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Usage examples for midst

  1. I was just in the midst of a most beautiful dream! – The Mexican Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins
  2. Then, if in the midst of our talk there should happen some greater noise than usual, or some of those who are present should laugh at us, we are disturbed. – A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus With the Encheiridion by Epictetus
  3. In the midst of it, Seraphine suddenly understood everything, and in particular why it was that his face had seemed so familiar to her. – Fruitfulness Fecondite by Emile Zola
  4. Chaucer shows a real interest in such rudimentary science as he was able to pick up in the midst of his other avocations. – Chaucer and His Times by Grace E. Hadow
  5. The moment any man stops in the midst of an account, he is stopping in the midst of a fraud. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. X. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  6. I awoke in tears, and could hardly find spirits enough to look around me, till we were driving through the midst of Augsburg. – Dreams, Waking Thoughts, and Incidents by William Beckford
  7. In the midst of all these troubles he went down to dinner. – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  8. " The rich man's, the rich man's," cried a voice from the midst of the field. – Cossack Fairy Tales and Folk Tales by Anonymous
  9. In the midst of this conversation, Sir Ralph, turning round to Sir Geoffrey, inquired if he had heard anything of a certain sermon that had been preached the day before at Bostock Church. – Mistress Margery by Emily Sarah Holt
  10. She was alone in the midst of enemies. – Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson
  11. And there, in its midst, I saw myself as a girl, with a pistol in my hand. – Recalled to Life by Grant Allen
  12. In the midst of earnest conversation, suspicious sounds were heard. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  13. The mob closed in around us- four men in the midst of thousands. – The Courier of the Ozarks by Byron A. Dunn
  14. Gabriel spoke in the midst of solemn silence. – The Shadow of the Cathedral by Vicente Blasco Ibañez
  15. In the midst of the crowd about him, he was no longer aware of it. – Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  16. The religious spirit had free way in our midst." – An Orkney Maid by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  17. The little girls began to jump and shout; a moment later and Priscilla stood in the midst of her family. – A Sweet Girl Graduate by Mrs. L.T. Meade
  18. You had better quit before I pitch it into the midst of you. – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
  19. We landed, however, in the midst of them, and were received by a vast multitude, many of them under arms, and many not. – A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1 by James Cook
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