Usage examples for formulate

  1. Formulate those complaints, and we will discuss them. – Cosmopolis, Complete by Paul Bourget Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  2. Her heart gave a great throb, and she prepared to speak at once and in great volume before he could formulate any question. – Irish Fairy Tales by James Stephens
  3. The Old World had other lawgivers who professed to formulate their precepts by divine inspiration: they are all fallen silent. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  4. Time was needed for the new generation to formulate its foreign policy. – The Path of Empire A Chronicle of the United States as a World Power, Volume 46 in The Chronicles of America Series by Carl Russell Fish
  5. He did a good deal of pondering in the course of that day and the next, and, as he was quite unable to justify, or even to formulate his anxieties, he wished that he might at least find out whether the truth in regard to the gondolier were known to May. – A Venetian June by Anna Fuller
  6. We are now in a position to formulate the basic law of autosuggestion as follows:- Every idea which enters the conscious mind, if it is accepted by the Unconscious, is transformed by it into a reality and forms henceforth a permanent element in our life. – The Practice of Autosuggestion by C. Harry Brooks
  7. The negative form is at once easier and more practical for it requires a mental effort to formulate any ideal of human life; it is comparatively easy to note the bad things people do, and say, don't. – Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch by Charles Eliot
  8. At the same time my observations, and more especially my conversations with the scores of " bright" and amiable men it has been my privilege to meet, have suggested to me certain thoughts, certain hopes and apprehensions, respecting the future of America and the English- speaking world, which I shall try to formulate elsewhere. – America To-day, Observations and Reflections by William Archer
  9. Not that he was happy by any manner of means, for he did not see his way an inch beyond the broad back of the man he was following; and before he could formulate any plan, the sergeant saluted a stout officer with the words: " An order from his excellency, Herr Colonel!" – With Haig on the Somme by D. H. Parry
  10. But it was not enough to formulate this mechanism; what was required was to found it, to give the reason for it and prove its necessity. – Creative Evolution by Henri Bergson
  11. But she knew also that the battle was on, and suddenly, for no reason she could formulate, she remembered one of her own fighting ancestors who was said to have died hard in the Revolution. – Country Neighbors by Alice Brown
  12. Thus far our efforts have been successful, and the B. E. A. formed, but we must not forget that this is only the first step, we have to formulate carefully the Rules; and suggestions of all kinds will be welcome. – The Esperantist, Complete by Various
  13. He tried to formulate some helpful response, but failed. – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  14. He had accompanied his granddaughter to Daffingdon Dill's studio, but he was in no haste to formulate his impressions. – Under the Skylights by Henry Blake Fuller
  15. I must catch that gesture, formulate it, do it. – Rosinante to the Road Again by John Dos Passos
  16. Only most people either don't formulate it to themselves, or else keep quiet about it. – Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen
  17. What we need is an educational value of history, the recognition of which will enable us to formulate a method for realizing the value. – Craftsmanship in Teaching by William Chandler Bagley
  18. Which of these three motives is the strongest depends upon the individual, for,-" while there are men and men, there are women and women and women," and it is absurd to make any attempt to analyze motives or to formulate principles which will apply to all women. – The Man Who Pleases and the Woman Who Charms by John A. Cone
  19. Johnston was too much puzzled to formulate a reply, and he simply waited for the Alphian to continue. – The Land of the Changing Sun by William N. Harben
  20. A desperate resolve began to formulate itself in the brain of Peaches Austin. – The Heart of the Range by William Patterson White