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Usage examples for artificially

  1. Evie's face lighted up as artificially as if there too a switch had turned up masked lights. – The Story of Louie by Oliver Onions
  2. The most primitive method of producing fire artificially was by rubbing two sticks together. – Great Inventions and Discoveries by Willis Duff Piercy
  3. Nor is this dependency on external circumstances less apparent in the animal kingdom also,- the domesticated races of which every agriculturist is aware are capable of modification, artificially, to an almost unlimited extent; and which exhibit, when even in a state of nature, nearly as great a variety, from purely natural causes, as they have been proved to do when subjected to the laws and routine of agrarian science. – On the Variation of Species, with Especial Reference to the Insecta ; Followed by an Inquiry into the Nature of Genera by Thomas Vernon Wollaston
  4. They were as round as if artificially made. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  5. Rude as it is, we for the present go less wrong by leaving the thing to settle itself, than by settling it artificially in any mode which has yet been tried. – Auguste Comte and Positivism by John-Stuart Mill
  6. The portion, for example, between b and c has probably not been altered; the protuberances which are fractured having been broken off by river action before the flint was chipped artificially. – The Antiquity of Man by Charles Lyell
  7. As to the different modes of artificially preparing those to please the taste, it is only necessary to say that they arise from the universal desire of novelty, characteristic of man in the development of his social conditions. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  8. We are not engaged," was the artificially agitated reply. – A Poached Peerage by William Magnay
  9. If we went to the bottom of this subject, I think we should find that the putting upon actors clothes to which they are unaccustomed makes them act and talk artificially, and often in a manner intolerable. – Backlog Studies by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 23, 2009
  10. There were many curious rocks in this neighbourhood, some of which were clean blocks of granite in masses of forty or fifty feet high, piled roughly as though arranged artificially. – Ismailia by Samuel W. Baker
  11. I don't say that the expert couldn't find what the cause of death was, if suspicion was aroused; but it could be managed so that 'heart failure' or some such silly verdict would be given, because there was no sign of violence, or of injury artificially inflicted. – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  12. He would hold his hand in a clasp that he made as limp as possible, on purpose, and would say in a voice artificially weakened: " I'm very ill, Ralph." – Mr. Waddington of Wyck by May Sinclair
  13. Saltpetre, at first used in its natural state, began to be produced artificially, and then the manufacture of powder extended among the nations. – Great Inventions and Discoveries by Willis Duff Piercy
  14. The world itself had thus come into being, not artificially nailed together like a box, but growing like a tree, putting forth ever new branches and new leaves. – Christianity and Progress by Harry Emerson Fosdick
  15. My experiments have made it possible for me to- to artificially stimulate the action of the heart. – Lola by Owen Davis
  16. Her own babe will have to be fed artificially as very few mothers can endure the strain of two suckling children. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
  17. She had been shielded, not only from arguments against her religion, but from arguments for it- the two things go together- and I do not think it was particularly her fault if she was now growing up like the great majority of respectable English people, with her religious faculty as it were, artificially faded, and an acquired disposition to regard any speculation of why she was, and whence and whither, as rather foolish, not very important, and in the very worst possible taste. – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  18. He never appeared after six o'clock without it: for it set off his long blond mustache, his fine artificially curled, blond hair, and his pale regular features to their best advantage. – A Republic Without a President and Other Stories by Herbert Ward
  19. They reached the old level in front of the house, artificially widened out of his remembrance, with a white flag- pole planted at its edge, and he looked up at the front of the house, which was unchanged, except that it had been built a story higher back of the old front, and discovered the window of his old room. – The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
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