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direct ratio

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

    Nonsenseorship G. G. Putnam and Others
  • Perfection of loveliness, they say, is in the direct ratio of the extent of this lump.

  • Its efficiency unfortunately diminished in the direct ratio of its unwieldy size.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane
  • It was also assumed that the development of the brain was in a direct ratio to its activity.

    Woman in Science John Augustine Zahm
  • The possible variety of courses is in direct ratio to the number enrolled.

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

    In the School-Room John S. Hart
  • As a result, China was able to build national armies in direct ratio with the invigoration of her national economic system.

    Government in Republican China Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger
  • As he skimmed it, Hal's wrath and loyalty waxed in direct ratio.

    The Clarion Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • The programme for the day is prepared on a scale of grandeur in direct ratio to the length of his purse.

  • But she suffered, as Byron had suffered, in the direct ratio of her originality.

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