Usage examples for especial

  1. To M. Beaurain I am under an especial obligation. – The Story of Rouen by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
  2. In addition to this, they were thoroughly trained in both Greek and Latin literature, especial attention being given to the poets. – Roman Women Woman: In All Ages and in All Countries, Volume 2 (of 10) by Alfred Brittain
  3. He drew Ermengarde on to speak of her home, and in especial of her brother Basil, and he thought the little girlish face very charming indeed when Ermie spoke eagerly of her favorite brother. – The Children of Wilton Chase by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  4. And it seemeth thy especial delight to bring unto the lonely in desert places the companionship that exalteth humanity! – The Love Affairs of a Bibliomaniac by Eugene Field
  5. Miss Hazen seemed to find especial delight in Charlie's society on that drive. – Concerning Sally by William John Hopkins
  6. The design was all right, for that was Matteo's especial skill. – In the Days of the Guild by Louise Lamprey
  7. The grandfather seemed to feel an especial sympathy for this little invalid charge, for he tried to think of something fresh every day to help forward her recovery. – Heidi by Johanna Spyri
  8. I have an especial reason for asking. – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  9. A neat- looking, good- tempered maid answered it, Hannah, who, as Joyce had informed her, waited upon the gray parlor, and was at her, the governess's, especial command. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  10. Especial care should be taken that this is well done, particularly at the bottom; the earth should be so firmly pressed to the root that the plant cannot be easily pulled from the soil. – Tomato Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Tomato by William Warner Tracy
  11. To think of Ellen Terry as Olivia will always be to recall one especial and remarkable moment of beauty and tenderness. – Shadows of the Stage by William Winter
  12. Of course, the country needed secret service men, and must have them, but there was an especial reason why each one of us should not be a detective. – Out of a Labyrinth by Lawrence L. Lynch