Usage examples for agency

  1. The question of Prison Reform is all the more important because it is only by the agency of the Gaol that Society attempts to deal with its hopeless cases. – In-Darkest-England-and-the-Way-Out by Booth, William
  2. " To tell the truth, I didn't bother to give the Detective Agency the description of that fellow, although you gave it to me," and Tom laughed. – Tom Swift and his Electric Locomotive or, Two Miles a Minute on the Rails by Victor Appleton
  3. Let the pressure of war or emergency arise, however, or, in other words, let there be the real business of life to be done, then the standard is lowered at once, and the battle is sought and won by very inferior agency. – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever
  4. The report that comes from the Western Agency of the Asylum, through which the boys are placed out on farms, that the proportion of troublesome children is growing larger does not agree with the idea of laziness either, but well enough with the idleness of the street, which is what sends nine- tenths of the boys to the Asylum. – The Children of the Poor by Jacob A. Riis
  5. The electric response is thus an outward expression of a molecular disturbance produced by an external agency, the stimulus. – Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose
  6. But whether so or not, no agency of accident appears in the case. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  7. Another lay agency in operation is the Workhouse Visiting Society. – The Religious Life of London by J. Ewing Ritchie
  8. His own personal influence on individuals must first of all be the chief agency. – The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I by Marcus Dods
  9. Pendoggat as frequently replied, through the agency of Pezzack, that operations could not be commenced until spring, as the climate of Dartmoor was not the same as that of Bromley; but the grocer could not understand, and went on writing. – Furze the Cruel by John Trevena
  10. The Barrett Advertising Agency will be all yours. – H. R. by Edwin Lefevre
  11. It seems that trouble is expected at the agency," she continued. – Marion's Faith. by Charles King
  12. Or that Innocent herself had perhaps written to an agency asking for a place, and that this lady had come to see her in consequence? – Innocent Her Fancy and His Fact by Marie Corelli
  13. Every Agency had the authority to grant a permit to work. – The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography by Johnson, Clarence Edgar
  14. Are you out from the Rising Sun Deteckative Agency yourself? – Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective by Ellis Parker Butler
  15. You might get an agency of some kind. – Walter Sherwood's Probation by Horatio Alger
  16. Yes; that agency would give him credit and opportunity, and be the foundation of his new fortunes, and the saving of him. – The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  17. As I have no agency on Naval matters, this application to me is made on mistaken grounds. – American Prisoners of the Revolution by Danske Dandridge
  18. We had an idea that an unheard of agency might accomplish more than one of the famous organisations. – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
  19. The telegram in the paper came from Reuter's news agency. – The Great Miss Driver by Anthony Hope
  20. The home can do more to produce them than any other community agency. – Community Civics and Rural Life by Arthur W. Dunn