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  1. Among these many thousands of experiments any that showed extraordinary results were again elaborated by still further series of tests, until Edison was satisfied that he had obtained the best result in that particular line. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  2. But never before did I quite understand that elaborated essay in love- moods. – The Prairie Mother by Arthur Stringer
  3. No detailed tactics for groups of vessels had yet been elaborated for hunting by sound. – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick
  4. You cannot, at this distance, he went on, see all the admirable details of her plan; see how beautifully they were imagined, how carefully and intelligently elaborated. – The Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton
  5. But the Bible elaborated by this committee, not according with the Pope's theological fancies or secret designs, was rejected. – Monks, Popes, and their Political Intrigues by John Alberger
  6. We may believe that the adventures with Jack, Dan, and the Doctor are elaborated here and there; but even those happened substantially as recorded. – 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
  7. So much has already been said on this point in connection with Elgin, that it need not be further elaborated. – British Supremacy & Canadian Self-Government 1839-1854 by J. L. Morison
  8. Winston Bartlett had not elaborated on what awaited down there. – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  9. Hodge quotes, upon the definition of slavery which he has elaborated? – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  10. But in his view, although matter in motion presents what may be termed the raw material of mind, it is only in the highly elaborated constitution of the human brain that this raw material is sufficiently wrought up to yield a self- conscious personality. – Mind and Motion and Monism by George John Romanes
  11. Privately also Cochlaeus elaborated a milder answer to the Lutheran Confession. – Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church by Friedrich Bente
  12. President Wilson's international program is approved of and elaborated. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. The reading of it should be done with a view to seeing how much can be found in it of what is new and good that may be elaborated further, and put into better form. – Manhood of Humanity. by Alfred Korzybski
  14. The French tribune had elaborated after '89 all the principles which form the political philosopher's stone, and it had begun to elaborate since 1848 all the principles which form the social philosopher's stone. – Napoleon the Little by Victor Hugo
  15. He was telling us how he wrote his novels, and he said, 'pon my soul he did, that he had a secretary or something of that sort to whom he told the plot, and the secretary elaborated, you know, and wrote the draft. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  16. The date of his entrance into the Order is not exactly known, but we are probably not far from the truth in placing it about 1214. Of a charming simplicity, tender, affectionate, refined, he is, with Brother Elias, the one who plays the noblest part during the obscure years in which the new reform was being elaborated. – Life of St. Francis of Assisi by Paul Sabatier
  17. It is, in truth, scarcely a book at all, but merely a collection of notes for a book, some of them considerably elaborated, but others set down in the altogether. – A Book of Prefaces by H. L. Mencken
  18. But Lady Lettice was stopped by a deprecatory gesture of her mother the Countess before she came to the end- which made her regret having over- elaborated the beginning. – A Bride from the Bush by E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
  19. I have pleasure in here including it exactly as it was originally written, not only because it has its proper place in the present volume, but because it may be regarded as a programme which I have since elaborated in numerous volumes. – The Task of Social Hygiene by Havelock Ellis
  20. He had fairly elaborated his plans to start a factory on this basis when his father's illness called him back to the farm. – Modern American Prose Selections by Various
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