Usage examples for abandonments

  1. What we call Eternity, may be but an endless series of those transitions which men call 'deaths, ' abandonments of home after home, ever to fairer scenes and loftier heights. – Lucretia, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. I always think there is something especially Shakspearian in Duncan's speeches throughout this scene, such pourings forth, such abandonments, compared with the language of vulgar dramatists, whose characters seem to have made their speeches as the actors learn them. – Literary Remains, Vol. 2 by Coleridge
  3. He had made these abandonments in a phase of exalted passion for the one woman in the world and her unprecedented child, and now he saw, in spite of all his desire not to see, that she was just a weak human being among human beings, and neither she nor little Margharita so very marvellous. – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  4. And even in the most intimate abandonments she would have made reserves, and would have expected reserves, trusting to a lover's powers of divination, and to her own! – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  5. He tapped on the designated door, and a deep melodious voice, instantly identified with ancient abandonments, called gently: " Come in!" – She Buildeth Her House by Will Comfort
  6. Sure you recorded those abandonments? – The Long Chance by Peter B. Kyne