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Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Bacteria, when present in great numbers, give a uniform cloud which cannot be removed by ordinary filtration.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
As company after company appeared, we were able to form a pretty exact estimate of their numbers.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The Mexicans, far superior in numbers, received every moment accessions to their strength.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Numbers have dribbled back from firing line and cannot be collected in this difficult country.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Caseous particles containing immense numbers of the bacilli are common.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The fillip given would have been far, far greater than that which the mere numbers (1,200 for the Division) would seem to imply.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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WORDS RELATED TO BY THE NUMBERS

  • all together
  • analytical
  • businesslike
  • by the book
  • by the numbers
  • careful
  • cut-and-dried
  • deliberate
  • disciplined
  • efficient
  • exact
  • fixed
  • framed
  • in a groove
  • logical
  • meticulous
  • neat
  • ordered
  • orderly
  • painstaking
  • planned
  • regular
  • scrupulous
  • set-up
  • structured
  • systematic
  • tidy
  • together
  • well-regulated
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