Usage examples for continuing

  1. With these cheering words Joe left the house, intending to go home for supper before continuing his task; but on arriving opposite the store Mr. Wright stopped him by saying sternly: " I would like to have a few words with you, Mr. Brace." – Down the Slope by James Otis
  2. So home to my office again, where very late about business, and so home to supper and to bed, my cold continuing in a great degree upon me still. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  3. The man, after a while of continuing to read, quite suddenly looked up and saw her. – Lore of Proserpine by Maurice Hewlett
  4. We in this chamber and in this government must do all we can to address the continuing American challenge to build one America. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  5. " Dr. Morrell," she added, in that effect of continuing the subject with which one breaks away from it, " do you know much about South Hatboro'?" – Annie Kilburn A Novel by W. D. Howells
  6. Continuing with the reports, one said: Last night, in one of our public houses I spoke to a woman about Jesus. – The Personal Touch by J. Wilbur Chapman
  7. The plan of continuing the work, the trembling hope of escape, of liberty, life- all is suddenly terminated. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  8. The remaining prisoners having laboured so well, had the choice given them of continuing on board, and they gladly accepted the offer, promising faithfully to serve the Parliament. –  by
  9. " It's very dirty," replied Nicholas, continuing his examination; " it must be taken to pieces." – Newton Forster by Frederick Marryat
  10. The weather continuing fair, they made good progress and had no difficulty in finding the site of our last camp. – The Lure of the Labrador Wild by Dillon Wallace
  11. For a few days the Battalion remained in support, sending forth working parties each night for the battle that was still continuing – The Story of the "9th King's" in France by Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts
  12. Mechanically, Molly kissed her brother, continuing to work thoughtfully. – The Slave Of The Lamp by Henry Seton Merriman
  13. " I guess, fellows," said he, " that none of us feels much like continuing our game after what's happened. – The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp by Thornton W. Burgess
  14. " I don't think you should do that," she said continuing to pull his arm around behind him. – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  15. She could not, however, prevent herself from continuing it, she had never been so interested in her life. – The Man and the Moment by Elinor Glyn
  16. It was hard work continuing to look Mr. Hennage in the eye. – The Long Chance by Peter B. Kyne
  17. Could they be continuing the sittings, if there had ever been sittings? – The Dweller on the Threshold by Robert Smythe Hichens
  18. But if you are a lady of leisure and wealth, I suppose there is no harm in your continuing as long as you see fit. – One Day's Courtship The Heralds Of Fame by Robert Barr
  19. Now in the hush a sound that I had faintly heard as a continuing thing seemed to draw nearer. – The Thing from the Lake by Eleanor M. Ingram
  20. This is an English story, interesting from the start and continuing so throughout the entire book. – The Golden Age in Transylvania by Mór Jókai