Usage examples for lightest

  1. She lifted it and walked with it over to the window that was lightest. – The Awakening and Selected Short Stories by Kate Chopin
  2. To have one's lightest word taken seriously, and one's smallest inclination influence the conduct of another person, is highly uncomfortable. – Francezka by Molly Elliot Seawell
  3. He could not forget her lightest words. – Fire-Tongue by Sax Rohmer
  4. She is very light- has the lightest of eyes, the lightest of complexions; no eyebrows, and what looked to me like very pale red hair, and thin lips of no colour at all. – The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2) by Frederic G. Kenyon
  5. My last was Grace; I am not clear, I think she didn't like me much; She used to scream when I came near, And shuddered at my lightest touch. – Verse and Worse by Harry Graham
  6. That figure, Gaston knew, especially in the days before he could see for himself, had very often been his father, the lightest and most amiable specimen of the type that enjoyed easy possession of the hearth- rug. – The Reverberator by Henry James
  7. My lightest wish is law to kings. – Mary Magdalen by Edgar Saltus
  8. A general error exists in America on the subject of French cookery, which is not highly seasoned, but whose merit consists in blending flavours and in arranging compounds, in such a manner as to produce, at the same time, the lightest and most agreeable food. – Recollections of Europe by J. Fenimore Cooper
  9. The supply of eggs ranges from month to month, the heavy season of production centering about April and the lightest run being in November. – The Dollar Hen by Milo M. Hastings
  10. But the whole conduct of life, in its gravest and its lightest issues alike, is a perpetual leap in the dark. – The Open Secret of Ireland by T. M. Kettle
  11. That part of the body that was seen was of a uniform blood- red colour, though the belly or under side was much the lightest. – The Boy Hunters by Captain Mayne Reid
  12. Still, as heretofore, many were obedient to Ann's lightest sign, but never till now had I seen her proud of her power and so eager to use it. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  13. In using the machine the lightest cutter or knife of the set is first found and its two ends balanced, by turning it end for end on the scales, and reducing the weight of the heavier end. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  14. Juno had a light, firm hand upon the bit and in spite of Dawson's emphatic orders to " 'old 'er curb well in 'and perpetual," she rarely used it, and Lady Belle obeyed her lightest touch. – Peggy Stewart at School by Gabrielle E. Jackson
  15. Such a tent costs about four guineas, and its weight is about twenty- three pounds; or, if the lightest kind of forfar is used, it need not exceed twenty pounds. – The Ascent of the Matterhorn by Edward Whymper
  16. Thou lightest my life with rays ineffable Beyond all signs, descriptions, languages. – Toward the Gulf by Edgar Lee Masters
  17. Not on you is there one lightest touch, M'sieu, but on me,- me- me- does rest the weight of all!" – The Maid of the Whispering Hills by Vingie E. Roe
  18. Now he was in the lightest of spirits. – A Little Girl in Old Quebec by Amanda Millie Douglas