Usage examples for thousandth

  1. As far as I can make it out you don't call it a success in London unless you can take your grandchildren to see the thousandth night." – A Damsel in Distress by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  2. But-" " But nothing," I snapped, getting sore about it for the thousandth time. – Tinker's Dam by Joseph Tinker
  3. A wax cylinder having walls less than one- quarter of an inch in thickness could be used for receiving a large number of records, since the maximum depth of the record groove is hardly ever greater than one one- thousandth of an inch. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  4. It had a " sinister" component amounting to approximately one one- hundred- thousandth of one per cent. – Psichopath by Gordon Randall Garrett
  5. Now, there is a law written in the darkest of the Books of Life, and it is this: If you look at a thing nine hundred and ninety- nine times, you are perfectly safe; if you look at it the thousandth time, you are in frightful danger of seeing it for the first time. – The Napoleon of Notting Hill by Gilbert K. Chesterton
  6. Still pondering, he took up the other letters, turned them over- childishly pleased for the thousandth time by the M. P. on each envelope and the number and variety of his correspondence- and eagerly chose out three- one from his bankers, one from his Lincolnshire agent, and one from the Clarion office, undoubtedly this time in Wilkins's hand. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  7. There is none that can, I say, by the ten thousandth part, discover the state and condition of such a soul. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  8. While Mr. Denham examined the manuscript, she glanced up at her grandfather, and, for the thousandth time, fell into a pleasant dreamy state in which she seemed to be the companion of those giant men, of their own lineage, at any rate, and the insignificant present moment was put to shame. – Night and Day by Virginia Woolf
  9. They walked on in silence; Frank was evidently thinking deeply, and Carroll was following some weary round of conjecture for the thousandth time when she stopped at her number. – An American Suffragette by Isaac N. Stevens
  10. This always consisted of itself, toast, and a slice of bacon; and she apparently took as much pleasure in the preparation of the meal as if it were not the ten thousandth of its kind which she had cooked and eaten. – Susan Clegg and Her Neighbors' Affairs by Anne Warner
  11. The thousandth part who comprehends, A deity is he. – The Poetical Works of Edward Young, Volume 2 by Edward Young
  12. Oh, if you ever cared for her- if you ever felt for her a thousandth part of what I feel- go in and warn her not to stir from home! – Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face by Charles Kingsley
  13. The wind kept him company as he walked, flitting softly about him, like an attendant that needed more motion than his pace would afford, and seemed so full of thought and love, that, for the thousandth time, he wondered whether there could be anything but spirit, and what we call matter might not be merely the consequence of our human way of looking at the wrong side of the golden tissue. – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  14. But if any among them fancy that he would sacrifice the thousandth part of a hair's breadth of his worldly hopes for all they could give him in return- they are mistaken." – The Vicar of Wrexhill by Mrs [Frances] Trollope
  15. Malone went over the whole case in his mind- for about the thousandth time, he told himself bitterly. – Brain Twister by Gordon Randall Garrett Laurence Mark Janifer
  16. And that much has been said so often, in varied words, that there can be no need to say it again for the ten- thousandth time. – The Craft of Fiction by Percy Lubbock
  17. I'm not a thousandth part as strong or as good as they; but if we hang together! – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  18. Then you're all the more the thousandth man! – The Thousandth Woman by Ernest W. Hornung
  19. The celebration, in 1896, of the thousandth anniversary of the establishment of the Magyars in Europe was made the occasion of the publication of a multitude of more or less popular books devoted, as a rule, to a review of Hungarian national development. – The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg
  20. But, unfortunately for the Baroness, it was the thousandth chance that happened. – The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett