"He felt sure," he said, "that all her other friends would come to her assistance." She then applied
to the bull, and hoped that he would repel the hounds with his horns.
Now in this case the name of the species man' is applied to the individual, for we use the term 'man' in describing the individual; and the definition of 'man' will also be predicated of the individual man, for the individual man is both man and animal.
Again, when a thing is present in a subject, though the name may quite well be applied to that in which it is present, the definition cannot be applied.
By great application, however, and after having remained during the space of several revolutions of the moon in my hovel, I discovered the names that were given to some of the most familiar objects of discourse; I learned and applied
the words, `fire,' `milk,' `bread,' and `wood.' I learned also the names of the cottagers themselves.
In our domestic animals, if any part, or the whole animal, be neglected and no selection be applied
, that part (for instance, the comb in the Dorking fowl) or the whole breed will cease to have a nearly uniform character.
Is the knowledge of local circumstances, as applied
to taxation, a minute topographical acquaintance with all the mountains, rivers, streams, highways, and bypaths in each State; or is it a general acquaintance with its situation and resources, with the state of its agriculture, commerce, manufactures, with the nature of its products and consumptions, with the different degrees and kinds of its wealth, property, and industry?
Laura had applied
the word to him at hazard, in natural anger at his proceedings towards herself.
You will find that the clause which devises the whole residue of your husband's estate to Admiral Bartram ends in these terms: to be by him applied
to such uses as he may think fit.
But this objection is of no weight, for it is only a dispute about words; as there is no general term which can be applied
both to the office of a juryman and a member of the assembly.
then I will have it out of your br--h;" that being the place to which he always applied
for information on every doubtful occasion.
There is in this story abundance of delightful incidents, and all of them usefully applied
. There is an agreeable turn artfully given them in the relating, that naturally instructs the reader, either one way or other.
So he sat at the feet of one awhile, and then he sat awhile at the feet of the other, and at last he applied
his ear to the keyhole of the casket containing the Ashes of Madame Blavatsky.