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. 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
  3. 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
  4. They were still at a considerable distance from the shore. – Rollo's Philosophy. [Air] by Jacob Abbott
  5. And still again I had considerable thinking to do. – The Prairie Mother by Arthur Stringer
  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. 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
  8. He remained there for a very considerable time, my impression is for several months. – Notes of a staff officer of our First New Jersey Brigade on the Seven Day's Battle on the peninsula in 1862 by E. Burd Grubb
  9. 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
  10. He had to shout because the wind created by the creature's movement was considerable – A World Called Crimson by Darius John Granger
  11. Other letters followed, and she was soon taking them with considerable speed. – Calvary Alley by Alice Hegan Rice
  12. 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
  13. Fact is, I owe considerable to thet White Slides Ranch. – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  14. Considerable changes had taken place in the little girl during that time. – A Very Naughty Girl by L. T. Meade
  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. 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
  17. They had covered considerable ground. – The Blue Envelope by Roy J. Snell
  18. 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
  19. I mean that Miss Meredyth has for some very considerable time been Mrs. Hugh Alston. – The Imaginary Marriage by Henry St. John Cooper
  20. This little affair gave Michelangelo considerable trouble. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds