the constitution, upon which he will
declaim, by the hour together, with much heat and
From ‘Sketches of Young Gentlemen’, by Charles Dickens. Of the young Conservative.
She had not that tact which he would have liked
a daughter of his to possess. She was at times
From ‘The Man Upstairs and Other Stories’, by P.G. Wodehouse.
He was shortly after seized by an attack of virulent
smallpox, from the effects of which he suffered during the
rest of his life.
From ‘Self-Help’, by Samuel Smiles. Of Josiah Wedgwood, founder of the modern pottery industry.
Brave as the Boers undoubtedly are, there is no military
feat within their power which is not equally possible to
the British soldier.
From ‘The Great Boer War’, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
A great portent appeared to them, of which Xerxes made
no account, although it was easy to conjecture its meaning, —
a mare gave birth to a hare.
From ‘History’, by Herodotus.
I understood that he had opened his campaign against Charles Augustus Milverton,
but I little dreamed the strange shape which that campaign was destined to take.
“I had,” said he, “come to an entirely erroneous conclusion
which shows, my dear Watson, how dangerous it always is to reason
from insufficient data.”
“He has been so unlucky as to lose your friendship,”
replied Elizabeth with emphasis, “and in a manner which
he is likely to suffer from all his life.”
On one occasion, indeed, he even went so
far as to knock them both down a flight of stairs.
From ‘Oliver Twist’, by Charles Dickens.
Make words from two or more of the tiles below. What is the highest-scoring word you can make?
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Games with Words
Work across from the number on the left,
applying each arithmetical operation to the previous answer.
What’s the final total?
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squares to check your running total.
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