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To many causes may the comparative smallness of success that has attended these be attributed.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Three thousand four hundred men faced him, and the smallness of the number is eloquent of the magnitude of their task.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Good clothes, quiet demeanour, and numerical smallness are the striking characteristics.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
And why was Fairbridge so important that its very smallness overwhelmed that which, by the nature of things, seemed overwhelming?
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
Owing to the smallness of his size he was at length dismissed,Schmidt.
THE BEST PORTRAITS IN ENGRAVINGCHARLES SUMNER
Above all things the Limeñas pride themselves in the excessive smallness of their feet.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
After the Gardens have closed, however, they get more lively, though the smallness of their domicile prevents them from flying.
LITTLE FOLKSVARIOUS
It is not to be wondered at that he should find in the smallness of the country of Holland matter for a cordial jest.
CERES' RUNAWAYALICE MEYNELL
The males were tolerably good and were known by the smallness of their two fore-claws or feeders.
A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAWILLIAM BLIGH
Men have commonly complained of fate; but their complaints have been of the smallness, not of the greatness, of the human lot.
THE RHYTHM OF LIFEALICE MEYNELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SMALLNESS

  • pettiness
  • smallness
  • unimportance
  • worthlessness
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