Usage examples for conducting

  1. The Helvetians surprised Caesar, and unexpectedly set upon him as he was conducting his army to a confederate town. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  2. Its owner, occupied with the " double" which it had so unexpectedly been called upon to carry, was conducting it only by his voice, and had neither thought nor hands for the halter. – The Boy Slaves by Mayne Reid
  3. While Lewis and Clark were struggling across the continent, another young adventurer was conducting some explorations farther to the east. – American Men of Action by Burton E. Stevenson
  4. An introduction given at a ball for the mere purpose of conducting a lady through a dance does not give the gentleman any right to bow to her on a future occasion. – Routledge's Manual of Etiquette by George Routledge
  5. " Of course I was doing a lot of conducting then, too. – Martyr by Alan Edward Nourse
  6. At Galena he was met by his father, who took a closed carriage to his hotel, conducting Darrell immediately to his own room, where he ordered lunch served for both. – At the Time Appointed by A. Maynard Barbour
  7. That is why I never regretted that I gave Father Nugent, when conducting the " Catholic Times" for him, three of the best years of my life. – The Life Story of an Old Rebel by John Denvir
  8. The great master did not seize Kali, neither did he buy him; he only saved his life; therefore Kali is conducting the 'Good Mzimu' and the master to the country of the Wahimas in order that the Wahimas and Fumba should pay honors to them and give them great gifts. – In Desert and Wilderness by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  9. Miss Meadows lifted her arms in the wide gown and began conducting with both hands. – The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield
  10. He might have been met in the village, in the fields, or in the garden, but always conducting himself as an elderly gentleman should. – The Strange Story Book by Mrs. Andrew Lang
  11. I took it to M. de Presles, the magistrate who was conducting the enquiry. – Fantômas by Pierre Souvestre Marcel Allain
  12. And this inspiration seemed to touch the faculty as each member of it took his turn in conducting the services. – The Mystery of Monastery Farm by H. R. Naylor
  13. They finished the tomb in the space of four years, conducting the work with great care, and they set it up in the chapel of the Sacrament in the church of the Vescovado of Arezzo. – The Lives of the Painters, Sculptors & Architects, Volume 1 (of 8) by Giorgio Vasari
  14. The Baron de Cailleux evinced no little pleasure in conducting my companions from one masterpiece to another, and two or three hours passed away rapidly in the interesting study. – The Idler in France by Marguerite Gardiner
  15. The ministers had doubtless thought that the policy of conducting the war with the olive branch and the sword in either hand would prove successful. – Beginnings of the American People by Carl Lotus Becker
  16. You assure me that, by conducting myself in such a manner, I shall arrive at fortune. – Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good by Victor Cousin
  17. Our guide led us towards a creek bordered by a marsh, but he soon stopped and declared that he did not know whither he was conducting us. – The Bible in Spain by George Borrow
  18. As a result of this new mode of conducting business, let us see how the price of freights is affected. – Monopolies and the People by D. C. Cloud
  19. Mr. Will said, that at her age, Maria would be for conducting matters as rapidly as possible, not having much time to lose. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  20. His preparation should have included a certain amount of reflection upon the reasons for research and of training in the manner of conducting the same. – On the Firing Line in Education by Adoniram Judson Ladd