Usage examples for FACETS

  1. The next day they was after him, for it and some- nickel- plated facets from out of the washroom where he was working. – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  2. She held it raised so for a moment, watching the play of light from the facets. – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  3. Like a jewel gleaming with many facets, each sunny day was stored and treasured. – The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  4. Ellis's response unsettled him, and for a second Joe debated the possible facets to this situation, then lost himself in the spirit of the evening, Come on. – The Lost Wagon by James Arthur Kjelgaard
  5. Here is another, broken into a thousand separate facets and out of all traceable shape; but as pure as a mountain spring. – The Ethics of the Dust by John Ruskin
  6. Some are little worn, even on their edges; some are planed and scored on one side only; while some in their long journey have been ground down to many facets and have lost much of their original bulk. – The Elements of Geology by William Harmon Norton
  7. They attempt rather situations than stories, rather facets than complete bodies of thought, or description, or character. – Matthew Arnold by George Saintsbury
  8. As we turn the subject toward the light, there come gleams of color from different facets of it. – Friendship by Hugh Black
  9. My own essays do not for a moment claim to speak with authority on a subject which is still changing and showing new facets year by year. – Five Stages of Greek Religion by Gilbert Murray
  10. Only when its many facets can be shifted around, now one and now the other coming into play, can love be endured for any great length of time. – What The Left Hand Was Doing by Gordon Randall Garrett
  11. A large lump of crystal, round and cut into facets, attracted my attention. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  12. Chandeliers hung from vaulted ceilings, and reflected the light of the brass lamp on a thousand crystal facets. – The Italians by Frances Elliot
  13. There were a Honiton- lace fan with mother- of- pearl sticks, with the best wishes of her mother's euchre club, and from her parents a tiny diamond ring set high in gold facets, " To Lilly, from her parents, June, 1901," engraved in the hoop. – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  14. By day the lens must be rubbed laboriously with a dry cloth until it shines like the facets of a diamond. – American Merchant Ships and Sailors by Willis J. Abbot
  15. This colored peril has three facets: the peril of arms, the peril of markets, and the peril of migration. – The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy by Theodore Lothrop Stoddard
  16. Her talent was not very wide nor rich, and I have no doubt that there were facets of her personality which she was unable to get upon paper. – French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France by Marie de France
  17. The spectators had before them the picture of that solemn Court, the Lord High Steward with chain and sword of gold, the judges in their red robes, the peers with their ermine, and here and there quaint patches of unexpected colour as the wintry sun struck full through the coloured facets of the huge window beyond and alighted on a black gown or the leather jerkins of the guard. – The Tangled Skein by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  18. It seemed like more of the unfamiliar facets of his father's personality that Ken had glimpsed last night. – The Year When Stardust Fell by Raymond F. Jones
  19. In the center of one of the facets was a flaw, but, as this was considered to mark the diamond, and rather add to than detract from its value as a traditional stone with many historical associations, it was finally purchased by Mr. Grey and placed among his treasures in his manor- house in Kent. – The Woman in the Alcove by Anna Katharine Green
  20. This new upper class was composed of the top ruling elite that controlled all facets of society and its supporting echelons, made up of officials of the Party and state apparatus; mass organizations; and professional and technical people, such as doctors, lawyers, engineers, and managers of state enterprises. – Area Handbook for Albania by Eugene K. Keefe Sarah Jane Elpern William Giloane James M. Moore, Jr. Stephen Peters Eston T. White