Usage examples for levels

  1. Then we fall back to ourselves once more, to the lower levels upon which alone we can exist. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  2. They set forth in August, two days before the feast, ascending through chestnut groves to the region of bare rocks; thence downward across torrents hung with white acacia and along park- like grassy levels deep in shade. – The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton
  3. It was only the Channel; and in such narrow waters you do not see the distances, the wide levels of fleeting and floating foam, that lie light between long wave and long wave on a Mediterranean coast, regions of delicate and transitory brightness so far out that all the waves, near and far, seem to be breaking at the same moment, one beyond the other, and league beyond league, into foam. – Essays by Alice Meynell
  4. One of the men observed that he had hoped, as one good that would come of the flood, that the Levels were rid of the Redfurns. – The Settlers at Home by Harriet Martineau
  5. Modern engineers have not been able to better them and in many places the old levels are used in new ditches at the present time. – Arizona Sketches by Joseph A. Munk
  6. They did not know that the Levels were surrounded by hills on every side but towards the sea; or, if they knew, they did not consider this, because the hills were a great way off. – The Settlers at Home by Harriet Martineau
  7. " A fashionable restaurant, Francis, is rather like your Law Courts- it levels people up," the latter remarked. – The Evil Shepherd by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  8. Alexander herself was among the last to start along the ill- lighted and twisting street that climbed along, the broken levels of the town toward the tavern. – A Pagan of the Hills by Charles Neville Buck
  9. She lived on higher levels. – A Crooked Mile by Oliver Onions
  10. Everything is renewed, art, science, philosophy; and the world, arrested for two centuries in the lower levels which it had found at the end of its passage through the Middle Ages, resumed its progress that it might mount into the light and the purer air. – Paris from the Earliest Period to the Present Day; Volume 1 by William Walton
  11. Far below me was a sea of clouds, stretching from horizon to horizon, and through occasional breaks in its surface I could see still other seas of clouds at lower levels. – The Airlords of Han by Philip Francis Nowlan
  12. It was a caste system with social levels sharply marked off, and families united by clannish ties. – The Promised Land by Mary Antin
  13. Then they calmly turned and drove the recovered cattle down along the sloping levels at a fast trot. – Tharon of Lost Valley by Vingie E. Roe
  14. From first to last, there were about two hundred families, Dutch and French, settled in the Levels. – The Settlers at Home by Harriet Martineau
  15. There was top- level command, of course, as appointed by Sheriff Johnson for the entire sector, but it did not extend to the lower levels in any degree Ken could see. – The Year When Stardust Fell by Raymond F. Jones
  16. Presently, when we began to talk, I found myself seeking more familiar levels. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  17. The water in the canals, in most instances, is distributed by gravity; but recourse is had to a lock system and to immense pumps for raising the water to proper levels. – The Planet Mars and its Inhabitants A Psychic Revelation by Eros Urides and J. L. Kennon
  18. Winter is not a good time for prospecting, but travel is often easier then, for the hand- sledges run smoothly on the snow that covers fallen trunks and underbrush and levels the hollows. – The Lure of the North by Harold Bindloss
  19. Ay, love levels all things. – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  20. Most online services offer the first three of these four levels. – The Online World by Odd de Presno