1 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 MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 57. Of Whales in Paint; in Teeth; in Wood; in She...
2 They do not recognize it as a power inherent in heroes and rulers, but as the resultant of a multiplicity of variously directed forces.
3 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 AndersenContext Highlight In THE SNOW QUEEN
4 Everything with him was multiplication or subtraction.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 9. The Evening of the Betrothal.
5 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.
6 By means of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, settle everything somehow, and never wonder.
7 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.
8 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 HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—ON WHAT CONDITIONS ONE CAN RESPECT THE PAST
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 JoyceContext Highlight In Chapter 5