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It was a decayed house of superb proportions, but of a fashion long passed away.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
The latter-named proportions may in some measure account for "what becomes of the pins?"
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
He threw out his arms, as if trying to indicate the proportions of a great world or of an enormous ocean.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
It not only brought about the instant beginnings of the siege, but its proportions were grossly exaggerated in the public eye.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Here Letty drew the coverlet from the face of the sleeping babe, and displayed his chubby proportions with maternal pride.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
It was all cherry satin and white lace, the furniture lilliputian, to match the proportions of the room and the lady.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The proportions of this cone to its height would be about the same as the general shape of spires in England.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Into this mass a number of other substances enter in varying but always relatively very small proportions.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
The diminished proportions of the less to the greater number also increases the proportion of glory.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Sometimes the galleries of coal mines are overhung with beautiful proportions of extinct vegetable forms.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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