Usage examples for ample

  1. We have an ample supply of wine, but, during the last three hours, no water. – The Scarlet Banner by Felix Dahn
  2. Once within its hated walls I was positive that I could overcome the guards of Issus and bear away my Princess, for at my back I would have a force ample for the occasion. – The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  3. Austin only said: " If we get him this appointment, it will be ample compensation, anyhow." – Viviette by William J. Locke
  4. And what did Isobel mean, during that last dreadful scene ere she was carried away to the boat, by screaming in her frenzy that Ventana had taken " an ample vengeance." – The Captain of the Kansas by Louis Tracy
  5. There was an ample supply of food in the place for a week, and water and wine. – Commodore Junk by George Manville Fenn
  6. But when the supply at last appeared ample, she returned to the beach on another quest. – The Dragon's Secret by Augusta Huiell Seaman
  7. He couldn't get closer than a thousand feet, but that was ample. – The Golden Skull by John Blaine
  8. Then, indeed, did the modest blacksmith consider he had received more than ample compensation for what he had done, which, after all, as he told his neighbours, was merely his duty. – The Strong Arm by Robert Barr
  9. There are a dozen girls after every man of ample means. – Colorado Jim by George Goodchild
  10. It ran thus: " Why should my lord Caracalla affect a garment so ample? – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  11. In both fields of labour I found ample scope for all the powers of body and mind that I possessed. – In the Track of the Troops by R.M. Ballantyne
  12. Never mind, he said; she will be back, presently, and there is ample time. – In Her Own Right by John Reed Scott
  13. There would be no doubt,- so said these gentlemen,- that ample funds for the support of an Episcopal Church would come from those wealthy members of the body to whom such a Church was dear. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  14. In reality, there is ample proof that Jumonville made no attempt to deliver any message to Washington. – A Brief History of the United States by John Bach McMaster
  15. It was his own bright hope which built the People's Palace, and a man might rest on that with ample satisfaction. – My Contemporaries In Fiction by David Christie Murray
  16. The testimony on this subject is ample. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  17. " Tell me something about this place," he found a chance to say to Madge later on, when the gathering had broken up, and even before she replied he reflected that he had had ample opportunity to ask Beatrice that. – The Whirligig of Time by Wayland Wells Williams
  18. His own resemblance was strong; his eyes were turned on herself, to whom Denbigh thought she had not done ample justice, but the man who held the gun bore no likeness to John Moseley, except in dress. – Precaution by James Fenimore Cooper
  19. When they rose from the table Guy, at his mistress's suggestion, went below and found the four men sitting in the great kitchen, where they had just finished an ample meal. – At Agincourt by G. A. Henty