1 Pray make Brooke useful, and draw on me for funds if expenses exceed your estimate.
Little Women By Louisa May AlcottGet Context In CHAPTER SIXTEEN
2 The emperor had a mind one day to entertain me with several of the country shows, wherein they exceed all nations I have known, both for dexterity and magnificence.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan SwiftGet Context In PART 1: CHAPTER III.
3 We compute the Tramecksan, or high heels, to exceed us in number; but the power is wholly on our side.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan SwiftGet Context In PART 1: CHAPTER IV.
4 Their geese and turkeys I usually ate at a mouthful, and I confess they far exceed ours.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan SwiftGet Context In PART 1: CHAPTER VI.
5 No law in that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only of two and twenty.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan SwiftGet Context In PART 2: CHAPTER VII.
6 For, although their largest telescopes do not exceed three feet, they magnify much more than those of a hundred with us, and show the stars with greater clearness.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan SwiftGet Context In PART 3: CHAPTER III.
7 It is observed, that the red haired of both sexes are more libidinous and mischievous than the rest, whom yet they much exceed in strength and activity.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan SwiftGet Context In PART 4: CHAPTER VIII.
8 The creature is some sixteen feet in length, while its horn averages five feet, though some exceed ten, and even attain to fifteen feet.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
9 Of all the wondrous devices and dexterities, the sleights of hand and countless subtleties, to which the veteran whaleman is so often forced, none exceed that fine manoeuvre with the lance called pitchpoling.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 84. Pitchpoling.
10 At its utmost expansion in the full grown whale, the tail will considerably exceed twenty feet across.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 86. The Tail.
11 They are comparatively delicate, indeed; I dare say, not to exceed half a dozen yards round the waist.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 88. Schools and Schoolmasters.
12 As the psalms of David exceed all other language, so does the psalmody that has been fitted to them by the divines and sages of the land, surpass all vain poetry.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperGet Context In CHAPTER 2
13 Those acute and long-practised senses, whose powers so often exceed the limits of all ordinary credulity, after having detected the danger, had enabled them to ascertain its magnitude and duration.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperGet Context In CHAPTER 19
14 He bounded over the crevices in the ice, among which I had walked with caution; his stature, also, as he approached, seemed to exceed that of man.
15 Nothing could exceed in beauty the contrast between these two excellent creatures.