Quotes of composed

  1. The other classes of which society was composed were, first, freemen, owners of small portions of land, independent, though they sometimes voluntarily became the vassals of their more opulent neighbors, whose power was necessary for their protection. – Thomas Bulfinch
  2. Life is like music; it must be composed by ear, feeling, and instinct, not by rule. – Samuel Butler
  3. Man may be considered as having a twofold origin- natural, which is common and the same to all- patronymic, which belongs to the various families of which the whole human race is composed – Adam Clarke
  4. This truth of the gathering together of God's children is in Scripture seen realised in various localities, and in each central locality the Christians resident therein composed but one body: Scripture is perfectly clear on that head. – John Nelson Darby
  5. Fundamentally, American society is composed of individuals who don't go out of their way to do each other favours. – Jacques Delors
  6. There can be no proof that Blake's lyric is composed of the best words in the best order; only a conviction, accepted by our knowledge and judgment, that it is so. – John Drinkwater
  7. A vow is a purely religious act which cannot be taken in a fit of passion. It can be taken only with a mind purified and composed and with God as witness. – Mohandas Gandhi
  8. The grand jury, composed of 12 eminent New Orleans citizens, heard our evidence and indicted the defendant for participation in a conspiracy to assassinate John Kennedy. – Jim Garrison
  9. When my opera Plump Jack was performed in 1989, my first piano teacher sent me something that I'd composed when I was four. I remember I played it, and it still sounded like me. I'm the same composer I was then. – Gordon Getty
  10. Sounds like the blues are composed of feeling, finesse, and fear. – Billy Gibbons
  11. It is well to remember that the entire universe, with one trifling exception, is composed of others. – John Andrew Holmes
  12. Small miseries, like small debts, hit us in so many places, and meet us at so many turns and corners, that what they want in weight, they make up in number, and render it less hazardous to stand the fire of one cannon ball, than a volley composed of such a shower of bullets. – Rudyard Kipling
  13. The human species, according to the best theory I can form of it, is composed of two distinct races, the men who borrow and the men who lend. – Charles Lamb
  14. I believe so, but at first he must know. He must know in which spirit Beethoven has composed this piece. He must try to study that. And he must find out in which station of life of Beethoven he did. – Kurt Masur
  15. My mother had to explain that one couldn't compose a Liszt rhapsody because it was a piece of music that Liszt himself had composed – Sergei Prokofiev

Usage examples for composed

  1. They are composed of iron and are held to the work by screws passing through the respective holes shown at the corners of the plates. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  2. Who composed the Supreme Court in 1833? – School History of North Carolina by John W. Moore
  3. See how cool and composed I am, and take courage. – Anne Of The Island by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  4. The merchant told him it had been eaten by rats; adding: " The iron of which it was composed was particularly sweet, and so the rats ate it." – Flowers from a Persian Garden and Other Papers by W. A. Clouston
  5. He found Anna in her room, wonderfully quiet and composed – The Lonely House by Adolph Streckfuss
  6. Poetry could be acted as well as composed – Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton
  7. The soul is distinguished from the mind which, though composed of the subtlest matter, is still material. – Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch by Charles Eliot
  8. He was grave, but perfectly composed – The New Tenant by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  9. She was as pale as Constance, but quiet and firm, her features composed almost to determination. – The Seaboard Parish Volume 1 by George MacDonald
  10. Captain Jack led the main body, composed of twelve men. – The Boy Allies with Uncle Sams Cruisers by Ensign Robert L. Drake
  11. " No," says I, " that is not exactly my state of mind- composed I may be, but not jolly, by any manner of means." – Phemie Frost's Experiences by Ann S. Stephens
  12. I can testify that the " piazza" was composed very largely of perfectly respectable folk like myself. – The World Decision by Robert Herrick
  13. He was rather pale, but very composed – The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  14. Mr. Wagg was not composed – When Egypt Went Broke by Holman Day
  15. I hear that the Bishop and Lady Anne are wonderfully composed – The Letter-Bag of Lady Elizabeth Spencer-Stanhope v. I. by A. M. W. Stirling (compiler)
  16. One is here almost tempted to wish that the mind might be proved only a " mode of matter," if, by that means, the body might be raised up to the level of our mental horizon, and within the circle of our rational sympathy, for if we knew that matter and mind were the same, the matter of which our bodies are composed might then secure a chance for respectful and rational attention. – The Education of American Girls by Anna Callender Brackett
  17. I cannot even tell you of what the necklace is composed – The Chink in the Armour by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  18. One, in B flat minor, was composed in 1826, on the occasion of the composer's departure for Reinerz. – Chopin: The Man and His Music by James Huneker
  19. I do hope his mind will soon be more composed – Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald
  20. Of what is it composed that it should be judged as so much more precious than the Body? – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli

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