Usage examples for whit

  1. Set us down, so my wife and I into the garden, a fine moonshine evening, and there talking, and among other things she tells me that she finds by W. Hewer that my people do observe my minding my pleasure more than usual, which I confess, and am ashamed of, and so from this day take upon me to leave it till Whit- Sunday. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  2. Madame Carlat, then, went not a whit beyond the mark in her argument. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  3. He could not tell her that in his case the head sirdar of the Gularzai would be every whit as merciless as would Allah- din Khan and his followers. – The Heath Hover Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  4. So Birdalone thanked him kindly and praised him, and he changed countenance no whit therefor. – The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris
  5. The so- called " laws of nature" are not one whit less mysterious because of their uniformity. – Personality in Literature by Rolfe Arnold Scott-James
  6. As for why you choose to live in this empty house, it is not my concern and I care no whit about it. – Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle
  7. The praise is not a whit too high; the truth could not have been better said. – The Age of Shakespeare by Algernon Charles Swinburne
  8. The Sergeant's awe was great, but no whit more intense than that of the crowd. – The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories by Charles Weathers Bump
  9. Whether it did or did not concerns me no whit. – The Right and Wrong Uses of the Bible by R. Heber Newton
  10. Why, you are not a whit higher than the vulgarest millionaire that ever stole a people's Trade to further his own ends! – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  11. The shame was hers; it did not seem to touch him a whit. – The Castle Inn by Stanley John Weyman
  12. He's no whit better now. – The Monk of Hambleton by Armstrong Livingston
  13. Nevertheless, along the railway embankment, a man was making his way with steady step, seeming not a whit disturbed by the tragic horror of the storm. – Fantômas by Pierre Souvestre Marcel Allain
  14. It appeared to M. Say to be striking every whit as strong a root in our soil and climate as it had done in its native habitat, and he is disposed to join in the alarm, then recently sounded at Edinburgh by Mr. Goschen, that the soil and climate had changed, that the whole policy, opinion, and feeling of the English people with respect to the intervention of the public authority had undergone a revolution. – Contemporary Socialism by John Rae
  15. I never cared for children,- disliked them rather than otherwise,- and the fact that I was a father did not move me a whit. – The Cromptons by Mary J. Holmes
  16. Nor was his admiration of himself one whit less than that so common with some others I have in view at this moment, and who follow the profession of arms. – The Life and Adventures of Maj. Roger Sherman Potter by "Pheleg Van Trusedale" A pseudonym for Francis Colburn Adams
  17. He may not a whit the less be living in and by the truth. – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  18. We felt it was worth it, every whit. – A Tramp's Sketches by Stephen Graham
  19. Not a whit nearer, he went on, to himself rather than to Clarissa; but so much more dear. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  20. Not a whit rebuffed, Mr. Bisset straightway resumed his narrative. – Simon by J. Storer Clouston