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Usage examples for counterpart

  1. Before daylight, while I was dreaming a strange dream of two men running, the one who pursued being the exact counterpart of the one who fled, I heard my name called aloud: " David, David!" – Adventures In Contentment by David Grayson AKA: Ray Stannard Baker
  2. Let the memory of the King whose life you saved trouble you no more,- except when you look upon his better counterpart! – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  3. His hand- bag chanced to be the exact counterpart of Ford's: what more natural than that he should make the mistake of taking the wrong one? – Empire Builders by Francis Lynde
  4. That part which embedded itself in the salt lost the dazzling green color so characteristic and turned piebald, from dirty gray through brown and yellow, an appearance so familiar in its normal counterpart on lawns and vacant lots. – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore
  5. One goes astray in trying to interpret an artist's life by his work, for it is exceptional to find one a counterpart of the other. – Musicians of To-Day by Romain Rolland Commentator: Claude Landi
  6. It has increased in scope and usefulness year by year, and stands to- day without a counterpart in any country. – American Men of Mind by Burton E. Stevenson
  7. It is really a collection of separate tales and allegories, as much as the Arabian Nights, or, as its counterpart and rival of our own century, the Idylls of the King. – Spenser (English Men of Letters Series) by R. W. Church
  8. Does the Spider possess the counterpart of this habit of clear thinking? – The Life of the Spider by J. Henri Fabre
  9. Then he spake to his councillors, " I will marry my daughter, for she is the counterpart of my late wife, otherwise I can find no bride who resembles her." – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  10. It is much more likely, if we may judge from available evidence, that every stage has had its counterpart in the ancestral form from which it has been derived by descent with modification. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  11. Our actresses are the exact counterpart of those passionate French beauties. – City of Endless Night by Milo Hastings
  12. But, few persons of fifty can be found, who cannot recall the time, when it was a rare thing to imagine anything American, as good as its English counterpart. – Satanstoe by James Fenimore Cooper
  13. Almost the exact counterpart of the revolt in the lower province. – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  14. The second warrior, with the exception of his features, was the counterpart of the leader. – The Lost Trail by Edward S. Ellis
  15. I have taken this case of the waiter in Dickens and his equally important counterpart in England as an example of the sincere and genial sketches scattered about these short stories. – Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton
  16. That last victorious shout-" It is finished"- has been crowding out in our ears its counterpart- the equally victorious cry of Olivet-" All power hath been given unto Me." – Quiet Talks on Power by S.D. Gordon
  17. In short, so far as the officers were concerned, our Division was not a counterpart to the Ulster Division; it was not Irish in the sense that the other was Ulster. – John Redmond's Last Years by Stephen Gwynn
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