Usage examples for demanding

  1. She was tired of being idle, and with characteristic energy that very morning had surprised and delighted the whole household by demanding something to do,- some real work with which to fill the long hours. – Heart of Gold by Ruth Alberta Brown
  2. Generosity is no mere mood; it is a motive- force, demanding expression in action. – Ruysbroeck by Evelyn Underhill
  3. By the laws of the sit- round games the one who had last spoken now proclaimed himself, demanding to know, " Why did Battersea Rise?" – The Mirror of Kong Ho by Ernest Bramah
  4. Like a beautiful landscape inspiring a painter or poet, the form in the patient addresses itself to the nurse, a call for help demanding recognition and response. – Humanistic-Nursing by Paterson, Josephine G.
  5. This affair occasioned great scandal; and General Ney, after having put the officers under arrest, sent a courier to Napoleon at Boulogne, relating the particulars and demanding His Majesty's orders. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton