Usage examples for gamut

  1. Men go through the whole gamut of emotions. – War and the Weird by Forbes Phillips R. Thurston Hopkins
  2. The flash- light now changed colors through the whole gamut of the rainbow, and the Emperor knelt in the attitude of Columbus discovering America. – Captain Jinks, Hero by Ernest Crosby
  3. She longed to add new notes to that gamut of human character which she could play with so profound a science; she shall make a masterpiece out of her acquisitions. – Emily Brontë by A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson
  4. Dum had taught me to see these shifting effects, and now land and water and sky instead of seeming as they had at first, like three hard notes that always played the same singsong tune, were turned into three majestic chords that with changing and intermingling could run the whole gamut of harmony. – Vacation with the Tucker Twins by Nell Speed
  5. They daren't run a gamut, these women. – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  6. He went through all the gamut of mirth. – The Heart of Arethusa by Francis Barton Fox
  7. They had both wooed the same woman, Mary Todd, and Lincoln won; both craved for success in politics, and as Douglas belonged to the dominant party in Illinois, he met with early success, and ran the gamut of political honors and was a great national figure before Lincoln was known. – A History of the Republican Party by George Washington Platt
  8. He had held the line many a bad night at the Front while Death spat out of the darkness on every hand; he had smoked in the faces of his men to cover his own fear and to shame them out of theirs; he had run the whole gamut of the emotion of the trenches, but tonight something more awesome than any engine of man was gathering its forces in the deep valleys. –  by
  9. Loaysa complied with his desire, and assured him that among all the pupils he had ever taught, he had not known one with a finer ear; and yet the poor negro could never, to the end of his days, have learned the gamut. – The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  10. Too much of a polished gentleman, he will merely amuse himself by running over the gamut of his strongest imprecations. – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams
  11. Miss Gamut stopped short. – Winning His Way by Charles Carleton Coffin
  12. There are many canyons, but the Grand Canyon of Arizona is the Mecca of the traveling world; and El Tovar always has the housing of the choice spirits who have run the gamut of tourist delights in other lands. – The-Grand-Canyon-of-Arizona-how-to-see-it by James, George Wharton
  13. Paul waited for Mr. Quaver, who was very red in the face, and who felt that it was of no use to try again without Miss Gamut. – Winning His Way by Charles Carleton Coffin
  14. This, of course, may run the gamut from a small home garden to supply the vegetable needs of the household to the operation of a larger tract on a commercial basis. – A Living from the Land by William B. Duryee
  15. We have traversed the whole gamut of sensation from the sublime and tragic to the ridiculous; and Armageddon, vulgarised by the vulgar repetition of the journalist, has redeemed its significance in the dispatches from our Palestine front. – Mr. Punch's History of the Great War by Punch
  16. When we needed it the sun broke through the rain and shone brightly; when our lenses were ready, the baby hoatzins ran the gamut of their achievements. – Jungle Peace by William Beebe
  17. The lamp was bright, the carpet was bright, the curtains almost danced on the wall from their own gayety, while the coloured prints, in shining gilt frames, sang the whole gamut of colour up and down and round and round. – Hildegarde's Home by Laura E. Richards
  18. It offered a wide gamut of intelligences, and the meetings were noteworthy occasions. – Memoir of John Lothrop Motley, Complete by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Last Updated: February 6, 2009
  19. Now, in his sixty- seventh year, he had run through the gamut of political professions. – William Pitt and the Great War by John Holland Rose
  20. He followed every note, and in his own brain was spun the subtle thread that bound Julian and Louise; his own fancy ran the gamut of their emotions from mere human reminiscence to overwhelming passion. – Max by Katherine Cecil Thurston