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  • noun Plural form of myriad.


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  • So although I believe an ebook is more versatile in myriads of aspects, I am uncertain if society is ready for the electronic change.

    Interview with Michael Pastore: Ebooks and Digital Publishing | The Creative Penn

  • They come suddenly down from the sky in myriads, on their way to the continent, and I have known them to strip the little plot of every green shoot in a single day, utterly bare.

    An Island Garden

  • I stretch forth my arm, and I seize the people of Nubia in myriads, and the nations of the North in millions, and I bind them for thee in sheaves!

    Pharaohs, Fellahs and Explorers

  • Will God be appeased by my offering so much oil that it shall flow in myriads of torrents? my first-born -- (2Ki 3: 27).

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • They flock here in myriads, and it was only last evening that I had pointed out to me a gentleman with a gracefully-curved proboscis who, by a lucky stroke of "Pishness, my tears," had succeeded in bagging a hundred thousand dollars of the public money.

    The Mason and Slidell Case, and Its Effect on the Americans

  • We were hungry, tired, and out of spirits; the mosquitoes swarmed in myriads around us, tormenting the poor baby, who, not at all pleased with her first visit to the new world, filled the air with cries; when the captain came to tell us, that the boat was ready.

    Roughing It in the Bush

  • Arabia and the Turkish hordes; his cavalry might be numerous, though we should deduct some myriads from the hundred and thirty thousand horses of the royal stables; and the expense of the armament was computed at four millions sterling, or one hundred thousand pounds of gold.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • Heraclius.] 95 This number of eight myriads is specified by George of Pisidia, (Bell.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • In the shower of gold flung out as a good-night to me, and as the star of evening smiled down upon me in the purpling twilight and began calling her myriads of companions to their sentry-posts to keep watch over me through the hours of the night in that strange land, I felt, I think, the spirit of the poetry,

    My Three Days in Gilead

  • _Book of John_ (Sidra d'Yahya), Yahya, that is to say, St. John, baptized myriads of men during forty years in the Jordan.

    Secret Societies And Subversive Movements


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