To be serious then,—the sum total of the affair, I take to be this.
Add all the details, and the sum total is nothing more than the group of details.
"An item, of course, but only an item in the sum total," replied St. George.
It sets forth the sum total of the rebelsʼ demands at that period.
Here was my favorite text, here my sum total of speculative philosophy.
Brandy entered into the sum total for an item of nine francs.
But the sum total of the knowledge he had gained was not great.
Jesuitism and corporalism, this is the sum total of the regime.
But this extension is not the sum total of genetic and cultural evolution.
I said, 'that is the sum total of our worldly wealth; that hole has swallowed all the rest.'