Usage examples for civic

  1. Of such men in civic affairs the nation, and indeed the entire world of nations, has had but a sad too few in the past. – Opportunities in Engineering by Charles M. Horton
  2. In days when civic zeal was the strength of the French Republic, the mere suggestion of such a violation of liberty would have cost the speaker his life. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  3. Further proof of the civic importance of Cluhir was found in the existence of a debating club of very advanced political views among its young men, of which Barty Mangan was secretary. – Mount Music by E. Oe. Somerville and Martin Ross
  4. No, madame; in order to be a keeper we must take a certain oath; and to take an oath we must have civic rights. – The Village Rector by Honore de Balzac
  5. In one word, they have launched out in a hundred forms of civic enterprise. – German Problems and Personalities by Charles Sarolea
  6. For it has made for a quickened intelligence, and a more exalted view of human life amongst the working people; and it has increased the sense of personal and civic responsibility. – The Rise of the Democracy by Joseph Clayton
  7. Of such churches, of such civic buildings, of private houses, of monuments by unknown hands for unknown owners, Rouen is full in almost all her streets. – The Story of Rouen by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
  8. It must always be remembered that the Turk will concede religious freedom and civic equality to the " Giaours" only under overwhelming pressure. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose
  9. The city representatives, who, of course, belonged to the civic aristocracy, waxed indignant. – German Culture Past and Present by Ernest Belfort Bax
  10. For where Can ye find fellowship, what civic throng Shall ye resort unto, what festival, From whence, instead of sight or sound enjoyed, Ye will not come in tears unto your home? – The Seven Plays in English Verse by Sophocles
  11. The civic center of Upper Asquewan Falls proclaimed it. – Seven Keys to Baldpate by Earl Derr Biggers
  12. In the absence of any civic documents bearing upon the affair it is difficult to establish the fact that this was the character in which Agatha and Burnamy were commonly regarded by the inhabitants of Weimar. – Their Silver Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells
  13. If it is to appeal to practical men and civic workers, it is important that the methods advocated for the systematic study of cities, and as underlying fruitful action, be not merely the product of the study, but rather be those which may be acquired in course of local observation and practical effort. – Civics: as Applied Sociology by Patrick Geddes
  14. One thing was clear to all- there was no use preaching peace, no use talking about the harmony of interest between labor and capital, there was nothing the Civic Federation could do. – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  15. He should aim, by careful training and instruction, to build his scholars up into strong Christian characters, and to fit them for the duties of civic and religious life. – Training the Teacher by A. F. Schauffler Antoinette Abernethy Lamoreaux Martin G. Brumbaugh Marion Lawrance
  16. He was striving to take up the burden of his old work again cheerfully, but the new civic and social and church duties he had assumed in the year were hard to drop. – The End of the Rainbow by Marian Keith