Usage examples for greatest

  1. Five was the greatest number of eggs that I found in any one nest." – The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1 by Allan O. Hume
  2. " That is the greatest trouble. – A Bicycle of Cathay by Frank R. Stockton
  3. Such a secret would be of the greatest value to us all. – Bill the Minder by W. Heath Robinson
  4. They say there is a fight where the greatest number of our men are, and the enemy have gathered also by the river, where our second force is stationed. – The Golden Rock by Ernest Glanville
  5. He took the greatest care of them, as in fact of his whole person, without foppishness, however. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  6. " I'll take the greatest care of it, sir," was the reply. – Middy and Ensign by G. Manville Fenn
  7. It was only a few months ago, but I believe- indeed I know- it would have been the greatest mistake I could possibly have made. – The Man Who Knew by Edgar Wallace
  8. The places of greatest emphasis are usually at the beginning and at the end of the paragraph. – Practical Grammar and Composition by Thomas Wood
  9. So far I must say that what I have seen has had the greatest effect in making me curious for the rest. – Marriage by Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
  10. Yet it does not follow that they who have the greatest knowledge and command of words, have all they could desire in this respect. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  11. He had no idea he would be refused, for was he not considered the greatest catch in the county? – Raiding with Morgan by Byron A. Dunn
  12. Plantagenet talks about the great loss; I know which would be the greatest loss, and so do you. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  13. The very greatest were glad of my playing, and were proud to know me. – Three Plays by Padraic Colum
  14. Faith, hope, and charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity. – Christian's Mistake by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  15. Now, Mr. Lodloe, I have before me the greatest chance of my life. – The Squirrel Inn by Frank R. Stockton
  16. I am sure she and Godmamma would be the greatest friends if they could meet. – The Visits of Elizabeth by Elinor Glyn
  17. It was the greatest blow I have ever had in my life. – The Martian by George Du Maurier
  18. Certainly I will be present, with the greatest- no, not the greatest pleasure. – In Luck at Last by Walter Besant
  19. The boy's brother is one of my greatest friends. – The Evil Shepherd by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  20. The greatest you could do me just at this time! – Home Scenes, and Home Influence A Series of Tales and Sketches by T. S. Arthur