Usage examples for FORS

  1. In reading a volume of Fors Clavigera I once came upon a passage which sounded well but left me in a mist, and it relieved me to find a footnote to it in which the author says: This passage was written many years ago and what I was thinking about at the time has quite escaped my memory. – A Little Boy Lost by W. H. Hudson
  2. In Italy he had lost, as he expressed it, everything- fors l'honneur. – Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern by Edgar Saltus
  3. Hence in the Fors Clavigera in 1871 he launched the scheme of the St. George's Guild. – The Age of Tennyson by Hugh Walker
  4. Et fors ad summos tandem venisset honores; Sed rapidi juvenes, queis gratior usus equorum, Subveniunt, siccoque vetant inolescere libro. – Verses and Translations by C. S. C.
  5. Let it be, fors l'honneur, with us. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. Do you read Ruskin's Fors Clavigera, which he cheerily tells me gets itself reprinted in America? – The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872, Vol II. by Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson
  7. They could not decide as to the fors and againsts at all, so they settled to put it to the vote the next morning, and in the meantime they and Griselda all went to sleep. – The Cuckoo Clock by Mrs. Molesworth
  8. All these " fors and " againsts" had kindled the curiosity of the public, and the general sympathy was strongly in favour of the unconscious cause of the great modern mystery. – The Idol of Paris by Sarah Bernhardt
  9. Vosne velit an me regnare era quidve ferat Fors Virtute experiamur. – The Roman Poets of the Republic by W. Y. Sellar
  10. The simple square tower and the unbroken roof- lines are battlemented, like so many of the churches of the dales; inside we find Norman pillars that are quite in strange company, if it is true that they were brought from the site of Fors Abbey, a little to the west of the town. – Yorkshire Painted And Described by Gordon Home
  11. The Lord of Fors forthwith sent to Grip to learn the truth, and this, when known, was by no means the cause of tears. – The Tales Of The Heptameron, Vol. IV. (of V.) by Margaret, Queen Of Navarre
  12. The injury suffered by Mr. Whistler resides in a paragraph published more than a year ago in that strange monthly manifesto called Fors Clavigera, which Mr. Ruskin had for a long time addressed to a partly edified, partly irritated, and greatly amused public. – Views and Reviews by Henry James
  13. On the opening of the Grosvenor Gallery, in 1877, Ruskin wrote in Fors Clavigera: " The ill- educated conceit of the artist nearly approached the aspect of wilful imposture. – Whistler Stories by Don C. Seitz