1 He was quite frightened, and he tried to repeat the Lord's Prayer; but all he could do, he was only able to remember the multiplication table.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian AndersenGet Context In THE SNOW QUEEN
2 Everything with him was multiplication or subtraction.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 9. The Evening of the Betrothal.
3 With a rule and a pair of scales, and the multiplication table always in his pocket, sir, ready to weigh and measure any parcel of human nature, and tell you exactly what it comes to.
Hard Times By Charles DickensGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II
4 By means of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, settle everything somehow, and never wonder.
Hard Times By Charles DickensGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII
5 She had not imagined that such a multiplication of wakefulness was possible: her whole past was reenacting itself at a hundred different points of consciousness.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
6 Their putrescence is evident, their stagnation is unhealthy, their fermentation infects people with fever, and etiolates them; their multiplication becomes a plague of Egypt.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—ON WHAT CONDITIONS ONE CAN RESPECT THE PAST
7 An ancient Hawaiian war-club or spear-paddle, in its full multiplicity and elaboration of carving, is as great a trophy of human perseverance as a Latin lexicon.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 57. Of Whales in Paint; in Teeth; in Wood; in She...
8 They do not recognize it as a power inherent in heroes and rulers, but as the resultant of a multiplicity of variously directed forces.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 17: CHAPTER II
9 You apprehend it as complex, multiple, divisible, separable, made up of its parts, the result of its parts and their sum, harmonious.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James JoyceGet Context In Chapter 5