Sentence Examples

  • Langley aimed at great lightness of construction, and in this he succeeded to a remarkable extent.
  • The most constant use of curled maple is for the stocks of fowling-pieces and rifles, as it affords toughness and strength combined with lightness and elegance.
  • It is the very lightness of taxation in recent years which has suggested the possibility of comparing the relative burdens of different classes, which would have seemed quite hopeless with a high taxation and an immense variety of high taxes.
  • For lightness, for grace, for proportion, the effect is unrivalled.
  • On account of its lightness, softness and non-conducting properties it is used for hat-linings and the soles of shoes, the latter being a very ancient application of cork.

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