Owing to the historical past of Naples, and its social and economic condition at the end of the 17th century, the only study that really flourished there was that of law; and this soon penetrated from the courts to the university, and was raised to the level of a science.
Arrows penetrated the darkness of the alley.
A warm embrace caught her mid-fall over the cliff, and the scent of soap and man penetrated her bewildered senses.
A low growl started deep in his chest, a warning that penetrated her rampage.
The habit of absolute rule, always dangerous, was peculiarly corrupting when it penetrated every department of daily life, and when no external interference checked individual caprice in its action on the feelings and fortunes of inferiors.