thrice as much

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  • His luck changed, and he won thrice as much as he had lost. Cited from The Gaming Table, by Andrew Steinmetz Volume #2
  • I can spend thrice as much as that, though, being such as I am. Cited from Redgauntlet, by Sir Walter Scott
  • I would pay thrice as much, though it beggared me, to see him sent to the Plantations. Cited from London Pride, by M. E. Braddon
  • When we had collected of these particles about thrice as much as a man might hold in his hand, we seemed to have exhausted their bed. Cited from A Strange Story, by E. B. Lytton, Vol. 8
  • The publication was so much favoured that though the first part gained him four hundred pounds, near thrice as much was the profit of the second. Cited from Lives of Poets: Gay etc by Samuel Johnson
  • I really believe that a finely- organized, high-strung man would suffer twice and thrice as much as they from a like injury. Cited from The Sea Wolf, by Jack London
  • Sarah seems to have bragged then, saying that if the charge was twice or thrice as much she could send for a friend who would pay it. Cited from She Stands Accused, by Victor MacClure
  • And how much more ridiculous seemed the assertion that to appear at King Charles's Court she must spend thrice as much! Cited from London Pride, by M. E. Braddon
  • The marquis then took him aside and gave him the gold, saying that he would rather have given him thrice as much than have been obliged to carry that heavy weight so long. Cited from History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. IV, by Robert Kerr
  • Because we love our children twice as much as ourselves, and the danger which threatens them alarms the poor mother's heart thrice as much as her own. Cited from Arachne, by Georg Ebers, v5
  • "A dinner to five or six friends would cost thrice as much, and, when they went home, they would say my wine was good, but certainly that my books were bad." Cited from Essays in Little, by Andrew Lang
  • So my Lord Epimonus's footman, who costs him thrice as much as one of these could thus get, would certainly lose by his bargain. Cited from The Commonwealth of Oceana, by James Harrington
  • A monopoly of sixty years produces twice as much evil as a monopoly of thirty years, and thrice as much evil as a monopoly of twenty years. Cited from Misc Writings and Speeches, Lord Macaulay V4 of 4
  • Had literary ability been there in the demand in which it now is here, he would have written thrice as much, would have been thrice as well paid, and would have provided abundantly for his widow and his children. Cited from Letters on International Copyright; Second Edition, by Henry C. Carey
  • They dealt with us very honestly, except, like all other Indians, and the itinerant retailers of fish in London, they asked sometimes twice, and sometimes thrice as much for their commodities as they would take. Cited from Voyages and Travels, Vol. 13, by Robert Kerr
  • But it is by no means the fact that a posthumous monopoly of sixty years gives to an author thrice as much pleasure and thrice as strong a motive as a posthumous monopoly of twenty years. Cited from Misc Writings and Speeches, Lord Macaulay V4 of 4
  • I have spoken of the breadth of the river; but the stream is not uniformly so limited, since it covers in some places twice and elsewhere thrice as much ground, but the narrowest point, and the one in that region most adapted to bridge-building, has just those dimensions. Cited from Dio's Rome, Volume V., Books 61-76 (A.D. 54-211), by Cassius Dio
  • Yet even then he rose with a smile, and thus preserved his reputation; yet I knew that his money bags must be chafing his heart, as well as that, had the stake been twice or thrice as much again, he would still have restrained himself from venting his disappointment. Cited from The Gambler, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Had I invested the bulk of my capital in this lordly purchase, I should have deemed myself a ruined man; but a villa near London, with a hundred acres, would have cost me as much to buy, and thrice as much to keep up. Cited from A Strange Story, by E. B. Lytton, Vol. 7
  • There was actually on the table evidence that His Grace was receiving from the bounty of the Crown more than thrice as much as had been bestowed on Somers; and nobody could doubt that His Grace's secret gains had very far exceeded those of which there was evidence on the table. Cited from History of England, James II V. 5, Macaulay
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