Usage examples for emit

  1. It was surprising what an amount of light seemed to come in when the water sank, and then by contrast the darkness was horrible, and the lanthorn seemed to emit a dismal yellow glow. – Menhardoc by George Manville Fenn
  2. The elementary feelings of our nature, when in healthful function, are capable of emitting spiritual light; and, when exalted to their purest action, do and must emit such, the inward fire sending forth clear flame unmixed with smoke. – Essays Æsthetical by George Calvert
  3. The body being in the middle of the column is plainly seen, nor does it emit an unpleasant smell, nor is it in any way offensive, and it is all visible as the body itself. – A further contribution to the study of the mortuary customs of the North American Indians First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1879-80, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1881, pages 87-204 by H. C. Yarrow
  4. When the news of the last demolition was given and it was clear the Grass was unable to bridge the gap, the imaginative could almost hear mankind emit a vast sigh. – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore
  5. Moreover it is difficult to understand by what right the high commission, which had been dissolved a year before, after having completed its work, could be deemed competent to emit afterwards a judicial decision. – The Life of John of Barneveld, 1619-23 by John Lothrop Motley
  6. It is when I look back on that resolution I emit the hollow laugh elsewhere referred to. – "Speaking of Operations--" by Irvin S. Cobb
  7. It will be observed that there is no such prohibition on the United States, and the implied power to emit bills of credit and to make things other than gold and silver legal tender, has been exercised. – Studies in Civics by James T. McCleary
  8. Murad's love appeared to turn in a moment to furious hate; his eyes darkened and seemed to emit a lurid light; his teeth appeared between his lips, which were drawn apart like those of some wild beast, and the man's savage nature blazed out in a moment under the affront. – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  9. He contrived to emit a No. " I didn't think at first I could get away. – A Damsel in Distress by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  10. The Convention, on the contrary, determined to revolutionize Belgium, as France had been revolutionized, and to this end Cambon proposed to confiscate and sell church land and emit assignats. – The Theory of Social Revolutions by Brooks Adams
  11. If these molecules are free to behave in their own characteristic fashion without disturbance or crowding, they emit light of these wave lengths only, and we find in the spectrum a series of bright lines, pictures of the slit produced by light of these particular wave lengths, while between these bright lines lie dark spaces showing the absence from the radiant energy of light of intermediate wave lengths. – A Text-Book of Astronomy by George C. Comstock
  12. When it is, therefore, required to have any sorts to produce as few suckers as possible, not to over- run the ground, or disfigure the plants, it is proper, both at the time of separating the suckers, or planting them off from the main plants, and at the time of their final removal from the nursery, to observe if at the bottom part they shew any tendency to emit suckers, by the appearance of prominent buds, which, if the case, should all be rubbed off as close as possible: as, however, many sorts of trees and shrubs are liable to throw out considerably more than may be wanted, they should always be cleared away annually at least, and in such as are not wanted for increase, it is proper to eradicate them constantly, as they are produced in the spring and summer seasons. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  13. If I speak merely of the marvellous baptistery, it is doubtless not because the other parts were not equally worthy of my wonder, but because I would not have even an enemy miss the music of the singing doors, mighty valves of bronze which, when they turn upon their hinges, emit a murmur of grief or a moan of remorse for whatever heathen uses they once served the wicked Caracalla at his baths. – Roman Holidays and Others by W. D. Howells
  14. All he could emit was a choked half- cry, half- growl of rage and warning. – A Poached Peerage by William Magnay
  15. On the 22nd of June, 1775, they first resolved to emit paper money. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  16. As his lips flew open to their widest extent to emit this roar, the other cat sailed downward out of the tree and struck him squarely in the mouth. – Frank Merriwell's Reward by Burt L. Standish
  17. In the natural state, the queens that come from workers are not a single instant in restraint; and, if they do not emit the sound, it is because nothing impels them to it. – New observations on the natural history of bees by Francis Huber
  18. " But see here,- now we've got down to it," and he stopped to emit two or three voluminous puffs of smoke from under his thick moustache. – 'Laramie;' or, The Queen of Bedlam. by Charles King
  19. Their walls and roof seemed to emit a faint, phosphorescent light. – The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer
  20. Bellward's eyes were large and luminous, and as Desmond glanced rather nervously at the face of the man approaching him, he was struck by the compelling power they seemed to emit – Okewood of the Secret Service by Valentine Williams