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Usage examples for discrimination

  1. His selection showed poor discrimination, for Moze whipped him before I could separate them. – The Last of the Plainsmen by Zane Grey
  2. The selections in it were made for a public that had been too busy with a great war to learn discrimination, and most of them have properly found oblivion. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  3. Mrs. Thrale took it as a discrimination between the two cases. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  4. All discrimination had ceased. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon
  5. For example, in the weekly meetings held for women, emphasis is placed upon how religion causes discrimination against them. – Area Handbook for Albania by Eugene K. Keefe Sarah Jane Elpern William Giloane James M. Moore, Jr. Stephen Peters Eston T. White
  6. The case in which this discrimination against the South is attempted, the circumstances under which it was introduced, render it especially offensive. – The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) by Jefferson Davis
  7. His thoughts were weighed in a delicate balance of discrimination before he permitted them an outward garb. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  8. At the same time, I can't afford to risk my reputation for discrimination and insight over such a simple thing as Peter's character. – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
  9. They rarely interfered with her, or observed her with any discrimination. – Between Whiles by Helen Hunt Jackson
  10. There might not have been the usual discrimination and temporal usefulness in this instance which generally accompanied her benevolent acts; but it was associated with the image of her husband, and it could excite no surprise in Mrs. Wilson, although it did in Marian, to see her sister driving two or three times a week to relieve the necessities of a man who appeared actually to be in want of nothing. – Precaution by James Fenimore Cooper
  11. The only just ground of discrimination is the measure of character and capacity he has to make that service most useful to the people. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  12. He was at one with his father in the essential doctrines of Christianity; and being by nature of a speculative turn, he considered the discrimination of religious truth, the criticism of religious tradition, to be rather a stimulating and agreeable mental pastime than a question of ethics or morals. – Beside Still Waters by Arthur Christopher Benson
  13. Dave's conscience led him into a long and confused discrimination between this other lady and the other other lady, who had shared with her the back- seat in that carriage yesterday. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  14. Use the sword of your discrimination, Mukunda! – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  15. And to prevent further discrimination between persons or places. – Story of the Session of the California Legislature of 1909 by Franklin Hichborn
  16. But, in doing this, there has been some want of clear discrimination. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  17. Against such discrimination the whole democracy of Chesterton stood in revolt. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  18. The discussion of the peculiar differences between the lyric and the monologue, and the discrimination of lyric monologues as a special class, should suggest the great variety of lyrics and monologues, how nearly they approach and how widely they differ from each other. – Browning and the Dramatic Monologue by S. S. Curry
  19. Information reached him from so many, and such contrary quarters, that with his discrimination and experience, he could almost instantly distinguish the truth. – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli
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