- n. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
“And quite a little later again, she knew Gonwil finally had found troubled sleep.”
“Well, I had quite a little argument with Mr. Ehrenburg because he kept bearing down on Alabama lynchings, which made me [unknown] sore.”
“Another shadow, not so long, and quite a little broader, stretched itself beside his, for Mother Van Hove was also in the field, helping her husband to load the golden sheaves upon an old blue farm-cart which stood near by.”
“When I was quite a little girl, I learned to row and swim, and during the summer, when I am at Wrentham, Massachusetts, I almost live in my boat.”
“My mother helped me over this trouble by placing a well-filled gourd of picayunes and dimes, the accumulated savings of her patient life, at my disposal, and through the friendly offices of Willie, I managed to get together quite a little shelf of simple but useful books, stretching in their range from Mother Goose's Melodies to a battered copy of Pope's Translation of Homer's Iliad.”
“The milkers formed quite a little battalion of men and maids, the men operating on the hard-teated animals, the maids on the kindlier natures.”
“Amite has increased in size since we left here, it is quite a little town, the Church is a very neat little edifice, has been plastered since we left, and the ladies are endeavoring to get a carpet, melodian and bell, they expect to obtain these soon.”
“It was a cloudy morning and when we had gotten about three miles we had quite a little shower, about an hour afterwards the rain commenced again and just poured down, it drove steadily against us, soon the gullys at the side of the road were full of roaring streams, here and there we saw a perfect waterfall, while the road was just one sheet of water flowing on in waves, of course our progress was extremely slow, I did not get wet much, Miss Mary and I were safe except our dresses which got a little wet and very much tumbled.”
“They asked quite a little girl if she thought the girl in Colum's play ought to have stayed with her lover or gone with her father.”
“Besides the $3,000.00 thus disposed of, he had quite a little reserve, which he persisted in "toting" on his”
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