Usage examples for counting

  1. He is the young man who is counting the horns." – The King of Ireland's Son by Padraic Colum
  2. At that instant the door into the counting room opened and his eldest son came in. – Mildred's New Daughter by Martha Finley
  3. At last he came back to the Tree Man himself with Wild Star counting sheep at his knee. – The Little House in the Fairy Wood by Ethel Cook Eliot
  4. I have given up counting. – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
  5. I ain't counting on taking up with those Frenchies. – Half Portions by Edna Ferber
  6. Anyway, I'm counting on quite a run before she goes down. – Boy Scouts in a Submarine by G. Harvey Ralphson
  7. He flung the paper down, and fell to counting the money in his possession. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. You forgot the others and went right on, getting the things that are yours for the taking, never counting the cost, finding your dreams come true.... – Command by William McFee
  9. You said, Hal, that the tree was to be the wicket; you never said anything about only counting the middle of the tree. – A Tale of the Summer Holidays by G. Mockler
  10. Counting them, he admired himself. – Cinq Mars, Complete by Alfred de Vigny Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  11. " 'Language and counting, ' says the learned author, 'both came before the logical discussion of either. – A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II) by Augustus de Morgan
  12. There was no counting the number of them. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930 by Various
  13. He drew his money, counting it over and over again to make sure it was right. – The Second String by Nat Gould
  14. Gw'yne around a- counting up after a sick woman. – First Fam'lies of the Sierras by Joaquin Miller
  15. I remember counting it; didn't we, Betty? – The Eagle's Nest by S. E. Cartwright
  16. The boys lay there counting the dragging moments till it seemed to them that time must be done and eternity growing gray; and then they were grateful to note that at last the sun was setting. – The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Part 6. by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  17. Taking them into a corner, he explained to them while he was counting out the money, Tomorrow Don Crisostomo will get back with the arms. – The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere by José Rizal
  18. But you go off in such strange ways- get so wrong- headed sometimes- that there's no counting on you. – After the Storm by T. S. Arthur
  19. While she sat with her purse in her hand, idly counting the silver, and not at all able to realise the difficulties of her position, the faithful Jane came to her relief. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  20. The childher come up yisterday and got them while you'd be down at the counting- room. – A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett