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  • They did flow and plenteously, and one fell upon the stone bench beside her.
    Thomas Hardy  --  Far from the Madding Crowd
  • It was now for the first time war appeared to me in its awful plenitude of horrors.
    David G. McCullough  --  1776
  • The loves and sorrows that are great are destroyed by their own plenitude.
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • Another element that distinguished this summer and autumn for the Divers was a plenitude of money.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • 41:53 And the seven years of plenteousness, that was in the land of Egypt, were ended.
    The Bible  --  Genesis
  • (Editor's note:  The suffix "-ness" converts an adjective to a noun that means the quality of. This is the same pattern you see in words like darkness, kindness, and coolness.)
  • Plenteous oaths heaved through the air.
    Stephen Crane  --  Maggie: A Girl of the Streets
  • —Of so high and plenteous wit and invention!
    William Shakespeare  --  Othello, the Moor of Venice
  • 21:5 The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want.
    The Bible  --  Proverbs
  • (Editor's note:  The suffix "-ness" converts an adjective to a noun that means the quality of. This is the same pattern you see in words like darkness, kindness, and coolness.)
  • 86:5 For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all them that call upon thee.
    The Bible  --  Psalms
  • Yesterday it was appetite, to-day it is plenitude, to-morrow it will be satiety.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • I basked in bliss and plenitude for several minutes.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • It is a self-trust which slights the restraints of prudence, in the plenitude of its energy and power to repair the harms it may suffer.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • There was simply combined with the thought of Leslie's imminent appearance a stirring awareness—I confess without shame—of this plenitude of money.
    William Styron  --  Sophie's Choice
  • There was no need of this caution, for the elder Sedley himself began immediately to speak of the event, and prattled about it, and wept over it plenteously.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • He had visited Daisy several times, had eaten at Gant's plenteous board.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • My plenteous joys, Wanton in fulness, seek to hide themselves In drops of sorrow.
    William Shakespeare  --  Macbeth
  • And since it is the source of all existence, it yields the world's plenitude of both good and evil.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • Its streams the whole creation reach, So plenteous is the store; Enough for all, enough for each, Enough for evermore.
    George Eliot  --  Adam Bede
  • The heart of his breakfast was a plenitude of sourdough biscuits, which he cooked in a Dutch oven out in the backyard.
    Larry McMurtry  --  Lonesome Dove
  • The jolly crew, unmindful of the past, The quarry share, their plenteous dinner haste.
    Virgil  --  The Aeneid

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