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direct ratio

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  • The love of life—it may be axiomised—is in the direct ratio of its artificiality.

    Arthur O'Leary Charles James Lever
  • Perfection of loveliness, they say, is in the direct ratio of the extent of this lump.

  • His power is in direct ratio to the taboos which hem him in.

    Nonsenseorship G. G. Putnam and Others
  • It was also assumed that the development of the brain was in a direct ratio to its activity.

    Woman in Science

    John Augustine Zahm
  • His perfection as a workman is in the direct ratio to his imperfection as a man.

    In the School-Room John S. Hart
  • His confusion increased in direct ratio to the violence of his efforts.

    The Wendigo Algernon Blackwood
  • As he skimmed it, Hal's wrath and loyalty waxed in direct ratio.

    The Clarion Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • But she suffered, as Byron had suffered, in the direct ratio of her originality.

  • His good opinion of people was in direct ratio to the indifference they felt for him.

    Csar or Nothing Po Baroja Baroja
  • It is in direct ratio with its elasticity, and there are tables by which it may be determined at different altitudes.

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