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Usage examples for jot

  1. He looked out of the windows at the lighted streets and wondered whether any of those hurrying thousands cared a jot for the men that had fought and died for them. – Love, The Fiddler by Lloyd Osbourne
  2. Her own performances seemed lost in a haze; she had noticed the judge jot down something, but she felt incapable of reckoning her chances. – The Luckiest Girl in the School by Angela Brazil
  3. Yet the signs of mourning were hardly anywhere perceptible; the noisy gaiety of the town was not abated one jot. – Abraham Lincoln and the Union A Chronicle of the Embattled North, Volume 29 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Nathaniel W. Stephenson
  4. Though there must be examinations and lectures, and discipline and hard reading, nothing of all this matters a jot in comparison with the association of youth with youth and the communion of quick and eager spirits. – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  5. And nobody, if they knew, would care, or pity him one jot! – The Dark Flower by John Galsworthy
  6. On the back of the sheet he began at once to jot down the signs of which he felt most certain. – As It Was in the Beginning by Philip Verrill Mighels
  7. I suggest that you use a pen and paper to jot down people's names as and when they make their appearance. – Afar in the Forest by W.H.G. Kingston
  8. The King could not bear him, and was grieved with the respect he was obliged to show him, and which he was careful never to trespass over by a single jot. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  9. You have not one jot of evidence that Emerson Mead killed Will Whittaker! – With Hoops of Steel by Florence Finch Kelly
  10. Claude nodded, and Mensmore began to jot down the items of his valuable package. – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes
  11. But Doggie worried his head about gossip not one jot. – The Rough Road by William John Locke
  12. I often repeat a verse he asked me to commit to memory: In reading authors, when you find Bright passages that strike your mind, And which perhaps you may have reason To think on at another season; Be not contented with the sight, But jot them down in black and white; Such respect is wisely shown As makes another's thought your own. – Memories and Anecdotes by Kate Sanborn
  13. Remember also that if by one jot you do otherwise than I have bid you, when Dirk van Goorl leaves the room you see him for the last time, unless it pleases you- to attend his execution. – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  14. Believe, then, that there is not a circumstance of all this business, not one point or jot of it, but is even as it was framed and carved out of old. – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  15. He never faltered in his confidence, never wavered in his conviction, never abated a jot of hope that in the order of Providence all good things would come. – Recollections and Impressions 1822-1890 by Octavius Brooks Frothingham
  16. This negative information, sole fruit of the first fortnight's feverish search, was not increased by a jot during the slow weeks that followed. – The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton, Part 2 (of 10) by Edith Wharton
  17. Never leave the entire ordering of supplies to the maid, her part being simply to jot down on a pad hung in the kitchen for that purpose a memorandum of such things as need replenishing. – The Complete Home by Various
  18. " I jot down whatever occurs to me, wherever I may be. – This Is the End by Stella Benson
  19. He 's got such pleasant ways, Jot has! – The Village Watch-Tower by (AKA Kate Douglas Riggs) Kate Douglas Wiggin
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