Usage examples for description

  1. That is, they were known by description. – Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays by Bertrand Russell
  2. " In the first place, I must have a description of this Mr. Gideon Hayle. – My Strangest Case by Guy Boothby
  3. Lord Southminster's house needs no description. – Dawn of All by Robert Hugh Benson
  4. The description certainly agreed, so far as he could judge, in the most minute particulars. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  5. Their situation is there wretched beyond description. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  6. The dead had been removed, but the scene that morning must have been horrible beyond description. – A Surgeon in Belgium by Henry Sessions Souttar
  7. 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
  8. 4859. Has it generally been a correct description of your way of dealing with the shop at Sumburgh, and with Mr. Bruce for your fish? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  9. " Miss Mildare is absolutely the opposite of your description," she declared. – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  10. 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
  11. No description can do it justice. – Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions by Slason Thompson
  12. The furniture of the prison deserves description. – Portrait and Biography of Parson Brownlow, The Tennessee Patriot by William Gannaway Brownlow
  13. We won't quarrel about description. – A Second Coming by Richard Marsh
  14. Even after this description the boys failed to recognize him. – Two Little Confederates by Thomas Nelson Page
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Do you agree with our hostess's description of women? – Elizabeth and her German Garden by "Elizabeth", AKA Marie Annette Beauchamp
  18. This, I suppose, is no time to stop for a description of Fanny Brandeis. – Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber
  19. Can you by any chance give me a description of the person who sent it? – The Film of Fear by Arnold Fredericks
  20. Pownall, Topographical Description of North America. – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman