Usage examples for particle

  1. Is there a particle of chance that the poor fellow could escape death? – The Shagganappi by E. Pauline Johnson
  2. " If it isn't everything you're offering me- if you are keeping back a particle of yourself- body or soul- it is too late. – The Miller Of Old Church by Ellen Glasgow
  3. " Within man," he tells us, " is the soul of the whole, the wise silence, the universal beauty, to which every part and particle is equally related- the eternal One." – Christian Mysticism by William Ralph Inge
  4. When he returned it was with something gleaming in the morning sunshine as he rolled it back and forth on a piece of paper, just a shining particle. – Guy Garrick by Arthur B. Reeve
  5. The light sledge pulled by five men came along like a drag without a particle of slide or go in it. – South with Scott by Edward R. G. R. Evans
  6. Such appears to be the force of the particle. – The Iliad of Homer (1873) by Homer
  7. The French cavalry is usually mounted on small, clumsy, but sturdy beasts, that do not show a particle of blood. – Recollections of Europe by J. Fenimore Cooper
  8. The church might perish in a night and not a single particle of goodness be lost. – Is The Bible Worth Reading And Other Essays by Lemuel K. Washburn
  9. We emphasize this feature of indifference; for the conception of an inert particle of matter subject to mechanical motion impressed upon it from without, is the very type of an indifferent agency. – Ontology or the Theory of Being by Peter Coffey
  10. Care should be observed to keep the solution clean, and allow no particle of dust to come in contact with the surface of the plate. – American Handbook of the Daguerrotype by Samuel D. Humphrey
  11. I cannot quarrel with you over a particle, said he. – The Cardinal's Snuff-Box by Henry Harland