They found by my eating that a small quantity would not suffice
me; and being a most ingenious people, they slung up, with great dexterity, one of their largest hogsheads, then rolled it towards my hand, and beat out the top; I drank it off at a draught, which I might well do, for it did not hold half a pint, and tasted like a small wine of Burgundy, but much more delicious.
The tact and skill which suffice
to avert a Woman's sting are unequal to the task of stopping a Woman's mouth; and as the wife has absolutely nothing to say, and absolutely no constraint of wit, sense, or conscience to prevent her from saying it, not a few cynics have been found to aver that they prefer the danger of the death-dealing but inaudible sting to the safe sonorousness of a Woman's other end.
This may suffice
as to the number and nature of the various modes of imitation.
She cannot flee, Since her few tatters scarce suffice
to clothe Her shrunken limbs.
To these great examples I wish to add a lesser one; still it bears some resemblance to them, and I wish it to suffice
me for all of a like kind: it is Hiero the Syracusan.
In studies, whatsoever a man commandeth upon himself, let him set hours for it; but whatsoever is agreeable to his nature, let him take no care for any set times; for his thoughts will fly to it, of themselves; so as the spaces of other business, or studies, will suffice
When the author came to revise the material, he found sins against taste which his zeal for righteousness could not suffice
to atone for.
ix, 10): "We should make few friends for the sake of pleasure, since but little sweetness suffices
to season life, just as little salt suffices
for our meat.
In the same way, we don't directly measure the position of the weapon but the signature from the sensor suffices
to know where it is.
One skillfully orchestrated image suffices
to unleash an entire series of narrative associations that are, indeed, standard and stereotypical.
He insists that no single cultural influence suffices