Usage examples for thousandth

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. But, unfortunately for the Baroness, it was the thousandth chance that happened. – The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett
  4. 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
  5. It had a " sinister" component amounting to approximately one one- hundred- thousandth of one per cent. – Psichopath by Gordon Randall Garrett
  6. I'm not a thousandth part as strong or as good as they; but if we hang together! – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Then you're all the more the thousandth man! – The Thousandth Woman by Ernest W. Hornung
  12. 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
  13. But-" " But nothing," I snapped, getting sore about it for the thousandth time. – Tinker's Dam by Joseph Tinker
  14. 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
  15. 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