Usage examples for Consisting

  1. During the visit of my cousin I thought I would venture on a small, select dinner party, consisting of the Rev. – Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  2. They cross the seas in large bands consisting of both big and small birds, and when they return next spring they repair to the same spot, and, in most cases, each of them takes possession of the very same nest which it had built or repaired the previous year. – Mutual Aid A Factor of Evolution by kniaz' Petr Alekseevich Kropotkin
  3. Here, then, is the carbon obtained from the carbonic acid, as a common black substance; so that you have the entire proof of the nature of carbonic acid as consisting of carbon and oxygen. – The Chemical History Of A Candle by Michael Faraday
  4. It was so well played by the orchestra that the small audience, consisting for the most part of non- resident friends, demanded an immediate repetition, which the musicians, who agreed with the audience, gladly accorded. – On Conducting (Ueber das Dirigiren): A Treatise on Style in the Execution of Classical Music by Richard Wagner (translated by Edward Dannreuther)
  5. I visited the community of these paupers, consisting in this small parish of only thirty men, women, and children, in one large room. – A Morning's Walk from London to Kew by Richard Phillips