Definitions of arts

  1. studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills ( rather than occupational or professional skills); " the college of arts and sciences"

Usage examples for arts

  1. She used all her arts to attract his attention. – The White Gauntlet by Mayne Reid
  2. Many fine specimens of arts have been melted, or broken and lost. – The American Nations, Vol. I. by C. S. Rafinesque
  3. It is the same in all the arts. – A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 5 (of 10) From "The Works of Voltaire - A Contemporary Version" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire) Commentator: John Morley Tobias Smollett H.G. Leigh
  4. My arts have not failed me! – The Sleeping Beauty by C. S. Evans
  5. Now she's made a complete circle of the useful arts and got round to dancing again. – Ma Pettengill by Harry Leon Wilson
  6. And I expect to see all the arts cultivated, and every thing beautiful and grand generally appreciated. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  7. " Isn't it the greatest of all the arts? – Harlequin and Columbine by Booth Tarkington
  8. Mr. Alexander had some taste for the arts. – Lessons in Life, For All Who Will Read Them by T. S. Arthur
  9. This Truth, so beautiful, so intellectual, which I feel, I see, and long to define, the name of which I here venture to distinguish from that of the True, that I may the better make myself understood, is the soul of all the arts. – Cinq Mars, Complete by Alfred de Vigny Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  10. This, I believe, will hold equally true in all the other arts; for there is not one of them which was invented and completed at the same time. – Cicero's Brutus or History of Famous Orators; also His Orator, or Accomplished Speaker. by Cicero
  11. For him, a position separate from all the other arts is held by music. – Schopenhauer by Thomas Whittaker
  12. But when she had taken a few steps, she stopped short, and said: One must encourage the fine arts, and I am the emperor's daughter. – The Art of the Story-Teller by Marie L. Shedlock
  13. We feared their Arts more than their Arms. – The Original Writings of Samuel Adams, Volume 4 by Samuel Adams
  14. All the arts of woman were hers that night, but his were the new purposes of a man. – The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay by Maurice Hewlett
  15. He did not think, as he had honestly confessed, that there was much chance of the Squire becoming a patron of the fine arts, but he wished the young fellow luck, and was glad, for more than one reason, that he staid on. – Bred in the Bone by James Payn
  16. They have: and shall learn by it many arts. – The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Vol. I by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  17. I was pleased with this extraordinary visit, for my sole desire was for vengeance, and I felt certain of being able to resist all her arts. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  18. There was one of them, a Miss Morris- Raridan extended his arms to Heaven, as if imploring mercy- who told me that I was a bachelor of arts and that all kinds of things were therefore to be expected of me. – The Main Chance by Meredith Nicholson
  19. There are in arts, as well as in letters and philosophy, two contrary schools. – Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good by Victor Cousin