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Quotes of extensive

  1. This airline is grateful for his extensive contributions and we will miss his friendship and support. We extend our deepest sympathies to the Casey family on its personal loss. – Gerard Arpey
  2. Telegraphs are machines for conveying information over extensive lines with great rapidity. – Charles Babbage
  3. The Laboratory for Radioactivity consisted of only two rooms at the time; at a later date, when tests of radioactive substances became more extensive it expanded into four rooms. – Walther Bothe
  4. Attempts have been made from a study of the changes produced by mutation to obtain the relative order of the bases within various triplets, but my own view is that these are premature until there is more extensive and more reliable data on the composition of the triplets. – Francis Crick
  5. The more extensive a man's knowledge of what has been done, the greater will be his power of knowing what to do. – Benjamin Disraeli
  6. There are about a dozen of these gardens, more or less extensive according to the business or wealth of the proprietor; but they are generally smaller than the smallest of our London nurseries. – Robert Fortune
  7. Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within. – Stephen Jay Gould
  8. Nirvana was pop. You can have distorted guitars and people say it's alternative, but you can't break out of pop music's constructs and still get extensive radio play and media coverage. – Kristin Hersh
  9. The Libyan program recently discovered was far more extensive than was assessed prior to that. – David Kay
  10. Further study of central nervous action, however, finds central inhibition too extensive and ubiquitous to make it likely that it is confined solely to the taxis of antagonistic muscles. – Charles Scott Sherrington
  11. The fight training was very extensive a lot of stretching, a lot of coordination of balance exercises. – Jason Statham
  12. When the late Bishop was appointed, about thirty -two years ago, to diffuse the light of the Gospel through this extensive portion of His Majesty's dominions, it was even a greater spiritual, than a natural wilderness. – John Strachan
  13. In the Constitution of the American Republic there was a deliberate and very extensive and emphatic division of governmental power for the very purpose of preventing unbridled majority rule. – Robert Welch

Usage examples for extensive

  1. But they are scattered higher up through the extensive provinces of Housa, subjected to the Fullans. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  2. Nothing worse happens to you than does to all nations who have extensive empire; and it happens in all the forms into which empire can be thrown. – Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America by Edmund Burke
  3. An extensive conversation between the Navajo and the guide followed but the Go Ahead Boys were unable to hear anything that was said. – The Go Ahead Boys and Simon's Mine by Ross Kay
  4. These are the most extensive movements made. – The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles by Jean Henri Fabre
  5. In these many windows lay the charm, commanding, as they did, extensive prospects to the east, north, and west. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  6. While out hunting one day with the chief, we ascended a slight eminence, commanding a view of an extensive plain. – The Captive in Patagonia by Benjamin Franklin Bourne
  7. Where the scene opened upon the plain of Acre there was extensive cultivation visible, and the town of Caiffa appeared with the grove of palm- trees in its vicinity. – Byeways in Palestine by James Finn
  8. Followed an equally extensive greeting to Marufa. – Witch-Doctors by Charles Beadle
  9. I am quite sure, from an extensive experience, that in this disease, fresh air, and plenty of it, is the best and principal remedy. – Advice to a Mother on the Management of her Children by Pye Henry Chavasse
  10. She writes June 2, A few days since, one of my little Moslem scholars, whose father was once an extensive merchant here, came and invited me to make a call upon her mother. – The Women of the Arabs by Henry Harris Jessup
  11. This stands on a hill on the western outskirts, a somewhat extensive structure, begun in 1774 and completed about twenty years later. – Cuba, Old and New by Albert Gardner Robinson
  12. At length he came to a very extensive plain. – The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  13. The railroad between Petersburgh and Richmond is protected by extensive field- works, and the woods have been cut down to give range. – Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863 by Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle
  14. The view is extensive – The South of France--East Half by Charles Bertram Black
  15. I can't let you do anything so- so extensive – Mr. Waddington of Wyck by May Sinclair
  16. This, with their duties in the church and the extensive building and planting of the mission settlements, took all the time of the hard- working priests. – History of California by Helen Elliott Bandini
  17. Since the break- up of the Russian Empire the Japanese have cast longing eyes upon this extensive country, which is supposed to belong to both Russia and China but in reality it belongs to neither. – With the "Die-Hards" in Siberia by John Ward
  18. Behind the house and across the road stretched extensive fields of cotton and waving corn. – The House Behind the Cedars by Charles W. Chesnutt
  19. The view from Mangoup Kaleh is very extensive and varied. – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
  20. His wife gave him a report of all branches of his extensive business. – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai

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