residuum

All Noun
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  • That residuum was very much larger fifty years ago than it is now. Cited from Modern Religious Cults and Movements, by Gaius Glenn Atkins
  • It is in this residuum that those who fight place their hope and trust. Cited from The Humour of Homer and Other Essays, by Samuel Butler
  • And if they could, what sort of a residuum of a United Kingdom government would be left over? Cited from Against Home Rule (1912), by Various
  • We judge the quality and value of that life by the residuum. Cited from The Crown of Thorns, by E. H. Chapin
  • After these purposes were served there was a large residuum left. Cited from Essays in Liberalism, by Various
  • The finest woods make the best fire and pass away with the least residuum. Cited from The Complete Writings of Charles Dudley Warner V1
  • This old residuum, this new material, is not yet capable of art. Cited from Heart of Man, by George Edward Woodberry
  • We have tried the butter made our way, and there was scarcely any residuum. Cited from Our Farm of Four Acres and the Money we Made by it, by Miss Coulton
  • One composite picture remains in my memory-the residuum of that single trip into the south. Cited from The Californiacs, by Inez Haynes Irwin
  • What must that life have been, if this slight residuum of memory offers us such volumes of delight? Cited from The Physiology of Marriage, Complete, by Honore de Balzac
  • Roughly speaking, the task and the man absorbed each other without residuum. Cited from Memories and Studies, by William James
  • We are not concerned to determine what is the residuum of truth which remains for ourselves. Cited from Charmides, by Plato, B. Jowett, Tr. #5
  • That residuum could only be required for one purpose -- to protect the country in question from foreign aggression. Cited from Essays in Liberalism, by Various
  • The perfectly dried matter is best treated in exactly the same way as a residuum in water analysis. Cited from Scientific American Supplement, No. 623, December 10, 1887, by Various
  • Then taking on board the residuum of war, arms needing repair, wounded men, they would begin their return trip. Cited from Mare Nostrum (Our Sea), by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
  • What we call dying is only dying to the balance, or residuum. Cited from Alps and Sanctuaries, by Samuel Butler
  • Each State represents yet a great residuum of power. Cited from Final Report of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Commission, by Various
  • This residuum of the moral experience of the individual is one ingredient in what we call his conscience. Cited from Problems of Conduct, by Durant Drake
  • Out of such residuum of poetry, when the poesy has exhaled, we make our spiritual food! Cited from The Right and Wrong Uses of the Bible, by R. Heber Newton
  • In its experiments there has always remained, in the last analysis, a residuum it could not resolve. Cited from Essays, First Series, by Ralph Waldo Emerson
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