1 Clerval, whose eyes and feelings were always quick in discerning the sensations of others, declined the subject, alleging, in excuse, his total ignorance; and the conversation took a more general turn.
2 In truth, nothing short of a total change of dynasty and moral code, in that interior kingdom, was adequate to account for the impulses now communicated to the unfortunate and startled minister.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In XX.THE MINISTER IN A MAZE
3 She remembered too, her own surprise at the time, at his mentioning nothing farther of those friends, at his total silence with respect even to their names.
4 In short, it ended in a total breach.
5 I had scarcely arrived at the total when a seventh was heard, as in the region of air, wailing dolefully.
6 "Yes, Joseph, says you," here Pumblechook shook his head and hand at me, "'he knows my total deficiency of common human gratitoode."
7 These sums, united, make a total, if my calculation is correct, amounting to forty-one, ten, eleven and a half.
8 In an instant's compass, great hearts sometimes condense to one deep pang, the sum total of those shallow pains kindly diffused through feebler men's whole lives.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 133. The Chase—First Day.
9 The resulting medley of sound distracted no one, save possibly alone the babies, of which there were present a number equal to the total possessed by all the guests invited.
10 There were many days when the total was less than half an hour, and others when there was none at all.
11 In Germany, where its vote was more than a third of the total vote of the empire, all other parties and powers had united to fight it.
12 His attention was, however, bestowed in vain; for with the disappearance of Uncas, every sign of the adventurers had been lost, leaving him in total uncertainty of their fate.
13 From the total inability of the scout to address the Hurons in their own language, he was compelled to trust the conversation entirely to David.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 26
14 Six windows on this side of the door, six on that side; a total of twelve in this wing, a total of twelve in the other wing; four-and-twenty carried over to the back wings.
15 She could scarce conceive the possibility of her will being opposed, far less that of its being treated with total disregard.