Usage examples for atom

  1. I summoned my last atom of vitality to keep my eyes open. – An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet by A. Henry Savage Landor
  2. Then afterwards, a well- washed, well- fed atom, he is ready to look about him and observe things. – A Duet by A. Conan Doyle
  3. But Edna was beyond answering; there was not an atom of color in her face as Mr. Sinclair came up to them and lifted his hat. – Our Bessie by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  4. Back to the atom, I suppose. – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  5. I wanted not to leave my brother Tom, but more especially, believe me, I should like to have remained near you, were it but for an atom of consolation after parting with so dear a daughter. – Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends by John Keats
  6. Sleep was now impossible; the idea of Scheherazade prowling in the dark corridor outside amused him intensely, and aroused every atom of his curiosity. – The Dark Star by Robert W. Chambers
  7. Nothing can fall outside it, for it has no outside; nor can any atom possibly be lost. – The Buried Temple by Maurice Maeterlinck
  8. So next morning, after a brief consultation with Dr. Grey, Christian sat down and wrote to these grand University ladies, who, though not an atom better than herself, would, she knew well- and smiled, half amused at the knowledge- a year ago have scarcely recognized her existence, that Mrs. Grey " accepted with pleasure" their kind invitations. – Christian's Mistake by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  9. Rona, if you care one atom for me, stop! – For the Sake of the School by Angela Brazil
  10. The soul is an invisible atom of Deity and, like invisible atoms and electricity, may pass to and from the sun in eight minutes and perhaps only a few seconds. – The Universe a Vast Electric Organism by George Woodward Warder
  11. It does not become an atom of humanity to dwell on it beyond a point where students of the human condition may see him passing through the experiences of the flesh and the brain. – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  12. This shows that, in order that electrical motion of the atom may have free play, the heat motion must be suppressed. – Electricity and Magnetism Nature's Miracles, Vol. III. by Elisha Gray
  13. Every atom of her quivered with the longing to run after him, to yield to his wish, to promise anything he asked of her. – Virginia by Ellen Glasgow
  14. There's not an atom too much sun, and the breeze might have been made to order." – Barren Honour: A Novel by George A. Lawrence
  15. One is, that you are but one little insignificant atom among thousands. – A Little Country Girl by Susan Coolidge
  16. That atom was " The Rooster," who had followed Tommy Dodd from the south. – A Crime of the Under-seas by Guy Boothby
  17. She was no longer an isolated atom, a girl fresh from home, and on trial before the critical eyes of her new form, but a unit in the great life of the school, bound to play her part for the good of the whole, and specially pledged not to fail Garnet in this emergency. – The Luckiest Girl in the School by Angela Brazil
  18. All the world- everything round about them, to the veriest atom- seemed asleep. – The Doctor's Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  19. There is not room for Death, Nor atom that his might could render void; Thou, Thou art Being and Breath, And what Thou art may never be destroyed. – The Poet's Poet by Elizabeth Atkins
  20. For the moment I don't feel as if I had an atom of personality left, I'm so utterly absorbed in you; and I'd give my immortal soul to help you. – Black Oxen by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton