Quotes of abandoned

  1. In spite of our poverty and our economic dependence, we do not have to give in, neither because we are sometimes abandoned nor because of the wish of some nations to impose their economic or political models. – Omar Bongo
  2. As individuals and as a nation, we now suffer from social narcissism. The beloved Echo of our ancestors, the virgin America, has been abandoned We have fallen in love with our own image, with images of our making, which turn out to be images of ourselves. – Daniel J. Boorstin
  3. The condition of the tribes which occupy the country set apart for them in the West is highly prosperous, and encourages the hope of their early civilization. They have for the most part abandoned the hunter state and turned their attention to agricultural pursuits. – Martin Van Buren
  4. I'm the one who gets called up about a problem. I'm the one who gets called up about the street lighting and the abandoned car. I'm the one who gets blamed if the police don't arrive. I'm the one they blame if a city truck is broken down. – Richard M. Daley
  5. The news is staged, anticipated, reported, analyzed until all interest is wrung from it and abandoned for some new novelty. – Thomas Griffith
  6. It was such a paradox for me that the only thing I know how to do is act, but that the first thing I abandoned while writing were the characters. – Bryce Dallas Howard
  7. When a new source of taxation is found it never means, in practice, that the old source is abandoned It merely means that the politicians have two ways of milking the taxpayer where they had one before. – H. L. Mencken
  8. Satan cannot win. Why not? Because he has denied God's sovereignty and disobeyed God's law. But Moses was told explicitly, God's blessings come only from obedience. Satan will not win because he has abandoned God's tool of dominion, biblical law. – Gary North
  9. I abandoned chemistry to concentrate on mathematics and physics. In 1942, I travelled to Cambridge to take the scholarship examination at Trinity College, received an award and entered the university in October 1943. – John Pople
  10. I've gone through the village of my songwriting and my artistry, and I've gone through lots of different phases, including one where it has been very quiet and abandoned me for a few years. – Carly Simon
  11. If the provisions of the constitution be not upheld when they pinch as well as when they comfort, they may as well be abandoned – George Sutherland
  12. The abandoned infant's cry is rage, not fear. – Robert Anton Wilson

Usage examples for abandoned

  1. Perhaps he had, as he had promised me, abandoned his ideas;- perhaps it could not be proved against him. – The Pacha of Many Tales by Captain Frederick Marryat
  2. But the good people at home have no idea to what an extent they are at present, and always have been, abandoned – Eight Years' Wandering in Ceylon by Samuel White Baker
  3. So far as she knew I'd abandoned hope- as she had. – The Brightener by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  4. The battery is abandoned to the enemy, and they will cut off your retreat. – Athelstane Ford by Allen Upward
  5. Everybody knows the hill wasn't worth that for prospectin'; and it was abandoned when we came here. – A Millionaire of Rough-and-Ready by Bret Harte
  6. But, to my great disappointment, I found every place through which I passed abandoned nor had there been a man left in any of them for their protection. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VIII. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  7. This youth abandoned a new hat, fearing the laughter of a half- dozen servants. – Worldly Ways and Byways by Eliot Gregory
  8. The latter pondered for a while whether or not to bring Nell and show her this monstrous ape, but abandoned the intention, for suddenly he was seized by fear. – In Desert and Wilderness by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  9. Cast off self- consciousness and pride, because they are ridiculous, and a man can only be great or noble in just so far as he has abandoned them. – The Prodigal Returns by Lilian Staveley
  10. To this end I abandoned for the present, my hastily formed resolution, to go at once in search of Jim Long, and bring about a better understanding between us. – Out of a Labyrinth by Lawrence L. Lynch
  11. Why has he abandoned me? – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  12. I had some thoughts of following him even there, but abandoned the notion. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  13. " Let me be rich, and I will seek some beautiful poor girl, abandoned like myself, who has suffered, who knows what misery is. – Modeste Mignon by Honore de Balzac
  14. Surely, my young friend must be very ill to have abandoned this room for his own! – Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life by Ann S. Stephens
  15. That was the reason the place was abandoned – The Valiants of Virginia by Hallie Erminie Rives
  16. At half- past ten o'clock, Mr. Dangerfield abandoned hope. – The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  17. They could not be abandoned – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  18. Now the attack by the left had been abandoned – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  19. My father had abandoned her two years and more before she died. – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  20. All search had not been abandoned – The Chief Legatee by Anna Katharine Green