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An occasional lengthiness in his figures adds to their dignity, and never oversteps possible nature.
A POPULAR HANDBOOK TO THE NATIONAL GALLERY, VOLUME I, FOREIGN SCHOOLSVARIOUS
The apology for Crabbe's lengthiness might almost be extended to the singular inequalities of his verse.
CRABBE, (GEORGE)ALFRED AINGER
You will be weary of my lengthiness; and perhaps I am lingering too long over the earlier portion of my narrative.
CHANTRY HOUSECHARLOTTE M. YONGE
His allegiance to Balzac remained unshaken, though he was conscious of lengthiness when he read him aloud.
LIFE AND LETTERS OF ROBERT BROWNINGMRS. SUTHERLAND ORR
Oratory, like a drama, abhors lengthiness; like the drama, it must be kept doing.
DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
But in his thin lengthiness there was nothing awkward--rather a graceful readiness and vigor.
THE TESTING OF DIANA MALLORYMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
I do not apologise for the lengthiness of this quotation—it is so much to the point, and is replete with instructive ideas.
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As to the lengthiness of the recitatives, that was an affair of very little importance.
THE LIFE OF ROSSINIHENRY SUTHERLAND EDWARDS
It was commenced by the Stranger with some impatience at the lengthiness of my introductory process.
FLATLANDEDWIN ABBOTT ABBOTT
I know that horrible Black Bird, and the lengthiness of all his proceedings and surroundings.'
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