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proportion
used in The War of the Worlds

3 uses
  • With that realisation my dormant sense of wonder, my sense of the proportion of things, awoke again.
    2.7 — Book 2 Chapter 7 — The Man on Putney Hill (97% in)
  • The woods across the line were but the scarred and blackened ruins of woods; for the most part the trees had fallen, but a certain proportion still stood, dismal grey stems, with dark brown foliage instead of green.
    1.12 — Book 1 Chapter 12 — What I Saw of the Destruction of.... (13% in)
  • So many people were abroad everywhere, busied in a thousand activities, that it seemed incredible that any great proportion of the population could have been slain.
    2.9 — Book 2 Chapter 9 — Wreckage (36% in)

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