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Example sentences for "more than"

  • We lived in a cloud of music and love and success and private theatricals.

  • They were at this period extravagantly and preternaturally fond of me; which, after all, I could reflect, was no more than a graceful response in children perpetually bowed over and hugged.

  • An instance will do more than a volume of generalities to make my meaning clear.

  • Irregularity of Figure" means with us the same as, or more than, a combination of moral obliquity and criminality with you, and is treated accordingly.

  • Consequently in the home of a Polygon of four or five hundred sides it is rare to find a son; more than one is never seen.

  • If you are wise, you will not encumber yourself with more than thirty, and you will find those trouble enough.

  • We know no more than you," said the Calender to whom he had spoken.

  • More than a year after these events the minister took a chill, leaving the bath while still heated to go out on important business.

  • If you are correct, his power indeed is more than human.

  • I read the account of the peer's death, and glanced at the long obituary notice; but no more than glanced at it.

  • She had gone no more than ten or twelve yards, and I still was standing bewildered, watching her graceful, retreating figure, when she turned abruptly and came back.

  • We had gone no more than a few hundred yards, I think, when Smith suddenly slapped his open hand down on his knee.

  • Her eyes were twin lakes of mystery which, more than once, I had known the desire to explore.

  • He wanted no more than justice--no more than justice.

  • Then I nearly fell into a very narrow ravine, almost no more than a scar in the hillside.

  • Yet somehow it didn't bring any image with it--no more than if I had been told an angel or a fiend was in there.

  • The proportion of blood cannot be more than one in a million.

  • Without meaning to hurt either of your feelings, I am bound to say that I consider these men to be more than a match for the official force, and that is why I have not asked your assistance.

  • But Sue either saw it not at all, or, seeing it more than he, would not allow herself to feel it.

  • I've never been there, no more than you; but I've picked up the knowledge here and there, and you be welcome to it.

  • You seem to know me more than I know you," she added.

  • You cannot have an scruples upon this mode of proceeding, if you will but remember it emanates from one who loves you better than his own life--who is more than anxious to bid you welcome to a new and happy home.

  • Tilbury's letter had started on Friday, more than a day too late for the benefactor to die and get into that week's issue, but in plenty of time to make connection for the next output.

  • The austerity of power is not shaded down by those graceful softenings so agreeable to the disposition of the most polished Grecian communities.

  • The obelisk now in New York is one of a pair erected at Heliopolis, before the Temple of the Sun, about 1600 B.

  • Tradition has recorded a bon mot of his which is as witty as it is severe.

  • I took the liberty of asking why, if there was actually enough money to maintain both of them, there would not be more than enough in case of her being left alone.

  • How you manage to keep out of this charming place when you have only three steps to take to get into it is more than I have yet been able to discover.

  • Yes, there are a great many; more than I supposed.

  • But I saw our chief mate carried thither more than once.

  • More than once it has shortened itself thirty miles at a single jump!

  • Two long rows of prostrate forms--more than forty, in all--and every face and head a shapeless wad of loose raw cotton.

  • The river is more than a mile wide, and very deep--as much as two hundred feet, in places.

  • Their specific gravity in the human species results from something more than a combat.

  • He was, more than ever, as he had been at the first moment.

  • In 1815, as we think we have already said, he reached his seventy-fifth birthday, but he did not appear to be more than sixty.

  • The good God is more than just,' said my brother.

  • And no more than can be proved, if what everybody says is true.

  • No more than he can be satisfied with his hat, which he has chosen from among such shapes as the resources of the age offer him, wearing it at best with a resignation which is chiefly supported by comparison.

  • Surely your position is more than equal to his--whatever may be his relation to the Casaubons.

  • You have all--nay, more than all--those qualities which I have ever regarded as the characteristic excellences of womanhood.

  • For who can eat, or who else can hasten hereunto, more than I?

  • Neither hath Samaria committed half of thy sins; but thou hast multiplied thine abominations more than they, and hast justified thy sisters in all thine abominations which thou hast done.

  • Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their wine increased.

  • The above list will hopefully provide you with a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "more than" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this group of words.

    Some common collocations, pairs and triplets of words:
    corps diplomatique; least partially; more abundant; more accurate; more advanced; more difficult; more efficient; more equal; more glorious; more grace; more high; more just; more light; more necessary; more parts; more powerful; more precious; more precise; more proper; more properly; more quickly; more scientific; more strictly; more things; more thorough; more truly