Thesaurus / moiety

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There was more than a moiety of sadness, constantly increasing its measure.
Is it not plain that the Church at home will not thus have a moiety of the control over her Missionaries she now has?
In some of the recent States, more than a moiety of the whole domain had never been brought into this condition.
They had already consumed a moiety of it, and the approach of the blizzard would render it valuable beyond estimate.
AMONG THE ESQUIMAUXEDWARD S. ELLIS
“And leaving us to rot in this fever hole, without money or any thing else,” added his moiety.
Even this, however, would by no means leave the squire in undisturbed possession of the other moiety.
DOCTOR THORNEANTHONY TROLLOPE
Voltaire came to the sweeping conclusion that one half of the nation was scrofulous, and the other moiety insane.
CURIOSITIES OF MEDICAL EXPERIENCEJ. G. (JOHN GIDEON) MILLINGEN
That was not shared, perhaps, by the moiety of those who listened to him.
ENDYMIONBENJAMIN DISRAELI
There is only 'in each local centre a great predominance of one moiety.'
Within this moiety of a house, one female plied the wheel, and another was occupied in baking.
THE HEADSMANJAMES FENIMORE COOPER

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