1 She had rejected Rosedale's suggestion with a promptness of scorn almost surprising to herself: she had not lost her capacity for high flashes of indignation.
2 Here was, after all, something that her charming listless hands could really do; she had no doubt of their capacity for knotting a ribbon or placing a flower to advantage.
3 I'm trying to develop my own large capacity for dullness and contentment.
4 As it passes through the remaining vertebrae the canal tapers in size, but for a considerable distance remains of large capacity.
5 Removing this hatch we expose the great try-pots, two in number, and each of several barrels' capacity.
6 In his capacity as delicatessen vender, Jokubas Szedvilas had many acquaintances.
7 Mr. Gore had served Colonel Lloyd, in the capacity of overseer, upon one of the out-farms, and had shown himself worthy of the high station of overseer upon the home or Great House Farm.
8 Upon the right and left, I was walled in by granite warehouses of the widest dimensions, stowed to their utmost capacity with the necessaries and comforts of life.
9 As he was at last compelled to pay attention to them, his capacity for self-hate was multiplied.
10 There is all the difference in the world in the servants of Southern establishments, according to the character and capacity of the mistresses who have brought them up.
11 In this connection the author feels bound to confess that the appetite and the capacity of such men are greatly to be envied.
12 Boys of small capacity he did not long retain in his establishment; whereas those who possessed exceptional talent he put through an extra course of schooling.
13 And this he did in terms as though, in every possible calling and capacity, he himself had experienced the same.
14 Next, in the matter of a life of isolation, he hit things off exactly by remarking that such a life bred in a man a capacity for high thinking.
15 Pierre listened to him, straining each faculty to understand the essential points of the impending battle, but was mortified to feel that his mental capacity was inadequate for the task.