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quarterly
 ad.  every three months; in three month intervals
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  John was busy that month and left the bills to her, the next month he was absent, but the third he had a grand quarterly settling up, and Meg never forgot it.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT
2  I may tell you that there is something that is called, in business, quarterly interest, and another thing called payment in installments, and it is always so dreadfully difficult to manage them.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT I
3  A moment later, Jean Valjean accosted her, and asked her to go and get this thousand-franc bill changed for him, adding that it was his quarterly income, which he had received the day before.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER IV—THE REMARKS OF THE PRINCIPAL TENANT
4  The young girl had received her quarterly income.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—LUX FACTA EST
5  She took him by the arm, and walked with him about a quarter of a mile into the country; they arrived at a lonely house, surrounded with gardens and canals.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In VII
6  Cunegonde asked a quarter of an hour to consider of it, to consult the old woman, and to take her resolution.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XIII
7  He was a quarter Spaniard, born of a mongrel in Tucuman; he had been singing-boy, sacristan, sailor, monk, pedlar, soldier, and lackey.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XIV
8  Behind the house was a garden, a quarter of an acre in extent.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—WHO GUARDED HIS HOUSE FOR HIM
9  This quarter of an acre, so poorly planted, so encumbered with mean buildings and sheds, was dear to him, and satisfied his wants.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—WHAT HE BELIEVED
10  He entered, then came out a quarter of an hour later.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
11  L'Epingle Noire was already plotting in his own quarter.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—THE YEAR 1817
12  The streets of the Latin quarter, filled with throngs of students and grisettes, saw the beginning of their dream.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—A DOUBLE QUARTETTE
13  There was, at Montfermeil, near Paris, during the first quarter of this century, a sort of cook-shop which no longer exists.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—ONE MOTHER MEETS ANOTHER MOTHER
14  As his factory was a centre, a new quarter, in which there were a good many indigent families, rose rapidly around him; he established there a free dispensary.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MADELEINE
15  "It is impossible to wait another quarter of an hour," said Madeleine to the peasants, who were staring at him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—FATHER FAUCHELEVENT
Example Sentence: (42 in 3 pages)
16  Almost a quarter of the world's mammals face extinction within thirty years, according to a United Nations report on the state of the global environment.
17  In a country where a quarter of students say guns are easily accessible at home, expecting any measure to make a school invulnerable is unrealistic.
18  When we was ready to shove off we was a quarter of a mile below the island, and it was pretty broad day; so I made Jim lay down in the canoe and cover up with the quilt, because if he set up people could tell he was a nigger a good ways off.
19  I made two mile and a half, and then struck out a quarter of a mile or more towards the middle of the river.
20  The invention of the radiotelegraph should antecede the development of television by a quarter of a century.
21  He declined to make projections about fourth quarter earnings.
22  Only a quarter of registered voters actually voted in the election.
23  A quarter of all workers admit to taking time off when they are not ill.
24  His agent raked a quarter off everything he earned this time.
25  Cetia expects to announce a PowerPC-based graphics board and a graphic single-board computer in the second quarter.
26  Pushing the number of unit sales up every quarter can't be continued indefinitely.
27  A quarter of current inmates have committed violent crimes.
28  Farmers could see a quarter of their income swallowed up by the interest rate rise.
29  Yesterday, I had breakfast at a quarter past seven.
30  I got a call at quarter of seven one night.