Sentence Examples with the word more than

In politics nearly twelve years of Conservative government, or at least capitalistic predominance in public affairs, were succeeded by more than seventeen years of Radicalism.

Though this society, the earliest probably in the United Kingdom, soon counted upwards of 300 members, it existed little more than 20 years.

Wisconsin has more than 2500 lakes, mostly in the glaciated N.

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There is more than one meaning of Dover discussed in the 1911 Encyclopedia.

The county commissioners have the care of county buildings, consisting chiefly of a court house, gaol and house of correction, but are not allowed to expend more than one thousand dollars for repairs, new buildings or grounds, without authority from the county convention; the commissioners have the care also of all other county property, as well as of county paupers; and once every four years they are required to visit each town of their county, inspect the taxable property therein, determine whether it is incorrectly assessed and report to the state board of equalization.

It is in these works more than in any others that the peculiar quality of Voltaire - ironic style without exaggeration - appears.

She'd been asked that question more than once while out and didn't understand it, unless it was some sort of odd Southern greeting.

Of these about three-fourths would be adults; but the population has increased so fast as more than to cover the deficiency - with the disadvantage, however, that in three years 220,000 workers were replaced by 320,000 infants.

In all their years together, they'd never been out of communication more than a few days.

The commander of the regiment, a thin, feeble-looking old man with a pleasant smile--his eyelids drooping more than half over his old eyes, giving him a mild expression, rode up to Bagration and welcomed him as a host welcomes an honored guest.