- The shortness of the mercury column as compared with that of water makes the mercury more convenient for both experimental and practical purposes. Bertha M. Clark. General Science.
- It makes me dizzy, to think of the Vatican--of its wilderness of statues, paintings, and curiosities of every description and every age. Mark Twain. The Innocents Abroad.
- Yes, returned Herbert, and you may suppose how mild it makes his gout. Charles Dickens. Great Expectations.
- It makes him so much higher in his neighbouring collier's eyes. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- Honour makes a great part of the reward of all honourable professions. Adam Smith. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.
- It is something which makes your body move, as the spring made the wheels go in my watch when I showed it to you. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- He makes it too secure, as it happens. Charles Dickens. Our Mutual Friend.
- The author, being informed of a design to accuse him of high-treason, makes his escape to Blefuscu. Jonathan Swift. Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World.
- That is what makes me uneasy. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
- Well, I am glad at least that she makes an exception in favor of my son, said the old lady. George Eliot. Middlemarch.
- But immediately afterwards the armature springs backward and makes contact at _P_ and the entire operation is repeated. Bertha M. Clark. General Science.
- Mr. Chadband, at last seeing his opportunity, makes his accustomed signal and rises with a smoking head, which he dabs with his pocket-handkerchief. Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- I don't know the time that makes much difference to us. Charles Dickens. Little Dorrit.
- It cannot promote health nor ease pain; it makes no increase of merit in the person; it creates envy; it hastens misfortune. Benjamin Franklin. Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin.
- He rarely makes presents; he has never made presents to us. George Eliot. Middlemarch.
- It makes me cross, and my hands get so stiff, I can't practice well at all. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- I have heard people maintain that: it makes no difference whether women want the ballot, or are fit for it, or can do any good with it,--this country is a democracy. Walter Lippmann. A Preface to Politics.
- Then, that is why it makes me wretched. Charles Dickens. Great Expectations.
- Of course that is of no consequence in one way--you never _would_ marry Mr. Ladislaw; but that only makes it worse of Mr. Casaubon. George Eliot. Middlemarch.
- It's the failure to live that makes one ill, and humiliates one. D. H. Lawrence. Women in Love .
- A further process of paring and graining makes it ready for waxing or coloring, in which oil and lampblack are used on the flesh side. Various. The Wonder Book of Knowledge.
- It makes a considerable difference to me, having someone with me on whom I can thoroughly rely. Arthur Conan Doyle. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
- In attempting to prove that the soul has three separate faculties, Plato takes occasion to discuss what makes difference of faculties. Plato. The Republic.
- Joseph works on it for two years and makes it two spans too short. Mark Twain. The Innocents Abroad.
- For a man so expert in most things of that kind, Bucket takes time to open the door and makes some noise too. Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- Well, so she does; it can't be denied; and, certainly, if there is one thing more than another that makes a girl look ugly it is stooping. Charles Dickens. The Pickwick Papers.
- What makes you think that? Wilkie Collins. The Woman in White.
- By turning the wheel any type can be brought to the front, and a stationary guide controls its descent as it makes the impression. Edward W. Byrn. The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century.
- But anyone who makes the tariff the principal concern of statecraft is, I believe, mistaking the hedge for the house. Walter Lippmann. A Preface to Politics.
- Are you satisfied then that the quality which makes such men and such states is justice, or do you hope to discover some other? Plato. The Republic.