Quotes of features

  1. The institution of chivalry forms one of the most remarkable features in the history of the Middle Ages. – Horatio Alger
  2. On my passage thither, I discovered nothing remarkable in the features of the country. – William Henry Ashley
  3. It was a shock to people of the nineteenth century when they discovered, from observations science had made, that many features of the biological world could be ascribed to the elegant principle of natural selection. – Michael Behe
  4. The cost of adding a feature isn't just the time it takes to code it. The cost also includes the addition of an obstacle to future expansion. The trick is to pick the features that don't fight each other. – John Carmack
  5. The theory of founder effects does not explain how novel features like plumage traits arise. – Peter R. Grant
  6. Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features – William Hazlitt
  7. You can put in all the difficulties, jumps, runs, and any other devilish complexities you like, except octave spans and similar features which do not suit the formation of hands. – Johann Nepomuk Hummel
  8. So Chuck and I looked at that and we hacked on em for a while, and eventually we ripped the stuff out of em and put some of it into what was then called en, which was really ed with some em features – Bill Joy
  9. However, research in the years that followed found that in many of its important features African American Vernacular English was becoming not less, but more different from other dialects. – William Labov
  10. The classics of Marxism, while fully appreciating the significance of the Darwinian theory, pointed out the errors of which Darwin was guilty. Darwin's theory, though unquestionably materialist in its main features is not free from some serious errors. – Trofim Lysenko
  11. Unless something real cool comes along, I will probably be doing features so long as I can make a living doing that. Otherwise, I will do another show. – Danny Masterson
  12. The Germanic invasions destroyed neither the Mediterranean unity of the ancient world, nor what may be regarded as the truly essential features of the Roman culture as it still existed in the 5th century, at a time when there was no longer an Emperor in the West. – Henri Pirenne
  13. Somebody with Debbie Reynolds' features doesn't get cast as the Wicked Witch. – Alan Rickman
  14. I think dress, hairstyle and make -up are the crucial factors in projecting an attractive persona and give one the chance to enhance one's best physical features – Vivienne Westwood
  15. You really don't want a president who is a football fan. Football combines the worst features of American life. It is violence punctuated by committee meetings. – George Will

Usage examples for features

  1. Then a shadow of doubt crossed his smiling features – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  2. Now what are these features – A Candid Examination of Theism by George John Romanes
  3. " If it wasn't for- for some features of this business of yours," he went on, " I'd say there wouldn't be the slightest trouble." – The Deluge by David Graham Phillips
  4. I shall therefore, before drawing this chapter to a close, give a brief account of its principal features – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  5. The man was his double: features expression, clothes; all were the same. – Adventures of Bindle by Herbert George Jenkins
  6. Then she put her own features straight behind her handkerchief and went on. – The Pool in the Desert by Sara Jeanette Duncan
  7. You certainly took a different view of the situation when we determined its main features in London." – The Wheel O' Fortune by Louis Tracy
  8. The other's features expressed surprise and something very much like pain. – The Crimson Sweater by Ralph Henry Barbour
  9. What features give to the bear his great strength? – Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study by Ontario Ministry of Education
  10. A sudden smile lit up the features of Joe Smith. – Pearl and Periwinkle by Anna Graetz
  11. By this time Rose had come to understand the features of the situation. – Hoosier Mosaics by Maurice Thompson
  12. But as the hounds ran on, south and west, he began to recognise familiar features – Mount Music by E. Oe. Somerville and Martin Ross
  13. From his features he might have been thought a Spaniard- from his complexion, an East Indian; but he had a peculiar cast of countenance, which seemed not to belong to either nation. – Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond] by Maria Edgeworth
  14. A look of relief came to his features and he came to me. – A Top-Floor Idyl by George van Schaick
  15. The leading features of his character were courage and intense earnestness. – A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin
  16. And, he now distinctly remembered, the girl who had waited upon him was dark, with a Spanish cast of features – Starr, of the Desert by B. M Bower
  17. The smile still played about his ugly features as he chose a cigarette. – Charles Rex by Ethel M. Dell
  18. Who was that creature who appeared before me bearing my features – Child of a Century, v3 by Alfred de Musset
  19. It was too dark to make out his features at all clearly, but she was sure she had seen him before or somebody that looked very much like him. – Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West by William MacLeod Raine
  20. The face of young Mowbray was strange with emotion, pale but brilliant- eyed, his long features bending to her. – Red Fleece by Will Levington Comfort

Rhymes for features