Sentence Examples with the word quite an

It must have been quite an exciting time to be alive.

His exploits in the conflict have been sympathetically related by his brother, who, if he was not quite an impartial witness, was one of the best military critics of the time.

He was quite an old little man and his head was long and entirely bald.

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Exceptionally, it may be added, as regards the licence taxes, which occupy quite an inferior place in the British system of taxation for imperial purposes, that the question whether some of them are not really direct in their incidence on the first person charged may also be raised, although they are classed with indirect taxes.

The grand mufti of Constantinople is, as we have seen, nominated by the sultan, but his hold on the people makes him quite an independent power in the state; in Cairo he is not even nominated by the government, but each school of law chooses its own sheikh, who is also mufti, and the IIanifite is head mufti because his school is official in the Turkish Empire.

The fauna, explored by Dybowski and Godlewski, and in 1900-2 by Korotnev, is much richer than it was supposed to be, and has quite an original character; but hypotheses as to a direct communication having existed between Lake Baikal and the Arctic Ocean during the Post-Tertiary or Tertiary ages are not proved.

He must have made quite an impression on little eighteen-year-old Jennifer.

It's quite an endeavor to respond to complaints within 24 hours.

It must have been quite an extensive work, for among other things it contained genealogical statistics (I Chron.

Normally the medusae are liberated in quite an immature state; they swim away, feed, grow and become adult mature el individuals.