Usage examples for manifold

  1. And when I had shaken him off, then I began to sing- The trials that those men do meet withal, That are obedient to the heavenly call, Are manifold and suited to the flesh, And come, and come, and come again afresh; That now, or sometime else, we by them may Be taken, overcome, and cast away. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  2. It was to the older girl he turned for assistance in parish matters, and Kate realized that Jemima was far better fitted than her light- hearted sister for the manifold duties of a clergyman's wife. – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  3. It was with sincere relief I saw her go, for I was in no mood for the somewhat pointed prairie banter, and felt that, in spite of her manifold kindnesses, I could almost have shaken Sally Steel. – The Mistress of Bonaventure by Harold Bindloss