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Then there are flowers,or weeds in bloom; it amounts to the same thing,and no one scolds if you pick them.
IN WILD ROSE TIMEAMANDA M. DOUGLAS
There is an expression that amounts to agony in her beautiful eyes.
It's meself that's been arristed, or it amounts to about the same thing.
He wears soft raiment and lives in kings' houses, or what amounts to the same thing.
AUGUST FIRSTMARY RAYMOND SHIPMAN ANDREWS AND ROY IRVING MURRAY
The cotton shipped at this place annually amounts to about one hundred thousand bales.
To say that this is appalling is to state it with a degree of mildness which amounts to insipidity.
The present population of Caen amounts to about thirty-one thousand individuals.
From these numbers it results that the whole population, as I have already stated, amounts to 20,453.
"Here is a list of all I can remember I have given to, and the amounts as near as I can recall them," he declared simply.
A VILLAGE OF VAGABONDSF. BERKELEY SMITH
Comparison means the changes that words undergo to express degrees in quality, or amounts in quantity.
AN ENGLISH GRAMMARW. M. BASKERVILL AND J. W. SEWELL