Usage examples for hundredfold

  1. I was indeed thoroughly happy when I thought that the felicity of our trio would be increased a hundredfold for is it not an unbearable misery to keep a secret from the being we adore? – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. Even to- day the crown is probably the largest land- owner in the kingdom, but at the time of the Conquest, and for many years afterward, he certainly owned an hundredfold as much, and that gave him enough revenue for his purse; of course, in those days, money for such things as education, highways, police, etc. – Popular Law-making by Frederic Jesup Stimson
  3. The speculative spirit led some to give largely with a hope of a hundredfold return. – Praying for Money by Russell H. Conwell
  4. Happy, a hundredfold more happy are those who already have fallen. – In Desert and Wilderness by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  5. Within the same three centuries the number of those living under laws and institutions derived from England had grown a hundredfold – Elizabethan Sea Dogs by William Wood
  6. The bond of marriage would be strengthened a hundredfold – Modern marriage and how to bear it by Maud Churton Braby
  7. Exactly what proportion of the total product of industry is thus taken and reinvested no one can say; but this we know, our cities are growing at an enormous rate, our manufacturing power is increasing by leaps and bounds, we are perfecting processes which enable one man to do the work of a hundred men, which increase the product of one man's labor a hundredfold – The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society by Upton Sinclair
  8. The thought that I was avenged, that his sufferings equalled mine, increased my courage a hundredfold and made me almost insensible to physical pain. – Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2) by Emile Gaboriau
  9. With the approach of night the cold had increased a hundredfold and a heavy fall of snow seemed imminent. – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  10. He thanked me for my kindness, saying that I had done a wise thing, as he felt sure the time would come when he would repay me a hundredfold – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  11. This time the tension increases an hundredfold every nerve is strained; every muscle ready. – Ways of Wood Folk by William J. Long
  12. Oh, happy dying of the grain of wheat, which makes it produce an hundredfold – The Autobiography of Madame Guyon by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
  13. Give my blessing to your father, and tell him that our good Master will reward him a hundredfold for all he has lost for the sake of his faith. – Collections and Recollections by George William Erskine Russell
  14. Every single dollar weighs a hundredfold when credit trembles in the balance. – James Watt by Andrew Carnegie
  15. Perhaps their families might suffer at first from the all- absorbing exactions of a giant brain, but at a later day they were repaid a hundredfold for self- denial of every kind during the early struggles of the kingly intellect with adverse fate; they shared the spoils of victory. – Two Poets Lost Illusions Part I by Honore de Balzac
  16. All this relentless work, little suited, on the whole, to an Englishman, and in a cause the rights of which he himself had, up to then, refused to admit, was then repaid a hundredfold by a look of gratitude, of pleasure even, a few sweet moments of his lady's company, before being sent hence again upon some fresh enterprise. – The Light of Scarthey by Egerton Castle
  17. Once I am removed from his path, and believing that no one else could, or would, link 'Clarke' and Peter Marre together, he will naturally resume the freedom of his former life, and Peter Marre will appear again in his old- time surroundings, a Peter Marre unhampered by fear of discovery, and therefore a Peter Marre a hundredfold more dangerous than ever before. – The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  18. They directed him to a far country, where his dirham should produce an hundredfold – Supplemental Nights, Volume 1 by Richard F. Burton
  19. If I refuse to pay this money his ferocity will be multiplied by a hundredfold – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon