(v. i.) See Thee.
(definite article.) A word placed before nouns to limit or individualize their meaning.
(adv.) By that; by how much; by so much; on that account; -- used before comparatives; as, the longer we continue in sin, the more difficult it is to reform.
adv. used before comparatives as 'the more the better.'
demons. pron. usually called the definite article used to denote a particular person or thing: also to denote a species.
- Investigation of these cases, however, revealed invariably the purely fraudulent nature of all such offers, which were uniformly declined. 弗兰克·刘易斯·戴尔. 爱迪生的生平和发明.
- He was undeniably a prosperous man, bore his drinking better than others bore their moderation, and, on the whole, flourished like the green bay-tree. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- I told his impudence that the gilt pestle and mortar was quite ornament enough; as if I was born, indeed, to be a country surgeon's wife! 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- As shown in the original designs, Fig. 116, she is a double ender, whose sides were to be 5 feet thick. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- Of the numerous other telegraph instruments that have been invented since 1837, that of Mr. Morse is in most general use, especially on the Continent and in America. 弗雷德里克·科利尔·贝克维尔. 伟大的事实.
- The talk was very often political or sociological, and interesting, curiously anarchistic. 戴维·赫伯特·劳伦斯. 恋爱中的女人.
- Perhaps you had better go after my friends at once, because the weather is warm, and I can not 'keep' long. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- The tribe was a big family; the nation a group of tribal families; a household often contained hundreds of people. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- For instance, if he took his supper after a hard day, to the Dead March in Saul, his food might be likely to sit heavy on him. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- They are purging more than the epsom salts in this epoch. 欧内斯特·海明威. 丧钟为谁而鸣.
- The wind, indeed, seemed made for the scene, as the scene seemed made for the hour. 托马斯·哈代. 还乡.
- On the strength of Darcy's regard, Bingley had the firmest reliance, and of his judgement the highest opinion. 简·奥斯汀. 傲慢与偏见.
- She came speeding over the sea like a great bird. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- The paper was first dipped into a solution of common salt, and then wiped dry, to diffuse the salt uniformly through the substance of the paper. 弗雷德里克·科利尔·贝克维尔. 伟大的事实.
- She had been all sweetness and kindness, always thankful, always gentle, even when Mrs. Clapp lost her own temper and pressed for the rent. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- Reason is wholly inactive, and can never be the source of so active a principle as conscience, or a sense of morals. 戴维·休谟. 人性论.
- But when she went away, he relapsed under the misery of his dissolution. 戴维·赫伯特·劳伦斯. 恋爱中的女人.
- Old Steiler was standing at the porch of his hotel. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯回忆录.
- He thought no more of the matter until he heard in the evening of the tragedy that had occurred. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯历险记.
- The human watchdogs must be philosophers or lovers of learning which will make them gentle. 柏拉图. 理想国.
- I am also to take it as a matter of fact that the proposal to withdraw from the engagement came, in the first instance, from YOU? 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- It was generally believed that there would be a flurry; that some of the extreme Southern States would go so far as to pass ordinances of secession. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- Mr. Wopsle in a comprehensive black cloak, being descried entering at the turnpike, the gravedigger was admonished in a friendly way, Look out! 查尔斯·狄更斯. 远大前程.
- He bucked her out along the shore Qf the lake and as soon as she was reasonable they went on back along the trail. 欧内斯特·海明威. 丧钟为谁而鸣.
- When to-morrow comes, and he knows that I am in the house, do you think---- She stopped again, and looked at me very earnestly. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- The perfect impregnation of the water with gas, however, requires time. 弗雷德里克·科利尔·贝克维尔. 伟大的事实.
- I wish to express my gratitude also to Miss Florence Bonnet for aid in the correction of the manuscript. 李贝. 西洋科学史.
- Animal and vegetable matter buried in the depth of the earth sometimes undergoes natural distillation, and as a result gas is formed. 伯莎M.克拉克. 科学通论.
- Seest thou, Isaac, said Front-de-Boeuf, the range of iron bars above the glowing charcoal? 沃尔特·司各特. 艾凡赫.
- Remember what I told you on the moor--and ask yourself what my assertion is worth. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.