Usage examples for conducts

  1. " Mr. Wiegard conducts a public confectioner's place. – Dave Darrin's Fourth Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  2. Tory at present is the Princess Nausicaa, the daughter of the King Alcinous, who conducts the family washing as a part of her work. – The Girl Scouts in Beechwood Forest by Margaret Vandercook
  3. The friend advised the merchant: Give him from the business he conducts for you a third of the profits, but let him also be liable for the same amount of the losses, when there is a loss. – Siddhartha by Herman Hesse
  4. On the ground floor of the tower a low doorway conducts to the spacious cellars, which, owing to the proximity of the Marne, are all on the same level as well as constructed in masonry. – Facts About Champagne and Other Sparkling Wines by Henry Vizetelly
  5. For it is said that each person's demon conducts him to a place where he receives sentence according to his deserts. – Apology, Crito, and Phaedo of Socrates by Plato
  6. This Brahman, he said to a friend, is no proper merchant and will never be one, there is never any passion in his soul when he conducts our business. – Siddhartha by Herman Hesse
  7. 27 May, 1858. Conducts Watts's Literary Gazette and edits the Agnostic Annual. – A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
  8. Astronomy, by giving us wings, conducts us to the sanctuary of truth. – Astronomy for Amateurs by Camille Flammarion
  9. In point of fact, the siege has not really commenced; and until it is seen how this vast population bears its hardships, how the forts resist the guns which may be brought to bear upon them, and how the armed force conducts itself under fire, it is impossible to speculate upon results. – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  10. " Justice shall be done," says Don Sanchez, in his stern voice, and with that he conducts Moll to the door. – A Set of Rogues by Frank Barrett
  11. An editor who thus conducts his paper is highly appreciated by the local chiefs of his party, and may even help to contribute to the success of an Administration. – Hodge and His Masters by Richard Jefferies
  12. On the one hand, Mataafa sits in Malie, assumes a regal state, receives deputations, heads his letters " Government of Samoa," tacitly treats the king as a co- ordinate; and yet declares himself, and in many ways conducts himself, as a law- abiding citizen. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  13. Floyd bows with pleased acquiescence, and conducts Latimer to his wife. – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  14. The gentleman who conducts this thing, and pulls the wires, is a man of irresistible eloquence. – May Brooke by Anna H. Dorsey
  15. The overseer conducts me to the dispensary. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  16. It was that which was marked on our passports and safe- conducts. – Patsy by S. R. Crockett
  17. A madame who conducts a prosperous business in a tenement in West 58th Street sends a letter to her former customers announcing the removal of the " library." – Commercialized Prostitution in New York City by George Jackson Kneeland
  18. These very impressions are one obvious reason why so many continue in sin and reject the path of righteousness and peace, which alone conducts to a good name, that is of more worth than great riches, and more durable than silver and gold. – Twenty-Four Short Sermons On The Doctrine Of Universal Salvation by John Bovee Dods
  19. The amateur will probably be also surprised at the way herons appear, if he conducts his fish- rearing operations, as he should do, in a secluded spot. – Amateur Fish Culture by Charles Edward Walker