1 Some of them were very tall; many were dressed in white; and all had a sweeping amplitude of array that seemed to magnify their persons as a mist magnifies the moon.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte BronteGet Context In CHAPTER XVII
2 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.
3 Having already described him in most of his present habitatory and anatomical peculiarities, it now remains to magnify him in an archaeological, fossiliferous, and antediluvian point of view.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 104. The Fossil Whale.
4 The mere fact of obeying her orders, of feeling free to go about his business again and talk with other men, restored his shaken balance and magnified his sense of what he owed her.
5 Something had upset him, perhaps he had had a small quarrel with Scarlett and magnified it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER LVI
6 The danger was, therefore, magnified exactly in proportion to the number of the savage spirits by which they were surrounded.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperGet Context In CHAPTER 10
7 Since he had turned his back upon the fight his fears had been wondrously magnified.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen CraneGet Context In Chapter 6
8 The youth, peering once through a sudden rift in a cloud, saw a brown mass of troops, interwoven and magnified until they appeared to be thousands.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen CraneGet Context In Chapter 20
9 His name even went into immortal print, for the village paper magnified him.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark TwainGet Context In CHAPTER XXIV
10 Hereupon he wandered into a boudoir formed entirely of mirrors, like the one in Castle Rosenburg; but here the glasses magnified to an astonishing degree.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian AndersenGet Context In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
11 Being a little shortsighted, Mr. Bhaer sometimes used eye glasses, and Jo had tried them once, smiling to see how they magnified the fine print of her book.
Little Women By Louisa May AlcottGet Context In CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR
12 And the impulses felt by a single person are always magnified in a crowd.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 13: CHAPTER XIX
13 The mist, gloomily empurpled, magnified the star.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
14 As he spoke, he whipped a tape measure and a large round magnifying glass from his pocket.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
15 This he opened and made a very careful examination of the sill with his powerful magnifying lens.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET