1 She said her lumber was better and cheaper too, and to prove it she ran up a long column of figures in her head and gave him an estimate then and there.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XXXVI
2 Still, unbidden, came the thought that Ashley could never make a quick estimate in his head and give a price that was correct, as she could.
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3 He was no less conscious than before of what was said of Lily Bart, but he could separate the woman he knew from the vulgar estimate of her.
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4 But it was in the quality of his admiration that she read his shrewd estimate of her case.
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5 I would have you investigate it now with the sole view of forming to yourself some unexaggerated, intelligent estimate of whatever battering-ram power may be lodged there.
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6 It is possible that Heyward's estimate of danger differed in some degree from that of the scout, for, instead of replying, he now sat in silence, while the canoe glided over several miles of water.
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7 The nearest estimate I can give makes me now between twenty-seven and twenty-eight years of age.
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8 He was said to own a thousand slaves, and I think this estimate quite within the truth.
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9 With a memory sharpened to almost preternatural clearness, she remarked every turn in the road, and formed a mental estimate of the time to be occupied in traversing it.
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10 I will not trust thee, Templar," said Rebecca; "thou hast taught me better how to estimate the virtues of thine Order.
11 It would not be fair to inquire into a young lady's exact estimate of her own perfections.
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12 You should come to London to know how to estimate your conquest.
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13 In the social sphere these gifted ones are mostly women; they can watch a world which they never saw, and estimate forces of which they have only heard.
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14 The lowest estimate would put the worth of the coronet at double the sum which I have asked.
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15 I had got to such a low estimate of her kind that I did not expect any gratitude from her.