Usage examples for multitude

  1. Surrounded by this multitude, they left the station. – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja
  2. A multitude of people! – Mogens and Other Stories Mogens; The Plague At Bergamo; There Should Have Been Roses; Mrs. Fonss by Jens Peter Jacobsen
  3. Voices of the Angelic Multitude. – The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Vol. I by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  4. I believe it unnecessary to state that a multitude of Indians, carrying lighted candles with great devotion, formed the two lines of the procession. – The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere by José Rizal
  5. She had especially forgotten the hungry multitude of her dependants. – The Mettle of the Pasture by James Lane Allen
  6. When he had done thus several times, Trebonius grew very angry, and commanded him to be carried to prison; but the multitude followed him, and listened to the speech which he made to them, as he went along, so that Trebonius began to be afraid again, and ordered him to be released. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  7. With a multitude of fond words his kind mistress drew his attention to these, whereupon, making a visible effort, he returned and disposed of them. – Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington
  8. And whence the manners of the multitude? – The Poetical Works of Edward Young, Volume 2 by Edward Young
  9. Through narrow streets, which a year ago were silent and deserted, I follow a great multitude pressing towards the river- side. – Rome in 1860 by Edward Dicey
  10. By this relief the fainting multitude was raised from despair. – The Eliminator; or, Skeleton Keys to Sacerdotal Secrets by Richard B. Westbrook
  11. Away to the south- west a multitude of black bodies were seen upon the plain, like crowds of men in dark clothing. – The Boy Hunters by Captain Mayne Reid
  12. Sink down " The multitude sank down upon the ground." – Slips of Speech by John H. Bechtel
  13. Flying in those days of yore may have been real enough to the multitude, but it was at best delusion. – The Dominion of the Air by J. M. Bacon
  14. And in every host is as much multitude of people as in the first host. – The-Travels-of-Sir-John-Mandeville by Mandeville, John, Sir
  15. If charity covers a multitude of sins, surely such repeated acts of unselfish benevolence ought to cloak most of that poor Rose's little faults and failings. – Barren Honour: A Novel by George A. Lawrence
  16. In union is strength and in multitude of counsel there is wisdom. –  by
  17. He sat for a moment with a multitude of emotions working at his heart. – The Snow-Burner by Henry Oyen
  18. And leaving the multitude, they take Him with them, even as He was, in the boat. – The Gospel According to St. Mark by G. A. Chadwick
  19. It was essential to have a multitude of plates of bread and butter, varied in sorts and plentiful in quantity. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  20. Then the two eminent soldiers, whose names had of late been so familiar in the mouths of men, shook hands and embraced with heroic cordiality, while a mighty shout went up from the multitude around. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley