Usage examples for mile

  1. " But that would cause him to lose a quarter of a mile or more of his advantage; and she seems to be more inclined to run away from the Bellevite than to fight her," suggested the lieutenant. – A Victorious Union SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  2. A mile an hour too fast will soon run down your horse. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  3. As soon as I had seen that the boat was in possession of the Zulus, I had concealed myself in the bush to consider what to do; and I decided to work my way up the coast about a mile, and then take to the beach and try to reach the ship that way. – The White Chief of the Caffres by A.W. Drayson
  4. We must cast back for a mile or two; but it can not make much difference. – Erema My Father's Sin by R. D. Blackmore
  5. The boat crept on for perhaps a mile. – Danger at the Drawbridge by Mildred A. Wirt
  6. The door by which Mossy entered had closed again, and there was half a mile of rock between them and the sea. – The Light Princess and Other Fairy Stories by George MacDonald
  7. He promised to be good- after a half- mile or so. – The Lost Art of Reading by Gerald Stanley Lee
  8. Down there at his feet, only half a mile distant, lay the town. – Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2 by Martin Anderson Nexo
  9. What is it that you want to say about the mile race, Browning? – Frank Merriwell's Races by Burt L. Standish
  10. Still I don't feel knocked out and I've walked half a mile. – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss
  11. " There are the nets out where you see those poles," and he pointed to a place about a half mile off shore. – Six Little Bunkers at Cousin Tom's by Laura Lee Hope
  12. About a quarter of a mile from here, towards Fladstadt. – The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates
  13. At first we ran easily, for it was the second half- mile that would decide our fate. – The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer
  14. " We shall have to cut it again in another mile or so," said Pariset. – A Hero of Liége by Herbert Strang
  15. He had seen a house that afternoon with a high garden wall about it a quarter of a mile away. – Clementina by A.E.W. Mason
  16. Within a Mile of Edinborough Town. – Sixty Years of California Song by Margaret Blake-Alverson
  17. The car crept over another quarter of a mile. – Curlie Carson Listens In by Roy J. Snell
  18. I did not go within half a mile of Treliskey Plantation. – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  19. His ground was a mile away. – Flowing Gold by Rex Beach