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Definition: A vast, indefinite number

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A Vanished Arcadia - By R. B. Cunninghame Graham
...The Croton succirubrus -LRB- from which a resin known as ' sangre-de-drago ' is extracted -RRB-, the sumaha -LRB- bombax--the fruit of which yields a fine vegetable silk -RRB-, the erythroxylon or coca of Paraguay, the incienso or incense-tree of the Jesuits, are some of the most remarkable of the myriad shrubs ....
A Friend of Caesar - By William Stearns Davis
...There were a myriad tales to tell of politics at the capital, a myriad warnings to give ....
Wuthering Heights - By Emily Bront
...The thick leaves in my murmur Are rustling like a dream, And all their myriad voices Instinct with spirit seem . "...
The Age of Innocence - By Edith Wharton
...It was in the conservatory that stretched its dead-black bulk down the side street that he had taken his first kiss from May; it was under the myriad candles of the ball-room that he had seen her appear, tall and silver-shining as a young Diana ....
Dracula - By Bram Stoker, Philip M. Parker, Poul Glargaard
...He was interested in everyth\/ng, and asked me a myriad questions about the place and its surroundings ....
The Age of Innocence - By Edith Wharton, Philip M. Parker
...It was in the conservatory that stretched its dead-black bulk down the side street that he had taken his first kiss from May; it was under the myriad candles of the ball-room that he had seen her appear, tall and silver-shining as a young Diana ....
White Fang - By Jack London
...A myriad laws governed all these things and determined conduct; yet he did not know the speech of the gods, nor was there any way for him to learn save by experience ....
This Side of Paradise - By Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940, Francis Scott Fitzgerald
...New faces flashed on and off like myriad lights, pale or rouged faces, tired, yet sustained by a weary excitement ....
Riders of the Purple Sage - By Zane Grey
...stretches of alfalfa, and the farms, and the grove, and the old stone house, and the beautiful, ever-faithful amber spring, and every one of a myriad of horses and colts and burros and fowls down to the smallest rabbit that nipped her vegetables; but she loved best her noble Arabian steeds ....
Sons and Lovers - By David Herbert Lawrence, John Albert Macy
...Drawing farther off, there was a patch of lights at Bulwell like myriad petals shaken to the ground from the shed stars; and beyond was the red glare of the furnaces, playing like hot breath on the clouds ....
Of Human Bondage - By William Somerset Maugham
...He thought of his desire to make a design, intricate and beautiful, out of the myriad, meaningless facts of life : had he not seen also that the simplest pattern, that in which a man was born, worked, married, had children, and died, was likewise the most perfect ?...
Ben-Hur - By Lew Wallace, Joseph Autier
...All Nubia and Egypt, and a myriad from Libya, and a host of Troglodytes, and not a few Maerobii from beyond the Mountains of the Moon, lined the tented shores to see the cortege pass, wafted by perfumed winds and golden oars . "...
Villette - By Charlotte Bront
...Other seats, cushioned to match, dawned on me by degrees; and at last I took in the complete fact of a pleasant parlor, with a wood-fire on the clear shining hearth, a carpet where arabesques of bright blue relieved a ground of shaded fawn; pale walls over which a slight but endless garland of azure forget-me-nots ran mazed and bewildered amongst myriad gold leaves and tendrils ....
The Moon and Sixpence - By William Somerset Maugham
...There is the rustle of the myriad animals on the beach, all the little shelled things that crawl about ceaselessly, and there is the noisy scurrying of the land-crabs ....
Tarzan of the Apes - By A.C. McClurg & Company, Edgar Rice Burroughs
...The myriad noises of the jungle seemed far distant and hushed to a mere echo of blurred sounds, rising and falling like the surf upon a remote shore ....
Westward Ho! - By Charles Kingsley, N. C. Wyeth
...Gradually his ear became accustomed to the roar, and, above its mighty undertone, he could hear the whisper of the wind among the shrubs, and the hum of myriad insects; while the rock manakin, with its saffron plumage, flitted before him from stone to stone, calling cheerily, and seeming to lead him on ....
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall - By Anne Bront
...I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee, ' seemed whispered from above their myriad orbs ....
The Song of the Lark - By Willa Cather, Houghton Mifflin Company, Riverside Press
...One felt in her such a wealth of Jugendzeit, all those flowers of the mind and the blood that bloom and perish by the myriad in the few exhaustless years when the imagination first kindles ....