Sentence Examples


  • Numerically the flocks of Australia represent one-sixth of the world's sheep, and in just over half a century (1851-1905) the exports of Australian wool alone reached the value of £650,000,000.
  • This lovely, sweet-natured lady offered to teach me herself, and we began the twenty-sixth of March, 1890.
  • It was his size – combined with a prey's instinctive sixth sense warning it of a predator – that caused people to move away from him.
  • The number (i) expressing the ratio of the two amplitudes is a function of the following quantities: - (T) the volume of the disturbing particle; (r) the distance of the point under consideration from it; (A) the wave-length; (b) the velocity of propagation of light; (D) and (D') the original and altered densities: of which the first three depend only upon space, the fourth on space and time, while the fifth and sixth introduce the consideration of mass.
  • C. McLennan (59) observing near the foot of Niagara found A only about one-sixth as large as at Toronto.
 

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