1 There was nothing especially arduous in this round of religious obligations; but it stood for a fraction of that great bulk of boredom which loomed across her path.
2 The price of the dressing-case was still in her pocket; and drawing out her little gold purse she slipped a liberal fraction of the amount into Miss Farish's hand.
3 Celeste had not yet sent in her account, and secondly, the amount it represented was only a fraction of the sum that Lily needed.
4 'He lays in five and twen-ty foot of ground, if he lays in a fraction,' said Mr. Omer, pleasantly.
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5 She did not remember the precise sum, but it appeared that the German had worked it out to the fraction of a farthing.
6 Looking at this or that member of the group was not observing a complete thing, but a fraction of a thing.
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7 I sprang for the foot-path and saved myself by the fraction of a second.
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8 And fractions presented no difficulties to her at all.
9 He felt there was something unbecoming about a woman understanding fractions and business matters and he believed that, should a woman be so unfortunate as to have such unladylike comprehension, she should pretend not to.
10 He was so clever; he could reckon fractions in his head.
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11 Then the Society of Equal Workingmen which was divided into three fractions, the levellers, the communists, the reformers.
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