1 This cloud continued to increase in size until it became evident that it could only be raised by a great multitude of moving creatures.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In PART II: CHAPTER I. ON THE GREAT ALKALI PLAIN
2 Fuller knowledge of the organization which produced such terrible results served to increase rather than to lessen the horror which it inspired in the minds of men.
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3 Napoleon, on the other hand, argued that the great need of the moment was to increase food production, and that if they wasted time on the windmill they would all starve to death.
4 There were many more creatures on the farm now, though the increase was not so great as had been expected in earlier years.
5 Without the aid of our wealth, they could neither furnish forth their hosts in war, nor their triumphs in peace, and the gold which we lend them returns with increase to our coffers.
6 Not only at home did her value increase, but at the Parsonage too.
Mansfield Park By Jane AustenGet Context In CHAPTER XXII
7 Having bestowed a scowl upon the object of this warning, to increase its effect, Mr. Sikes continued.
Oliver Twist By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER XX
8 Believe me, I make this request with good reason, for I might otherwise excite hopes destined never to be realised, and only increase difficulties and disappointments already quite numerous enough.
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9 Anne haggard, Mary coarse, every face in the neighbourhood worsting, and the rapid increase of the crow's foot about Lady Russell's temples had long been a distress to him.
10 This distinction appeared to increase, and there was one speech of Louisa's which struck her.
11 It would be going only to multiply trouble to the others, and increase his own distress; and a much better scheme followed and was acted upon.
12 The scene without grew darker; mud-coloured clouds bellied downwards from the sky like vast hammocks slung across it, and with the increase of night a stormy wind arose; but as yet there was no rain.
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13 I had the further motive that Baskerville Hall, as the paper says, would certainly remain untenanted if anything were done to increase its already rather grim reputation.
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14 The difficulty of increasing population had been met, I guessed, and population had ceased to increase.
15 Possibly the checks they had devised for the increase of population had succeeded too well, and their numbers had rather diminished than kept stationary.