Usage examples for quintuple

  1. Sir Muscle speaks, and nations bend the ear: " Hark ye these Notes- our wit quintuple hear; Five able- bodied editors combine Their strength prodigious in each laboured line!" – The Fiend's Delight by Dod Grile
  2. Quintuple sedilia sometimes occur, but are very rare; in the conventual church of Southwell, Nottinghamshire, are, however, five sedilia beneath ogee- headed canopies richly ornamented. – The Principles of Gothic Ecclesiastical Architecture, Elucidated by Question and Answer, 4th ed. by Matthew Holbeche Bloxam
  3. He afterwards sent it to the press; and the studied trumpet- tones of eulogy, conferring upon Michelangelo the quintuple crown of pre- eminence in painting, sculpture, architecture, poetry, and loving, sounded from Venice down to Naples. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  4. Taking the message as his letter of instructions, our then minister at Paris felt himself required to assume the same ground in a remonstrance which he felt it to be his duty to present to Mr. Guizot, and through him to the King of the French, against what has been called the " quintuple treaty;" and his conduct in this respect met with the approval of this Government. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  5. " I begin," said the angling lord of the manor, " with taking Rutcher- dues, for so we call the triple and quintuple of the original quitrent, when the vassal, as is the case here, has long neglected payment." – The Campaner Thal and Other Writings by Jean Paul Friedrich Richter