nothing of the sort

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  • But in her heart she knew that nothing of the sort had happened. Cited from The Lion's Mouse, by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • As a matter of fact, he had nothing of the sort in mind. Cited from West Wind Drift, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • It is nothing of the sort, and no church authority will support that idea. Cited from What is Coming?, by H. G. Wells
  • What had happened was that she had said she would do nothing of the sort. Cited from The Tragic Muse, by Henry James
  • Nothing of the sort had ever happened before in the whole course of their experience. Cited from The Law and the Lady, by Wilkie Collins
  • As a matter of justice, nothing of the sort should be expected. Cited from The Jew and American Ideals, by John Spargo
  • You know perfectly well you want to do nothing of the sort. Cited from King Arthur's Socks, by Floyd Dell
  • As a matter of fact, they were nothing of the sort. Cited from Wheels of Chance/Bicycling Idyll by H.G. Wells #14
  • There are families, but there is nothing of the sort for me. Cited from Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo
  • He told me they would do nothing of the sort. Cited from The Man with the Clubfoot, by Valentine Williams
  • I am sure nothing of the sort has taken place. Cited from Letters of Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • There was nothing of the sort to be found here. Cited from The Mischief Maker, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • But he knew that he'd do nothing of the sort. Cited from Don Strong, Patrol Leader, by William Heyliger
  • He did nothing of the sort, but continued like a machine in the same straight line. Cited from Laughter, by Henri Bergson
  • But perhaps the reader may think they show nothing of the sort. Cited from Applied Eugenics, by Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
  • But there was nothing of the sort to be seen. Cited from The Secret Chamber at Chad, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • Of course I should really have done nothing of the sort. Cited from The Figure in the Carpet, by Henry James
  • Of course I would really have done nothing of the sort. Cited from Embarrassments, by Henry James
  • It is necessary to say that in reality, nothing of the sort happened.
  • Did he expect her to say there that she wished nothing of the sort? Cited from Evan Harrington by George Meredith, v7
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