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limit
 n.  the greatest possible degree of something
 n.  final or latest limiting point
Classic Sentence: (160 in 11 pages)
1  If the infinite had no person, person would be without limit; it would not be infinite; in other words, it would not exist.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE BISHOP IN THE PRESENCE OF AN UNKNOWN LIGHT
2  There must be a limit, even to rebuses.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—THE WISDOM OF THOLOMYES
3  There must be a limit, even to dinners.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—THE WISDOM OF THOLOMYES
4  Two strongholds of slavery; but in the first, deliverance possible, a legal limit always in sight, and then, escape.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IX—CLOISTERED
5  At a certain depth, the excavations are no longer penetrable by the spirit of civilization, the limit breathable by man has been passed; a beginning of monsters is possible.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—MINES AND MINERS
6  Lower down, confusedly, at the limit which separates the indistinct from the invisible, one perceives other gloomy men, who perhaps do not exist as yet.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—MINES AND MINERS
7  Although no absolute satisfaction is given to philosophy, either to circumscribe the cause or to limit the effect, the contemplator falls into those unfathomable ecstasies caused by these decompositions of force terminating in unity.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—FOLIIS AC FRONDIBUS
8  No curious observer passed that limit.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER I—FROM THE RUE PLUMET TO THE QUARTIER SAINT-DENIS
9  When the limit of endurance is overstepped, the most imperturbable virtue is disconcerted.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER I—A DRINKER IS A BABBLER
10  Gillenormand, dreamed of a happiness without limit clothed in satin and velvet.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—THE TWO OLD MEN DO EVERYTHING, EACH ONE AFTER ...
11  The limit of shrill sounds perceptible can be overleaped, as well in the case of the mind as in that of the ear.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—THE SEVENTH CIRCLE AND THE EIGHTH HEAVEN
12  Atlanta had been scandalized enough when Scarlett, a woman, began operating the sawmill but, as time went by, the town decided there was no limit to what she would do.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
13  In her set such gossip was not unusual, and a handsome girl who flirted with a married man was merely assumed to be pressing to the limit of her opportunities.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
14  She had long since raised the dose to its highest limit, but tonight she felt she must increase it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
15  In general, the same remark, only within a less wide limit, applies to the solitaries and hermits among the matured, aged sperm whales.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
Example Sentence: (98 in 7 pages)
16  He'd been drinking and was well over the legal limit.
17  Attempts to limit family size among some minorities are likely to cause problems.
18  The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
19  The police stopped him for exceeding the speed limit.
20  The government is being widely criticized in the press for failing to limit air pollution.
21  This opportunity to file or publish modified accounts does not limit the requirement to prepare full accounts for the shareholders.
22  There's a limit on the time you have to take the test.
23  Then he betook himself to his seat, rested his elbows on his desk and his jaws in his hands, and stared at the wall with the stony stare of suffering that has reached the limit and can no further go.
24  Towards the city limits the houses begin to thin out.
25  Heart levels rose beyond the recommended limits.
26  Lower speed limits are part of a new road safety campaign.
27  Each was an attempt to define the respective limits of integration and loyalty.
28  Criminal libel is unlikely to occur other than rarely, but is available to define the limits of acceptable behaviour.
29  It isn't always easy for the police to enforce speed limits.
30  The interview schedule or questionnaire mean that the researcher is setting limits to what the respondent can say.