Usage examples for furthest

  1. Mr. Ambrose had no doubt of the advantages of his own method and he carried it to its furthest expression, for he never did anything whatever without consulting his better half. – A Tale of a Lonely Parish by F. Marion Crawford
  2. It is not because we are mortal, and death is near at the furthest that the Christian is to sit loose to this world, but because he lives by the hope of the inheritance. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  3. The nearest of these harbours is not two days' sail from the southern coast of Ireland, with a fair leading wind; and the furthest not ten. – Political Pamphlets by George Saintsbury
  4. Easily you might forego Poor Hannibal's presence here, For your Court's fame far and near The furthest of Earth's regions know. – Four Plays of Gil Vicente by Gil Vicente
  5. Never fear, sir, I will be back in four months, at the furthest but I must now set off and ascertain if the vessel answers the description given in the advertisement. – Mr. Midshipman Easy by Captain Frederick Marryat
  6. " I was not going to say that: it was the furthest from my thoughts," he answers, indignantly. – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  7. It surely requires the furthest possible reach of self- righteousness to enable a man to lift his scornful nose in the air and turn his back upon so poor and pitiable a thing as a dead stranger come to beg the last kindness that humanity can do in its behalf. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  8. I stood at the lower end, furthest from the entrance we were facing, together with two other peasants, by the look of them, also wearing their national costume. –  by
  9. By September 1, the Germans had lost practically all that they had gained in their drive from March 21, and in many places they had been driven back across the famous Hindenburg line, the furthest point of retreat of the Germans in 1914, when they were forced back by General Joffre from the Marne, and dug themselves into pit and trench. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  10. Constantio, who was a coward at heart, had taken his station by the boat so as to be the furthest away from danger should the boys be aroused. – The Boy Aviators' Treasure Quest by Captain Wilbur Lawton (pseudonym for John Henry Goldfrap)
  11. The onsarcumcised Amalikite ain't worth over three hundred dollars at the furthest that's a fact; and the way he'd pyson a shark ain't no matter. – The Attache or, Sam Slick in England, Complete by Thomas Chandler Haliburton
  12. I've always had to educate myself, and whenever I did get a holiday it seemed to me that I ought to put it to the best advantage, and to spend it where civilization was the furthest advanced- advanced, at least, in years. – Soldiers of Fortune by Richard Harding Davis
  13. Then the old man turned round and looking up at the people began to speak in a quiet even voice; but every word he said was easily heard in the furthest corner of the Whispering Rocks. – The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
  14. The furthest villages were already alight. – The Soul of the War by Philip Gibbs
  15. They moved back into the winter garden until they came to a seat at its furthest extremity. – A People's Man by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  16. Nevertheless there are deserted places beyond the furthest limits of the city where a more amiable full- face is shown. – The Mirror of Kong Ho by Ernest Bramah
  17. My mother, a'most frightened to death, gathered us children around her, an' sank back into the furthest corner. – Frank, the Young Naturalist by Harry Castlemon
  18. So when they had concluded to do it, they had them first to the top of a hill called Error, which was very steep on the furthest side, and bid them look down to the bottom. – The Pilgrim's Progress From this world to that which is to come. by John Bunyan
  19. That Ogden Van Lennop had entertained the remotest notion of asking Essie Tisdale to be his wife was furthest from her thoughts. – The Lady Doc by Caroline Lockhart
  20. The expression of his face proved that a love- affair was the furthest thing from his mind. – Andrea Delfin by Paul Heyse