A hasty but searching glance sufficed
to tell him that, though Uncas still remained where he had left him, David had not reappeared.
Yet there were no tokens that his physical strength might not have sufficed
for a free and determined gait.
Not so with our old Inspector One brief sigh sufficed
to carry off the entire burden of these dismal reminiscences.
These reasonings have sufficed
, in a measure, to mend the rent in my conscience which I made by traveling to Baden-Baden that Sunday.
Her father never went beyond the shrubbery, where two divisions of the ground sufficed
him for his long walk, or his short, as the year varied; and since Mrs.
I had not a very large wardrobe, though it was adequate to my wants; and the last day sufficed
to pack my trunk,--the same I had brought with me eight years ago from Gateshead.
Walking along the Strand, afterwards, and observing a hard mottled substance in the window of a ham and beef shop, which resembled marble, but was labelled 'Mock Turtle', I went in and bought a slab of it, which I have since seen reason to believe would have sufficed
for fifteen people.
Four generations had not sufficed
to blend the hostile blood of the Normans and Anglo-Saxons, or to unite, by common language and mutual interests, two hostile races, one of which still felt the elation of triumph, while the other groaned under all the consequences of defeat.
While some declared that it sufficed
for a slave to be beautiful, others, and Khacan was among the number, maintained that beauty alone was not enough, but that it must be accompanied by wit, wisdom, modesty, and, if possible, knowledge.
The fiery Biscayan was the first to strike a blow, which was delivered with such force and fury that had not the sword turned in its course, that single stroke would have sufficed
to put an end to the bitter struggle and to all the adventures of our knight; but that good fortune which reserved him for greater things, turned aside the sword of his adversary, so that although it smote him upon the left shoulder, it did him no more harm than to strip all that side of its armour, carrying away a great part of his helmet with half of his ear, all which with fearful ruin fell to the ground, leaving him in a sorry plight.
The feudal system of industry, under which industrial production was monopolised by closed guilds, now no longer sufficed
for the growing wants of the new markets.
that she often was unable to understand), sufficed
to make her reject an aspirant as unworthy: this one had neither heart nor delicacy; that one told lies, and was not religious; a third only wanted to coin money under the cloak of marriage; another was not of a nature to make a woman happy; here she suspected hereditary gout; there certain immoral antecedents alarmed her.
Always had she coveted something of the kind; but never had The Sheik permitted her more than the single cotton garment that barely sufficed
to cover her nakedness.
And how few, how few words," I thought, in passing, "were needed; how little of the idyllic (and affectedly, bookishly, artificially idyllic too) had sufficed
to turn a whole human life at once according to my will.
Ten minutes sufficed
for their defeat, and D'Artagnan remained master of the field of battle.