Usage examples for abound

  1. The space is confined, narrow streets abound for us to fight in, which will prevent the soldiers rushing us or bringing guns into action. – Princess Maritza by Percy Brebner
  2. Mr. Story's bust of Mrs. Browning, other portrait busts of both the poets, sculptured by their artist son, and by others, and other memorials abound – Italy, the Magic Land by Lilian Whiting
  3. His writings undoubtedly served to fasten deep discredit upon that imperfect gospel-" another gospel, which is not another,"- which permits its followers " to continue in sin that grace may abound – Fletcher of Madeley by Frederic W. Macdonald
  4. He was one of those ready, voluble, self- asserting fellows, who abound in Ireland, but whose favor is not the less with their countrymen from the fact of their frequency. – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  5. Well, if you had been in the country as many years as I have, you would know that they fish them out of the bar itself, where they abound mixed with the sand. – The Reign of Greed Complete English Version of 'El Filibusterismo' by Jose Rizal
  6. The principal fish is the white fish, although many other varieties abound – By Canoe and Dog-Train by Egerton Ryerson Young
  7. They abound in faults; but their qualities are so rare, and his soul shines so clearly through them, and such fine sincerity breathes in them, that I have not the courage to dwell on their weaknesses. – Musicians of To-Day by Romain Rolland Commentator: Claude Landi
  8. It is well to know how to suffer want, as well as to abound – Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel by John Yeardley
  9. Amongst Christians marriages are certainly not arranged for girls in this matter- of- course way, and so " old maids" abound – Home Life in Germany by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
  10. A country neighbourhood, particularly at that season of the year, was not likely to abound in very dangerous rivals. – Alice, or The Mysteries, Book I by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  11. A certain kind of food might abound at one season and fail at another; might be suitable for the animal at one age and not at another. – On the Origin and Metamorphoses of Insects by Sir John Lubbock
  12. Philosophy and common life abound in similar instances. – Pragmatism A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking by William James
  13. Many of the rocks abound in coral, and are as truly coral reefs as the modern reefs of the Pacific. – Autobiography and Selected Essays by Thomas Henry Huxley
  14. Speeches like this abound in the works of Veressayev. – Contemporary Russian Novelists by Serge Persky
  15. Proofs of the devout spirit in which they were conceived, and of the sense of responsibility with which he worked at them, abound through the whole mass of papers. – Miscellaneous-Papers by Dickens, Charles
  16. Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound – Bible-Readings-for-the-Home-Circle by
  17. Men of his class and stamp, shrewd in their ideas and sturdy against encroachments, civil and religious, abound in old Somersetshire where he first drew breath. – Toronto of Old by Henry Scadding
  18. When we arrived on the field the stacks were made, the ranks broken and the men sent after rail fences, which fortunately abound in this region and are the only comfort we have at night. – Notes of a Son and Brother by Henry James
  19. The law entering makes sin abound – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  20. So never let a Spaniard boast While Cheshire men abound Lest they should teach him, to his cost, To dance a Cheshire round. – Rhymes Old and New by M.E.S. Wright