Usage examples for numerous

  1. And there sang all those whose notes are known to human ears, as well as those whose far more numerous notes have never been heard by man. – Tales of Three Hemispheres by Lord Dunsany
  2. The Moravians are the next most numerous body. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  3. In truth, I may add another reason, besides fear of the robbers, that makes me desire as numerous a train as possible. – Rienzi by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  4. You have, no doubt, formed some idea of Weston's wants, which are rather numerous – The Gold Trail by Harold Bindloss
  5. On the other hand, he had numerous sympathisers. – Native Races and the War by Josephine Elizabeth Butler
  6. I doubt if rich folks who like a square deal are numerous – Partners of the Out-Trail by Harold Bindloss
  7. The prophets were almost more numerous in the kingdom of Israel than in that of Judah; and yet the entire history knows of only two instances of prophets being sent from the kingdom of Judah to that of Israel, viz. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1 by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
  8. The flies are numerous and busy- the horses can barely stand still, and nod their heads to shake them off. – Hodge and His Masters by Richard Jefferies
  9. Well, that's a pretty numerous family for one small girl to care for. – A Missionary Twig by Emma L. Burnett
  10. They were numerous and drawn from very different classes. – The Life of Froude by Herbert Paul
  11. A more numerous class than the lawyers was made up of the merchants, small and large. – The Siege of Boston by Allen French
  12. His interests were numerous and varied. – The Invention of the Sewing Machine by Grace Rogers Cooper
  13. Napoleon, who had his headquarters on the preceding day at Reudnitz, four miles from Leipsic, removed them for the night into the open field, from which the city could be seen, and behind it the numerous fires of the allies gleamed through the gathering shades. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  14. His army was not numerous but he had confidence in it and in himself. – Rulers of India: Akbar by George Bruce Malleson
  15. After numerous propositions to amend, and speeches against the bill by Messrs. – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  16. However, this should be performed during the season when the flies are less numerous – The Veterinarian by Chas. J. Korinek
  17. But the special cases which justify parents in sending young children to boarding schools are numerous now that established home life is growing more rare, and they have to be counted with in any large school. – The Education of Catholic Girls by Janet Erskine Stuart
  18. When Clem, with an air of having had word from a numerous kitchen crew, stood before us and bowed out, " Miss Cahline, dinneh is suhved!" – The Boss of Little Arcady by Harry Leon Wilson
  19. We were just passing the numerous shows upon the vacant lots. – The-Life-of-Phineas-T-Barnum by Benton, Joel
  20. Numerous lovely objects still in existence were made for them, and would not have been made at all if they had not been the men they were. – The Book of Art for Young People by Agnes Conway Sir Martin Conway