Usage examples for ensue

  1. But I can prevent the consequences which you hoped would ensue. – Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3) by James Athearn Jones
  2. The adventures that ensue range from sensational tragedy to romantic comedy as the occasions rise. – A Crooked Mile by Oliver Onions
  3. He paused in his walk, and allowed an impressive silence to ensue upon his words. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  4. They were anxious that this should be prevented, for they felt, she was sorry to say, that he might again revert to crime, that other imprisonments might ensue, and that " the poor, poor little thing," meaning the wife, might be exposed to more and worse suffering than she had already undergone. – London's Underworld by Thomas Holmes
  5. Can you form any idea of the horror and confusion that ensue, when hundreds of human creatures wake from perfect security, to find themselves face to face with death? – Barren Honour: A Novel by George A. Lawrence
  6. An explosion must ensue, as the enemies of Japan will find out some day. – In the Yellow Sea by Henry Frith
  7. Granted sufficient faith, such a result would undoubtedly ensue; nay, more, we have records of quite a number of such cases, even where the help of a second person has not been called in. – The Practice of Autosuggestion by C. Harry Brooks
  8. Worse was to ensue before the better came; in the meantime, the nation was in that stage of its existence when the innocence of the child was fast losing itself, without the self- control of the man having yet taken its place. – Chaucer by Adolphus William Ward
  9. Cato, apprehensive of what might ensue, persuaded the senate to win over the poor and unprovided- for multitude, by a distribution of corn, the annual charge of which amounted to twelve hundred and fifty talents. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  10. She was on the point of calling for help- come what might of the discovery which would ensue- when the door from the hall opened once more, and Hester Dethridge entered the room. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  11. It would not be missed, she knew, in the confusion that was likely to ensue. – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
  12. The Skin, being constantly bathed in a small Sweat, becomes relaxed, soft, and incapable of compleating its Functions: from which Failure the slightest Cause produces a total Obstruction of Perspiration; and a Multitude of languid Disorders ensue. – Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health by Samuel Auguste David Tissot
  13. But as to any practice to ensue, are we not yet cured of the malady of speculating on the circumstances of things totally different from those in which we live and move? – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VI. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  14. This advice found support on all sides, as those who made it a matter of conscience trembled at the idea of the scandal which must ensue; while others, who merely sought to annoy the sovereign without any regard for his reputation, still saw their purpose answered by the proposed departure of the Princess. – The Life of Marie de Medicis, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Julia Pardoe
  15. But in the scenes which are to ensue, I am to be but a spectator. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  16. Now two young females would quarrel, from jealousy or some other cause, and then a terrible chattering would ensue, to be silenced by the loud threatening bark of one of the chiefs! – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  17. It was easy to foresee what would ensue. – Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, v12 by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
  18. Whereas, if a person partakes of such food without knowledge of it, no ill effects may ensue. – Primitive Psycho-Therapy and Quackery by Robert Means Lawrence