Symbolically speaking, the judge said, the need for an unprecedented sentence for the biggest financial crime ever was threefold.
Between January 31, 1981, and January 31, 1989, the debt rose to $2.697 trillion—a threefold increase, or $1.763 trillion.
They are guided by a threefold rule: love of God, love of virtue, and love of mankind.
Now that afternoon is to be remembered for threefold causes.
A second bottle filled with whiskey was then drunk to my health, and a threefold cheer again given to Julia Island.
In this manner the sin of Cain was visited with a threefold punishment.
The plot is threefold, applying to each of them, but the incidents are interwoven with ingenuity, and concluded without confusion.
What does this suggest to the reader—this duplication of the threefold form of the Book?
In presenting a sketch of this life I attempt to fulfill a threefold duty.
"And here is the money," returned Baisemeaux, with a threefold sigh.