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  • He brought back the supplies at prices more than thrice their value. Cited from The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Vol. 18, Ed. by Blair & Robertson
  • The statue must have been more than thrice life-size, if it rose fourteen feet in a sitting posture. Cited from The Life of Michelangelo Buonarotti, by John Addington Symonds
  • More than thrice have I been balked of my just revenge, but now will I secure it. Cited from Wacousta (Volume III), by John Richardson
  • That lone isle, where I had spent so great a part of my life -- not much less than thrice ten long years. Cited from Robinson Crusoe/One Syllable, by Mary Godolphin
  • More than thrice the six hundred years have passed, and, in Cicero's case, history has hardly yet made up its mind. Cited from Cicero, by Rev. W. Lucas Collins
  • Not that I have myself essayed the experiment more than thrice. Cited from The Long Night, by Stanley Weyman
  • It seemed to him that whole minutes had passed, although in reality the old-fashioned clock at the end of the hall had ticked not more than thrice. Cited from The Lilac Girl, by Ralph Henry Barbour
  • In the inside of the vehicle he found a purse, whose contents more than thrice paid the hire of the carriage and man. Cited from J. S. Le Fanu's Ghostly Tales, Volume 1, by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • Though utterly unlike in character, the twins got on remarkably well together, and seldom quarreled more than thrice a day. Cited from Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott
  • She was running in a line that would carry her astern of the frigate about a mile, and she was rather more than thrice that distance to windward. Cited from The Wing-and-Wing, by J. Fenimore Cooper
  • Into her custom house has been repeatedly paid in one year a sum more than thrice as great as the whole income of the English crown in 1685. Cited from History of England, James II Vol. 1, Macaulay
  • But it was one thing to go in with a vast crowd at five and twenty, and another thing to run the risks of the excursion at more than thrice that age. Cited from Our Hundred Days in Europe, Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • Since the peace the people have paid to their tax-gatherers more than thrice the sum of the national debt, and more than twice the sum for the Federal Government alone.
  • One study found that people who kept weekly journals had benefits greater than those who kept daily journals, while another study found that weekly gratitude journals resulted in higher levels of happiness than thrice-weekly gratitude journaling.
  • Fortunately, the width of the moat was little more than thrice the length of my crazy craft, in spite of whose instability I succeeded in reaching the opposite side. Cited from Humphrey Bold, by Herbert Strang
  • By management I lived as well, kept as good a house, and had my whole establishment so arranged, as to make quite as good an appearance for a thousand or fifteen hundred a year as many persons make who spend more than thrice that sum. Cited from Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Vol. 1, by Henry Hunt
  • O thrice and more than thrice happy those, whom an indissoluble connection binds together; and whose love, undivided by impious complainings, does not separate them sooner than the last day! Cited from The Works of Horace, by Horace [Tr.: C. Smart]
  • Whom golden links unbroken bind, Thrice happy -- more than thrice are they; And constant, both in heart and mind, In love await the final day. Cited from Echoes from the Sabine Farm, by Roswell Martin Field and Eugene Field
  • Herodotus tells us that he applied to Delphi not less than thrice and even to the oracle of Ammon in the Eastern Sahara. Cited from The Ancient East, by D. G. Hogarth
  • They had now no fear as to their power of maintaining themselves with food on the way, and felt that, even when their new friends should leave them, they would have a fair chance of defending themselves against attack, as their bows would carry more than thrice as far as those of the natives. Cited from Under Drake's Flag, by G. A. Henty
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