Usage examples for adhesion

  1. The commanders declared their adhesion to the cause of the blacks and Toussaint Breda. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  2. Having put in the malt, then add the water which of course flows into any part of the vessel C. Stir the malt well with a stick, or with something that will separate it completely, so that no adhesion may be formed by the flour of the malt. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  3. These words were received with murmurs of adhesion. – Garrick's Pupil by Auguston Filon
  4. They wished to compel the monarch to purchase their adhesion at as dear a price as possible. – Henry IV, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  5. For it is among the repulsive effects of this bad temper, which is supposed to be compatible with shining virtues, that it is apt to determine a man's sudden adhesion to an opinion, whether on a personal or impersonal matter, without leaving him time to consider his grounds. – Impressions of Theophrastus Such by George Eliot
  6. It was now settled that the new government was to go into operation, but how it was going to be able to get along without the adhesion of New York it was not easy to see. – The Critical Period of American History by John Fiske
  7. At the time of Queen Caroline's trial the mob of London sided with the Queen, and the Duke's strong adhesion to the King made him extremely unpopular. – Collections and Recollections by George William Erskine Russell
  8. It was a large, very concave Makloofa saddle, and he was conscious that he was bouncing about on it with as little power of adhesion as a billiard- ball upon a tea- tray. – The Green Flag by Arthur Conan Doyle
  9. It is " increasing" as well as " bearing fruit," and that growth in the circuit of its branches that spread through the world, is another of its claims on the faithful adhesion of the Colossians. – The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon by Alexander Maclaren
  10. His unquestioned sagacity, integrity and inflexible adhesion to what he believed to be right, and his unselfish devotion to the public good, made his opposition to any measure almost necessarily fatal to its passage in the House to which he belonged. – School History of North Carolina by John W. Moore
  11. Adhesion relates to physical bodies; adherence to mental states. – Slips of Speech by John H. Bechtel
  12. As Hester rose her sister- in- law held out, with momentary hesitation, a thin paper bag, in which an oval form allowed its moist presence to be discerned by partial adhesion to its envelope. – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  13. From the general tenor of the document, it is obvious both that the Prince was not yet ready to throw down the gauntlet to his sovereign, nor to proclaim his adhesion to the new religion: Of departing from the Netherlands in the spring, he had said openly that he was still in possession of sixty thousand florins yearly, and that he should commence no hostilities against Philip, so long as he did not disturb him in his honor or his estates. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009
  14. Its adhesion would have compelled the Transvaal, always more hostile to British rule, to come in eventually, if not at once; for the relations of the two Republics were friendly enough at the time to permit one man, Pretorius, to be President of both States. – The Framework of Home Rule by Erskine Childers
  15. At the same time warmer sentiments of adhesion seem to have been expressed towards the French court, by the same individuals, than the, mere language of compliment justified. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  16. The consequence of this was that even those who had given their adhesion to his plans were now found united with the brethren in the cause of their Church. – The Letter-Bag of Lady Elizabeth Spencer-Stanhope v. I. by A. M. W. Stirling (compiler)