Usage examples for measured

  1. " The lives of these two were preserved a little longer," he added, in slow, measured tones. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  2. How helpless they seemed, and, measured by every human rule, how hopeless was their cause! – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  3. Our next purpose is to consider how long ago, measured in years, that birth- time was. – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly
  4. He measured with his hand. – Murder in the Gunroom by Henry Beam Piper
  5. She measured his age by hers. – A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties by Charles Major
  6. The amount that a good woman can give away is only measured by her opportunity. – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner
  7. Up went his hands, but before he could lead off I gave him one under the chin, and he measured his length on the floor. – Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi by George H. Devol
  8. He is always measured and restrained. – The Age of Tennyson by Hugh Walker
  9. When no shadows are made, none can be measured. – All Around the Moon by Jules Verne
  10. I had measured swords for the third time with Count Medini who died four years ago at London, in prison for his debts. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  11. When she did speak, it was in her hard, measured way. – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  12. For an instant Perkins measured him with his eye. – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  13. The fidelity of the nation to these is measured by the quality and the force of public opinion. – The Negro and the elective franchise. A Series Of Papers And A Sermon (The American Negro Academy. Occasional Papers, No. 11.) by Archibald H. Grimké, Charles C. Cook, John Hope, John L. Love, Kelly Miller, and Rev. Frank J. Grimké
  14. Lucy had measured her whole aunt. – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  15. He measured his steps, and stopping, looked about him. – The White Desert by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  16. It was given to me for having measured the work and made up the bill of a whole pleasure- boat myself. – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth
  17. The heart whose beat measured an eternity of love to you lies under your feet but the love of her still lives in your being. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  18. Irving measured the distance. – The Jester of St. Timothy's by Arthur Stanwood Pier
  19. Measured up side by side we weren't in the same class. – Paul and the Printing Press by Sara Ware Bassett