Usage examples for extensive

  1. These are the most extensive movements made. – The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles by Jean Henri Fabre
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. I can't let you do anything so- so extensive. – Mr. Waddington of Wyck by May Sinclair
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Behind the house and across the road stretched extensive fields of cotton and waving corn. – The House Behind the Cedars by Charles W. Chesnutt
  15. 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
  16. His wife gave him a report of all branches of his extensive business. – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai