Usage examples for exceeding

  1. Cases can be cited where engineers and directors of railroads, with long grades above one hundred foot to the mile, have regularly sworn in their annual reports, for years in succession, that there were no grades upon their routes exceeding half that elevation. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh
  2. It was evidently of human origin,- being verse, and of exceeding bad quality. – Mrs. Skaggs's Husbands and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  3. He talks about light affliction which is but for a moment, working out a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory, 'while we look at the things which are not seen. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  4. About five o'clock in the evening rose a very great fog and thick mist, so that it was exceeding dark, and they could not see their way a ship's length before them. – A Journal of the Swedish Embassy in the Years 1653 and 1654, Vol II. by Bulstrode Whitelocke
  5. We shall be expected to write our novels in chapters not exceeding twenty words. – Idle Ideas in 1905 by Jerome K. Jerome
  6. So, being exceeding hot, to bed, and slept well. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  7. The shot was a lucky one exceeding their highest expectations. – The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918 by F.L. Morrison
  8. The vision of Christ left behind an impression of His exceeding beauty, and it remains with me to this day. – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus by Teresa of Avila
  9. We were here two days and a half in exceeding great danger, and could find no way to get out. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII. by Robert Kerr
  10. With the most exceeding pleasure! – The Ramblin' Kid by Earl Wayland Bowman
  11. The library and instruments of any professional person, not exceeding six hundred dollars in value. – How to Collect a Doctor Bill by Frank P. Davis
  12. At this sight the Egyptians wept in their exceeding great misery; but Psamtik's eyes were dry. – An Egyptian Princess, Volume 9. by Georg Ebers
  13. And when we all came to compare notes together upon our return on board I found that I was by no means the most fortunate one of the party, the skipper's total and those of three of the forecastle hands considerably exceeding mine in quantity. – Turned Adrift by Harry Collingwood
  14. Any suit involving an amount exceeding $ 3, 000 may be brought there when the controversy is between citizens of different States or citizens of a State and citizens of a foreign country. – The American Judiciary by Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD
  15. Joan, looking with anxious inquiry in her sister's face, read there an earnestness even exceeding her own. – The Love Affairs of Pixie by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
  16. And they also stood exceeding still. – Leaves from a Field Note-Book by J. H. Morgan
  17. He dwelt in a land of exceeding beauty. – Famous Stories Every Child Should Know by Various
  18. In anguish Kirkwood uttered an exceeding bitter cry. – The Black Bag by Louis Joseph Vance