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Usage examples for saturation

  1. The saturation- point of each mind differs from that of every other. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  2. Of the nineteen poets who compose it there are certain individuals whom we except absolutely from this condemnation, Mr de la Mare, Mr Davies, and Mr Lawrence; there are others who are more or less exempt from it, Mr Abercrombie, Mr Sassoon, Mrs Shove, and Mr Nichols; and among the rest there are varying degrees of saturation. – Aspects of Literature by J. Middleton Murry
  3. Here we get a state of over- saturation with water set up, the tissues are turgid to bursting point, what supplies do traverse the sieve- tubes, cortex, etc. – Disease in Plants by H. Marshall Ward
  4. Come ye all to the presence of Prince Saturation. – Tales of the Chesapeake by George Alfred Townsend
  5. Captive and helpless, we slopped and squelched beside him through the shrubberies of Temple Braney House, with the shower, now matured into a heavy down- pour, completing our saturation, too spiritless to resent the heavy pleasantries of Bernard, the giggling condolences of Sybil. – Further Experiences of an Irish R.M. by E. OEnone Somerville Martin Ross
  6. For each Eddorian, as its mind approached the stagnation of saturation after a lifetime of millions of years, simply divided into two new- old beings. – Triplanetary by Edward Elmer Smith
  7. The porridge was bubbling hot, rising in little volcanoes which erupted their jets of steam and oat- meal lava into the general aroma of the room; the tea was piping hot; the bacon was sizzling hot; even the toast, so recently frozen, was now hot and filled to the saturation point with hot butter. – Neighbours by Robert Stead
  8. As strange, yet as still more touching than strange, I recall the sight, even at a distance, of the drop straight off him of all his layers of educational varnish, the possession of the " advantages," the tongues, the degrees, the diplomas, the reminiscences, a saturation too that had all sunk in- a sacrifice of precious attributes that might almost have been viewed as a wild bonfire. – A Small Boy and Others by Henry James
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