1 How exhaustive and unpleasant such a process would be, he saw even more vividly after his two hours' talk with poor Dorset.
2 The patient and I then plunged into a discussion of his case, of which I took exhaustive notes.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In IX. The Adventure of The Resident Patient
3 It was rather chilly, and there was smoke on the rain, and a certain sense of exhaust vapour in the air.
4 Check these tears; they do but exhaust you.
5 But we are bound to exhaust all other hypotheses before falling back upon this one.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In Chapter 3. The Problem
6 As with Fedallah the day before, so Ahab was now found grimly clinging to his boat's broken half, which afforded a comparatively easy float; nor did it so exhaust him as the previous day's mishap.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 134. The Chase—Second Day.
7 It's true," said St. Clare, "that Eva is very delicate, that I always knew; and that she has grown so rapidly as to exhaust her strength; and that her situation is critical.
8 However, this is according to the tactics of barricades; to fire for a long while, in order to exhaust the insurgents' ammunition, if they commit the mistake of replying.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—THE SHOT WHICH MISSES NOTHING AND KILLS NO ONE
9 Remain, then, where you are, and do not exhaust yourselves with useless fatigue.
10 Like all people who try to exhaust a subject, he exhausted his listeners.
11 Which ill-practices of theirs, though they quiet things for a time, must in the end exhaust their resources, and give rise in seasons of danger to incurable mischief and disorder.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliContext Highlight In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XXX.
12 "It's like being in an exhausted receiver," he thought.
13 Ethan's arts were soon exhausted, and after an embarrassed pause he wished Hale good day and opened the door of the office.
14 People's faces looked pinched and the few soldiers Scarlett saw wore the exhausted look of racers forcing themselves on through the last lap of a race already lost.
15 The exhausted horse did not respond to the whip or reins but shambled on, dragging his feet, stumbling on small rocks and swaying as if ready to fall to his knees.