Usage examples for Miles

  1. There were no men and women for miles round. – Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day
  2. Perhaps even a few thousand miles away. – Brain Twister by Gordon Randall Garrett Laurence Mark Janifer
  3. It's five miles away by the road. – Love Eternal by H. Rider Haggard
  4. I was an hundred and twenty miles away from this place then, at Abbotsbury in Dorsetshire, and there are a hundred people I can bring to prove it. – The Strange Story Book by Mrs. Andrew Lang
  5. Listen to that, Pa, a post office in four miles of us." – Land of the Burnt Thigh by Edith Eudora Kohl
  6. At four miles and five and six.... – Space Platform by Murray Leinster
  7. And it is only thirty miles. – The-Motor-Girls-on-a-Tour by Penrose, Margaret
  8. It's all right- only a few miles back. – The Magnetic North by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  9. The earth shook for three miles round. – The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete by Frederich Schiller
  10. And so for four years they lived within three miles of each other and never met. – Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life by Arthur Conan Doyle
  11. The distance was twenty miles, and the stage made it in four hours. – A Boy's Town by W. D. Howells
  12. This, said he, is nothing to another a few miles off. – A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland by Samuel Johnson
  13. Can you drive forty miles?" – On the Frontier by Bret Harte
  14. The next place I live in, he said, will be more than a hundred miles away. – The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins
  15. " I live about two miles off," she said, " at Emmerton Cottage; but I am here a great deal." – Amy Herbert by Elizabeth Sewell
  16. A. Not more than three or four miles. – Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York by A. F. Warburton
  17. Miles away, perhaps, but close! – The Desert of Wheat by Zane Grey
  18. " Very well, Miles," said Strong. – Treachery in Outer Space by Carey Rockwell and Louis Glanzman
  19. " It's only four miles. – The Son of his Father by Ridgwell Cullum
  20. It isn't more than two or three miles across, is it?" – The Go Ahead Boys on Smugglers' Island by Ross Kay