custom是一个雅思常考词汇，这个词的常用解释为n. 习俗, 惯例; 光顾，这个词在很多英文原版小说中怎么应用呢，今天小编就带您了解一下。
-- Thus, in a slow procession, they entered the opening to which the roads tended, multitude after multitude, horned and hornless blue flocks and red flocks, buff flocks and brown flocks, even green and salmon-tinted flocks, according to the fancy of the colourist and custom of the farm.
-- It was Sylvie's custom to take the cream off the milk destined for the boarders' breakfast for her own, and to boil the remainder for some time, so that madame should not discover this illegal exaction.
-- 'Surely it is not the custom of Englishmen to receive strang-ers so inhospitably.'
-- 'I do not know,' said the man, 'what the custom of the English may be, but it is the custom of the Irish to hate vil-lains.'
-- Ever since my recovery from the fever I had been in the custom of taking every night a small quantity of lau-danum, for it was by means of this drug only that I was enabled to gain the rest necessary for the preservation of life.
-- It was merely a quaint custom of the County that daughters only married into families who hadlived in the South much longer than twenty-two years, had owned land and slaves and been addicted only to thefashionable vices during that time.
-- Afternoonnaps were a custom of the country and never were they so necessary as on the all-day parties, beginning early in themorning and culminating in a ball.
-- Personally, I think suttee much more merciful thanour charming Southern custom of burying widows alive!"
-- "How closely women clutch the very chains that bind them!You think the Hindu custom barbarous but wouldyou have had the courage to appear here tonight if the Confederacy hadn't needed you?"
-- The forge was shut up for the day, and Joe inscribed in chalk upon the door (as it was his custom to do on the very rare occasions when he was not at work) the monosyllable HOUT, accompanied by a sketch of an arrow supposed to be flying in the direction he had taken.
-- Let me introduce the topic, Handel, by mentioning that in London it is not the custom to put the knife in the mouth,--for fear of accidents,--and that while the fork is reserved for that use, it is not put further in than necessary.
-- There were states of the tide when, having been down the river, I could not get back through the eddy-chafed arches and starlings of old London Bridge; then, I left my boat at a wharf near the Custom House, to be brought up afterwards to the Temple stairs.
-- As our charge was wrapped in his cloak, I purposely passed within a boat or two's length of the floating Custom House, and so out to catch the stream, alongside of two emigrant ships, and under the bows of a large transport with troops on the forecastle looking down at us.
-- It was very likely that the men belonged to the Custom House, he said quietly, and that they had no thought of us.
-- And now the time drew near when Roland's wedding was to be celebrated, and then, according to an old custom in the country, it was announced that all the girls were to be present at it, and sing in honour of the bridal pair.
-- On those occasions, when a servant had given me notice, my custom was to go immediately to the door, and, after paying my re-spects, to take up the coach and two horses very carefully in my hands (for, if there were six horses, the postillion al-ways unharnessed four,) and place them on a table, where I had fixed a movable rim quite round, of five inches high, to prevent accidents.
-- It was a custom introduced by this prince and his minis-try (very different, as I have been assured, from the practice of former times,) that after the court had decreed any cru-el execution, either to gratify the monarch's resentment, or the malice of a favourite, the emperor always made a speech to his whole council, expressing his great lenity and ten-derness, as qualities known and confessed by all the world.
-- His majesty sent for three great scholars, who were then 124 Gulliver's Travelsin their weekly waiting, according to the custom in that country.
-- His majesty, ac-cording to the custom of the country, was only shaved twice a-week.
-- I told him, 'although it were the custom of our learned in Europe to steal inventions from each other, who had thereby at least this advantage, that it became a con-troversy which was the right owner; yet I would take such caution, that he should have the honour entire, without a rival.'
-- ' as the custom is, in these examinations.
-- 'I never wear gloves,' it was his custom to say.
-- Then came the Teetotal Society, who complained that these same people would get drunk, and showed in tabular statements that they did get drunk, and proved at tea parties that no inducement, human or Divine (except a medal), would induce them to forego their custom of getting drunk.
-- 'I was not aware of its being the custom to apprentice young persons to ''Idleness,' Mr. Bounderby put in with a loud laugh.