wellnigh

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  • He had had no idea he would find it wellnigh impossible to open a certain subject. Cited from Red Pottage, by Mary Cholmondeley
  • Neither one but would have wellnigh sacrificed half her life to him, even now. Cited from The Woodlanders, by Thomas Hardy
  • Since then another century, with all its manifold changes, has wellnigh come and gone. Cited from George Washington, Vol. I, by Henry Cabot Lodge
  • If they do not accept Christ during these years, it is wellnigh impossible to win them. Cited from The Personal Touch, by J. Wilbur Chapman
  • Sometimes her father brought home a little money, but she understood well enough that their financial circumstances were wellnigh desperate. Cited from The Debtor, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • And so for fourteen years he worked and waited, at times wellnigh losing hope. Cited from English Literature For Boys and Girls,
  • The second volume is now well advanced -- wellnigh one half. Cited from The Journal of Sir Walter Scott, by Walter Scott
  • We may well suppose that the little reason he possessed was wellnigh bereft from him. Cited from Lucretia, by E. B. Lytton, Vol. 5
  • My sand is wellnigh run -- what boots it when The glass is broken? Cited from The Lady of Lyons, by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  • He too had a Lenore whose loss had wellnigh broken his heart. Cited from Kennedy Square, by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • The man is wellnigh dead from loss of blood. Cited from Erling the Bold, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • When peace was declared, this business was wellnigh ruined, and the soldier must begin life again as a poor man. Cited from Raftmates, by Kirk Munroe
  • You have slept very quietly for the last few hours, and your fever is wellnigh broken. Cited from Sea and Shore, by Mrs. Catharine A. Warfield
  • King, it's an old, old story, and I'm wellnigh weary of it! Cited from The Complete Plays of Gilbert and Sullivan
  • Should this happy period arrive in or about the year 1832 the heavy work will be wellnigh finished. Cited from The Journal of Sir Walter Scott, by Walter Scott
  • Yet the retardation of wellnigh a thousand years has surely been a giant price to pay. Cited from The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 5, by Various
  • Was his mistress worn out by the emotions which had wellnigh broken down his own vigorous heart? Cited from The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 3, Ed. by Warner
  • She must have been a strangely precocious child, since at barely three years old she could wellnigh read. Cited from Two Suffolk Friends, by Francis Hindes Groome
  • Though, I suppose, this one is wellnigh its end. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. XII, No. 28. July, 1873, by Various
  • Also, to add to her purgatory, she had wellnigh ceased to believe in herself. Cited from Smoke Bellew, by Jack London
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