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Usage examples for lowest

  1. He puts out his hand to Graspum, and with a serious look desires to know if that be the lowest figure. – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams
  2. I think I'll sit on the lowest step for I've come on a very humble errand! – Rebecca Mary by Annie Hamilton Donnell
  3. " No, I don't; but a nickel's my lowest price. – Hector's Inheritance or The Boys of Smith Institute by Horatio Alger
  4. Another discovery that has been made by deep- sea sounding is, that the lowest depths of the ocean are always in a state of profound calm. – The Ocean and its Wonders by R.M. Ballantyne
  5. Yes, twenty pound- that's the lowest. – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  6. Miss Mackenzie, speaking in the lowest possible voice, said that she would take time to think of it. – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  7. I don't say as it's everybody as ought to take the lowest place. – The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley
  8. I'd be the lowest of the low if it ever happened, and I wouldn't deserve the friendship of an honest man like you. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  9. Shall it be the highest or lowest? – Is The Bible Worth Reading And Other Essays by Lemuel K. Washburn
  10. Cursed is every man from the highest to the lowest; the Lord Almighty is engaged against him. – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  11. Now stretch your wire, the lowest one about two feet from the ground, the second one eighteen inches above it, and the third eighteen inches above the second. – The Cultivation of The Native Grape, and Manufacture of American Wines by George Husmann
  12. The lowest figure for ready money, delivered free, is fifteen ten. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  13. " There are many classes in a town, and that is about the lowest. – The Sand-Hills of Jutland by Hans Christian Andersen
  14. The lowest tray must be placed at least 4 inches above the metal bottom. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  15. In that case the lowest should always be led with four in the suit, because the partner, having the Dummy spread before him, being able to count his own hand, and being informed by the lead regarding the leader's length in the suit, can generally tell the exact number held by the Declarer, and can, therefore, accurately determine whether it is better to continue that suit or try some other. – Auction of To-day by Milton C. Work
  16. That was my very lowest figure though." – Renée Mauperin by Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt
  17. In the lowest levels of the animal kingdom the form is but a cell. – Elementary Theosophy by L. W. Rogers
  18. Knowing this, they all cut the price down to the lowest possible figure and the workmen had to suffer. – The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell
  19. Phoebe stood upon the lowest stair in smiling silence and with folded hands as he caught her eye. – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye
  20. Heroes were not now taken from the throne: they were sometimes even sought after amongst the lowest ranks of the people. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
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