Usage examples for description

  1. This, I suppose, is no time to stop for a description of Fanny Brandeis. – Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber
  2. The description certainly agreed, so far as he could judge, in the most minute particulars. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  3. Their situation is there wretched beyond description. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  4. If this were indeed so, and the description were true,- and he could not doubt this,- how desperate his situation was, and how he had been deceived in his false hopes! – Lost in the Fog by James De Mille
  5. This description made the vague boy of the woods real and vital for the first time in Priscilla's life, and she shuddered. – The Place Beyond the Winds by Harriet T. Comstock
  6. I would grant Home Rule of the completest description, and I would let it run its natural course for- shall we say five years? – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  7. " Miss Mildare is absolutely the opposite of your description," she declared. – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  8. Lord Southminster's house needs no description. – Dawn of All by Robert Hugh Benson
  9. The dead had been removed, but the scene that morning must have been horrible beyond description. – A Surgeon in Belgium by Henry Sessions Souttar
  10. The furniture of the prison deserves description. – Portrait and Biography of Parson Brownlow, The Tennessee Patriot by William Gannaway Brownlow
  11. Can you by any chance give me a description of the person who sent it? – The Film of Fear by Arnold Fredericks
  12. Do you agree with our hostess's description of women? – Elizabeth and her German Garden by "Elizabeth", AKA Marie Annette Beauchamp
  13. Pownall, Topographical Description of North America. – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman
  14. If you knew you had a fine home in an adjoining State, and you had never seen it, you would want some one who had seen it to give you a description of it. – How to Live a Holy Life by C. E. Orr
  15. " In the first place, I must have a description of this Mr. Gideon Hayle. – My Strangest Case by Guy Boothby