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  • She moved away from DeWitt until she could encompass the four men in her glance. Cited from The Heart of the Desert, by Honore' Willsie Morrow
  • No human mind could encompass the history of Hain: three million years of it.
  • To their minds they have evidently done every last thing that human ingenuity or convention could encompass. Cited from African Camp Fires, by Stewart Edward White
  • A single arm could encompass the whole of it. Cited from The Slave Of The Lamp, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • There was no power in his arms to take that part of her which he wanted; he had no craft which could encompass her. Cited from Gunman's Reckoning, by Max Brand
  • He could afford to wait for his opportunity if by waiting he could encompass a more terrible re- venge. Cited from The Outlaw of Torn by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Since these meetings could encompass more than one village, they were politically more potent than the village panchayat.
  • Herein lay the strength of his imagination; this was why he could encompass all things with so simple a preparation. Cited from Pelle the Conqueror, V3, Martin Anderson Nexo
  • Lilly's books cover so many fields that it is difficult to believe that any one man's enthusiasm could encompass them all.
  • At the time it was proposed that such an agreement could encompass infrastructure projects in the country of Barbados.
  • Patricia put an arm around Sarah's waist, or rather, around as much of it as she could encompass. Cited from Patricia, by Emilia Elliott [AKA: Caroline Emilia Jacobs]
  • A gender stereotype is an assumption about how a person should dress which could encompass a significant range of transgender behavior.
  • Earlier hill forts were mostly just a few hectares in area, whilst oppida could encompass several dozen or even hundreds of hectares.
  • GaN is another option, because metal nitrides usually have a narrow band gap that could encompass almost the entire solar spectrum.
  • However, President Washington wanted to expand the territory's area southward so that its boundaries could encompass the town of Alexandria.
  • Although this decree could encompass whole cities, it is important to note that it did not necessarily entail the establishment of a municipium.
  • It was more than the adventurer could encompass; he sought to dismiss it all, went to a picture show, then trudged back to his hotel and to sleep. Cited from The Cross-Cut, by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  • This view that an entire city could have an eruv influenced later views that an eruv could encompass a "courtyard" covering a wide area.
  • They are not limited in size other than by the capabilities of the hardware available; in theory, LFI networks could encompass thousands, if not millions, of people.
  • In his fancy every cross street threatened an ambush, and as he cantered now before and now behind the carriage, he wished that he was a multitude of men who could encompass it entirely and hide it. Cited from Soldiers of Fortune by Richard Harding Davis
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