Usage examples for activity

  1. In the meantime the squid had awakened to furious activity. – The Boy Scouts Book of Stories by Various
  2. She has stirred young girls towards the wide activity of life. – Invisible Links by Selma Lagerlof
  3. It was the final activity of Night Riders in that community. – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  4. Some field of activity and happiness he will doubtless find, in due measure to his capacity for being active and happy. – The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton, Part 2 (of 10) by Edith Wharton
  5. Enough has been quoted from these letters to show the extraordinary mental activity of the man. – The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies by Walter Besant
  6. At length, hearing those below utter a cry of dismay, he awoke to sudden activity. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  7. " I have reason to believe," said the Professor, " that my position here will prove to be only a stepping- stone to some wider scene of scientific activity. – Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life by Arthur Conan Doyle
  8. In Holland there was a yet more wide- spread activity. – The Book of Art for Young People by Agnes Conway Sir Martin Conway
  9. That same hour had seen intense activity in another quarter. – The Master Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
  10. Much of this effect may be produced by an unconscious activity which Coleridge recognised as a part of the activity of genius. – Personality in Literature by Rolfe Arnold Scott-James
  11. They never required me to buy a ticket to any school activity. – The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography by Johnson, Clarence Edgar
  12. Just now there was unusual activity about the grounds. – The-Circus-Boys-on-the-Flying-Rings-or-Making-the-Start-in-the-Sawdust-Life by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  13. We must think next of how to employ that mental activity which, rightly developed, is one of the most valuable qualities that you possess. – The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins
  14. Believe it, when the soul is out of the body it is a most pure activity, all sense, all knowledge. – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  15. It was the still that comes with activity suspended. – Hillsboro People by Dorothy Canfield
  16. Pamela was startled, but she was startled into activity. – The Truants by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  17. In every field of thought and activity monasticism wrought good and evil. – A Short History of Monks and Monasteries by Alfred Wesley Wishart
  18. Much activity is manifested on our front. – Three Years in the Federal Cavalry by Willard Glazier
  19. The year opened with promise of greater activity and higher public honours than Raleigh had yet displayed and enjoyed. – Raleigh by Edmund Gosse