1 I believe the stamina has been bred out of them, and when the emergency arises I don't believe they can run against odds.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER V
2 But he seemed totally unaware of his appearance, or unconcerned about it, and had the manner of one who asks no odds from any man.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XXXV
3 The mills were the tangible evidence of what she had done, unaided and against great odds, and she was proud of them and of herself.
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4 But, as before hinted, for some time there was a continual fetching and carrying on board of divers odds and ends of things, both large and small.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 20. All Astir.
5 Now, by all odds, the most ancient extant portrait anyways purporting to be the whale's, is to be found in the famous cavern-pagoda of Elephanta, in India.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 55. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales.
6 Huggins's is far better than theirs; but, by great odds, Beale's is the best.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 56. Of the Less Erroneous Pictures of Whales, and...
7 There were many such dangers, in which the odds were all against them.
8 There was the delirium that encounters despair and death, and is heedless and blind to the odds.
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9 And a scatter of odds and ends, like Cobbet of Cobbs Corner, retired, it was understood, on a pension from a tea plantation.
Between the Acts By Virginia WoolfGet Context In Unit 5
10 She looked up for a moment, her hair all odds and ends.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H LawrenceGet Context In Chapter 15
11 The odds are enormously against your finding it.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In Chapter 4. Sir Henry Baskerville
12 But we hold several threads in our hands, and the odds are that one or other of them guides us to the truth.
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13 He has always, however, been a prime favourite with the racing public, and has never yet disappointed them, so that even at those odds enormous sums of money have been laid upon him.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
14 The odds are enormous against its being coincidence.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In XIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SECOND STAIN
15 Huck had slept there; he had just breakfasted upon some stolen odds and ends of food, and was lying off, now, in comfort, with his pipe.
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