Not by a hairsbreadth has all that has passed in the interval lowered you in my eyes.
I think, mamma, I never depart a hairsbreadth from your will.
You heard my terms, and nothing that you can urge will move me a hairsbreadth from them.
He was more than once within a hairsbreadth of death but at length he was brought by his master, Kakinathucca, to his home.
It was a fit ending to the first stage of Canadian history—a hopeless venture, a confession of weakness, a hairsbreadth escape.
Not a chink was visible, and the heavy bell would not move one hairsbreadth, notwithstanding all her efforts.
I would take good care not to lean a hairsbreadth towards radicalism.
When old Henry Ford made up his mind on any p'int a cyclone wouldn't turn him a hairsbreadth—no, nor an earthquake neither.
He had a habit of darting them around a wide circle of objects, without turning his head a hairsbreadth.
We catch a word, a touch of flippancy, a suggestion of licence, a covert sneer which goes too far by a hairsbreadth.