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Usage examples for Fulfilling

  1. As Mrs. Stubbs she had contented herself and annoyed her maid, a conscientious creature, by fulfilling its bare requirements. – Leonore Stubbs by L. B. Walford
  2. It comes, indeed closer than any play, save the Comedy of Errors, to fulfilling the demands of unity of action, time, and place. – An Introduction to Shakespeare by H. N. MacCracken F. E. Pierce W. H. Durham
  3. Trove began to laugh, and thought of this odd fulfilling of the ancient promises. – Darrel of the Blessed Isles by Irving Bacheller
  4. The order not to admit any British ships of war or merchantmen after the 15th of November, was dated on the 25th October; but it was considered on both sides as a matter of form, it being notorious that the Swedes could not prevent English men- of- war from entering any of their ports if they chose; but out of delicacy to them, and that there should be no cause of complaint for not fulfilling the treaty, Sir James did not occupy any of their fortified harbours, and as little as he could the others. – Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez. Vol II by Sir John Ross
  5. It seemed really hard to do anything without fulfilling some of their prophecies. – The Napoleon of Notting Hill by Gilbert K. Chesterton
  6. He went about his task without knowing what force directed him, or whose hands and feet were fulfilling its orders. – Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
  7. None, however, on that account, can excuse himself for not coming under and fulfilling a good obligation. – The Ordinance of Covenanting by John Cunningham
  8. It seemed to her too much like an empty promise which he had no idea of fulfilling. – The Living Link by James De Mille
  9. He was ashamed of accepting Mr. Lambert's hospitality when, plainly, it was extended to him only on the condition that he conformed with Mr. Lambert's wishes, and when he had not the slightest intention of fulfilling his uncle's desires. – Jane Lends A Hand by Shirley Watkins
  10. I have no pleasure in writing myself- none, in the mere act- though all pleasure in the sense of fulfilling a duty, whence, if I have done my real best, judge how heart- breaking a matter must it be to be pronounced a poor creature by critic this and acquaintance the other! – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  11. She tried to make her noble husband happy, by fulfilling all the duties of a wife- except one. – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  12. How each in his place is fulfilling his day, and passing away, just as that sun is passing. – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  13. Indeed, mademoiselle, I thought of little beyond fulfilling the oath I had taken, and to go my way again as quickly as possible. – The Light That Lures by Percy Brebner
  14. And as there was but one way of fulfilling that sacred promise, they were married in the autumn. – Drift from Two Shores by Bret Harte
  15. Then, in another place in the same tale, when the brothers are on their adventurous journey, fulfilling their eric- fine, they come to the house of the King of Sigar; and it " happened that the king was holding a fair- meeting on the broad, level green before the palace." – Folklore as an Historical Science by George Laurence Gomme
  16. She hid her sorrow and her shame, fulfilling her usual tasks, following the ordinary routine- a little more silent, a little more reserved- her eyes alone betraying the storm that was overwhelming her. – The Shadow of the East by E. M. Hull
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