Usage examples for considerable

  1. Not a great deal, Monsieur; he is often absent for a considerable time. – The Room in the Dragon Volant by J. Sheridan LeFanu
  2. Fact is, I owe considerable to thet White Slides Ranch. – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  3. The harness for the visitor's seat was a peculiar one, as Ned had noted with considerable satisfaction. – Boy Scouts in an Airship by G. Harvey Ralphson
  4. If the battle was fought on the river, the women must have gone a considerable distance for their plunder. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume II by Aubrey Stewart & George Long
  5. How did it happen at all that you had already suddenly ceased to visit us some considerable time before my father's death? – Bertha Garlan by Arthur Schnitzler
  6. By this time we had got near enough to see that she was a ship, and of considerable size. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  7. She is at a considerable distance from New York, too far for you to go to her; and she may be home any day. – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  8. And still again I had considerable thinking to do. – The Prairie Mother by Arthur Stringer
  9. This little affair gave Michelangelo considerable trouble. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  10. They had covered considerable ground. – The Blue Envelope by Roy J. Snell
  11. I mean that Miss Meredyth has for some very considerable time been Mrs. Hugh Alston. – The Imaginary Marriage by Henry St. John Cooper
  12. Other letters followed, and she was soon taking them with considerable speed. – Calvary Alley by Alice Hegan Rice
  13. She had indeed by this time a very considerable curiosity of her own as to what every one thought was going to happen in ten days' time. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  14. And the old man, turning to my father, told him in a lower voice and with considerable enjoyment of some home- made wine that his wife had concocted. – Far Off Things by Arthur Machen
  15. Till I reached this point, I had advanced with considerable caution, and slowly; determined, if any enemy should appear in front, to endeavour to effect a retreat. – Twenty-Five Years in the Rifle Brigade by William Surtees
  16. You forget, lad, said the Captain, that three years or so makes a considerable change in girls of her age. – Charlie to the Rescue by R.M. Ballantyne
  17. They were still at a considerable distance from the shore. – Rollo's Philosophy. [Air] by Jacob Abbott
  18. He had to shout because the wind created by the creature's movement was considerable. – A World Called Crimson by Darius John Granger