Usage examples for factors

  1. Unknown ideas attract and hold us, and we take our place in the universe as intellectual factors. – The Kempton-Wace Letters by Jack London Anna Strunsky
  2. It could continue to render service only by cutting down the returns to the factors of production,- by lowering profits, and especially by pressing down wages. – A History of Trade Unionism in the United States by Selig Perlman
  3. The mechanical and chemical forces are the secondary factors. – The Breath of Life by John Burroughs
  4. That was his power- a law of the factors that had come down through the centuries. – Baree, Son of Kazan by James Oliver Curwood
  5. But the practical Radicalism which is one of the greatest factors in Liberal policy at the present day, is far removed from the schools just depicted. – Practical Politics; or, the Liberalism of To-day by Alfred Farthing Robbins
  6. These, according to Madame Emma Seiler, are the chief factors in the formation of the highest register of the female voice. – The Mechanism of the Human Voice by Emil Behnke
  7. The doctor comforted her in a warmly professional manner, then, as her tears subsided, he said: " We don't understand all of the factors ourselves, Mrs. Stanton. – Anything You Can Do by Gordon Randall Garrett
  8. In both Europe and America it is one of the conspicuous factors in present- day dramatic activity. – Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis by Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma
  9. Some of this struggle must always be going on, but serener life will come when we begin to concern ourselves with larger factors. – The Untroubled Mind by Herbert J. Hall
  10. Several factors are responsible for this division of Congress into two houses. – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson
  11. She expected to make a conquest, and her thoughts were usually the factors of success. – An Orkney Maid by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  12. The old Missionary Society came to an end in 1857, to be followed by the Students' Christian Association, which soon became one of the most effective factors in university religious life. – The University of Michigan by Wilfred Shaw
  13. They believed, of course, that they recognised in it an effect of her skill in managing; they agreed to suppose that she had got Mavering for Alice, and to ignore the beauty and passion of youth as factors in the case. – April Hopes by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  14. Energy presents itself to us as the product of two factors, weight and height in the waterfall, quantity and temperature in the heat engine, current intensity and potential in the electric motor. – The Mechanism of Life by Stéphane Leduc
  15. The young people, who will inevitably grow up to shoulder all the work of the Cause, are really its hope, and should be one of the most active factors in its propagation. – Unfolding Destiny by Shoghi Effendi
  16. The effect of these factors can only be found by experiment. – Steam, Its Generation and Use by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
  17. Where there is a large supply of these factors, many laborers can be set to work. – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson
  18. These factors are discussed in detail elsewhere. – Chlorination of Water by Joseph Race
  19. Those were qualities which Mason set down as valuable factors in his estimate of the man. – The Uphill Climb by B. M. Bower
  20. The Scotch and Indian settlers cultivate wheat, barley, and Indian corn in abundance; for which the only market is that afforded by the Company, the more wealthy settlers, and retired chief factors. – Hudson Bay by R.M. Ballantyne