Usage examples for masses

  1. He was going down the brick walk between the masses of drenched flowers. – The Mormon Prophet by Lily Dougall
  2. " You mustn't blame him for the angry masses that exist to- day. – Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2 by Martin Anderson Nexo
  3. This fact is intimately bound up with the general law in statistical mechanics, to which we return later, that stars with large masses generally have a small velocity. – Lectures on Stellar Statistics by Carl Vilhelm Ludvig Charlier
  4. Chardin was not appreciated by the masses. – A Text-Book of the History of Painting by John C. Van Dyke
  5. You will hear, but, probably, you will not see; for even when the descending masses thunder as loudly as heavy guns, and the echoes roll back from the Ebihorn opposite, they will still be as pin- points against this grand old face, so vast is its scale! – The Ascent of the Matterhorn by Edward Whymper
  6. Therefore he called him one day and asked him whether he would more willingly live in the house of a gentleman, where he would learn to ride horses and use arms, or in the house of a priest, where he would learn nothing but masses and the services of the Church. – The Prince by Nicolo Machiavelli
  7. She had always insisted on those three things as most to be desired on earth for the masses, and she reminded Jane of it as a curious fact. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. She lay thus motionless for a few minutes, gazing up at the round patch of sky that gleamed through a parting in the masses of foliage above. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  9. Bid her, when I am dead, three hundred masses sing me! – Faust by Goethe
  10. She who had unloosed the new comer's hair, now fell to braiding it in solid masses and plaiting it about her head. – The Circassian Slave; or, The Sultan's Favorite A Story of Constantinople and the Caucasus by Lieutenant Maturin Murray
  11. I have but one request to make in return, which is, that you will faithfully promise to cause five hundred masses to be said for my soul, upon your arrival in Italy." – The Pacha of Many Tales by Captain Frederick Marryat
  12. They saw the sun set slowly amongst purple masses of cloud, and the lover turned to his mistress and sighed deeply; for her cheek was delicate in its blended roses, beyond the beauty that belongs to the hues of health; and when he saw the sun sinking from the world, the thought came upon him that she was his sun, and the glory that she shed over his life might soon pass away into the bosom of the " ever- during Dark." – The Pilgrims Of The Rhine by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  13. " I will go to the convent," said Hippolita, " and order new masses to be said for a deliverance from these calamities." – The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole
  14. The great masses have not reached this stage at present, which is, of course, very familiar in France. – Psychology and Social Sanity by Hugo Münsterberg
  15. There are no " masses" to the Infinite. – My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year by John Henry Jowett
  16. The note of the interior of the house is blue, and there are masses of blue flowers in the garden. – The House in Good Taste by Elsie de Wolfe
  17. Thus nationalism enters into the problem, and the appeal to the supposed interests of the masses becomes an appeal to their " patriotism." – American World Policies by Walter E. Weyl
  18. The misery of what she called the masses was a mirror in which she saw a possible image of herself. – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  19. 104: 6. The air and water support one another; the clouds, though vast masses of water, are yet supported by the air from falling; for the power of sustaining is a property of the air. – True Christianity by Johann Arndt
  20. Snow fell in huge masses. – Good Stories For Great Holidays Arranged for Story-Telling and Reading Aloud and for the Children's Own Reading by Frances Jenkins Olcott