Usage examples for competition

  1. Just what are the qualities necessary for successful competition or if you will, co- living, of man with his fellow- men, and how and why do they operate? – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  2. If you have that righteous and permissible craft which every man should have, and if you take advantage of it, you can begin the work which will bring you success without that envy and competition that friction of jealousy, which every man of acknowledged power arouses. – The Young Man and the World by Albert J. Beveridge
  3. The one who can make the most bags of cotton, with a given number of hands, is the one generally sought after; and there is a competition among them to see who shall make the largest crop, according to the hands he works. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  4. It's a treat to see such a spirited competition – The Green Flag by Arthur Conan Doyle
  5. Sometimes- such as in a club competition such luxuries must be denied; but even then he can put you on to a square drift, and enjoy his lunch and smoke while you are fishing; and you, on the other hand, can take yours when he is changing ground. – Scotch Loch-Fishing by AKA Black Palmer, William Senior
  6. If wages were increased, the competition would increase, and a further rise of the price of corn would become necessary. – On The Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation by David Ricardo
  7. I'm not an object of charity, and if I can't meet fair competition I must go under, and it's right that I should go under. – Hyacinth 1906 by George A. Birmingham
  8. There is no competition – Witch-Doctors by Charles Beadle
  9. Business requires a cool head; competition has its limits, beyond which yawns the bottomless pit of ruin. – Rachel Gray by Julia Kavanagh
  10. Besides losing a fortune he must win Barbara in open competition – Brewster's Millions by George Barr McCutcheon
  11. If ye had quietly worked this monopoly in fair competition we should have known how to meet ye. – Roden's Corner by Henry Seton Merriman
  12. The principal direct injury is in these cases owing to the loss of light suffered by the shaded foliage, but the weed- action is often increased by the competition of their roots- e. – Disease in Plants by H. Marshall Ward
  13. I am out of the competition and that is the reason I can speak to you so freely. – A Bicycle of Cathay by Frank R. Stockton
  14. Odd that we should have come into competition with each other on my very first undertaking, isn't it? – Flowing Gold by Rex Beach
  15. They saw me back to the hotel in a body; and as we turned in at the porchway, who should come down the street but Jinks, striding elbows to side, like a man in a London- to- Brighton walking competition – News from the Duchy by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  16. Competition need not be confined to individuals. – Increasing-Human-Efficiency-in-Business-a-contribution-to-the-psychology-of-business by Scott, Walter Dill
  17. Will any one dare to say that the absence of competition destroyed the desire for perfection, or lessened the beauty of products? – Catherine de' Medici by Honore de Balzac
  18. Very well, you have more workers than are needed, so that there is competition amongst those workers as to who shall be employed. – Britain for the British by Robert Blatchford
  19. It means that competition will be stifled; that the cattle owner will be compelled to take what prices the buyers offer. – The Trail Horde by Charles Alden Seltzer
  20. What was the general economic effect of competition – Equality by Edward Bellamy