Usage examples for generate

  1. And nothing was wanting to the gladness and kindness of Mrs Forbes but the indescribable aroma of motherhood, which she was not divine- woman enough to generate, save towards the offspring of her own body; and that Annie did not miss much, because all knowledge she had of such " heavenly health" was associated with the memory of her father. – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  2. What else may it generate? – Domestic Manners of the Americans by Fanny Trollope
  3. In our own nation, these forces have brought strength and prosperity; once released, they will generate rising incomes in these other countries with which to buy the products of American industry, labor and agriculture. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  4. Accordingly, number is nothing else than the unity of the synthesis of the manifold of a homogeneous perception in general, in that I generate time itself in the apprehension of the perception. – Kant's Theory of Knowledge by Harold Arthur Prichard
  5. On the one hand, there being no such thing as Spontaneous Generation, his moral nature, however it may encourage it, cannot generate Life; while, on the other, his high organization can never in itself result in Life, Life being always the cause of organization and never the effect of it. – Natural Law in the Spiritual World by Henry Drummond
  6. At least sixty days would be required for the homeward journey, because we could hardly expect to start from Mars with the same initial velocity which we had been able to generate on leaving home. – Edison's Conquest of Mars by Garrett Putman Serviss
  7. Lives are selfish that are stagnant, and generate disease and death. – Dawn by Mrs. Harriet A. Adams
  8. The faiths that generate or confirm our ideals always refer to this great issue. – The Approach to Philosophy by Ralph Barton Perry
  9. Just because we haven't learned to generate it- focus it- shoot it out in a stream like water from a hose- there's no use in denying that someone else has beat us to the punch. – The Hammer of Thor by Charles Willard Diffin
  10. An earnest desire will in some degree generate capacity. – Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle by H. N. Brailsford
  11. And, briefly, what occurred was that Tom, bringing to the fray a pent- up fury which his adversary had had no time to generate, fought Ted to a complete standstill in the space of two minutes and a half. – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  12. Idle, careless thoughts generate a stupidity that will rob you of joy. – Food for the Lambs; or, Helps for Young Christians by Charles Ebert Orr
  13. A clever, crafty brain, the whole Court under his thumb, it yet needed but an absence of eight weeks to generate in that hotbed of Eastern intrigue such a tissue of false evidence and lies as nearly cost Menebbi his position, if not his life. – In the Tail of the Peacock by Isabel Savory
  14. Of course, this building should be sweet and clean, and must be well deodorized; for, though ducks do not generate vermin like other fowl, and are not subject to as many diseases, or as readily affected by thermal changes,- in fact, a good driving rainstorm is their delight,- yet they will not thrive when confined in filthy quarters. – Natural and Artificial Duck Culture by James Rankin
  15. Like all inventions it will disturb deeply the classicalist tendency, and this disturbance may generate a new impulse to replace the decadent one of the pioneer. – A Preface to Politics by Walter Lippmann
  16. Made up as they are of living nerve substance, the fibers can also generate energy, yet it is their special function to conduct influences to and from the cells. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  17. Capacity- Capacity, as already defined, is the ability of a definite amount of boiler- heating surface to generate steam. – Steam, Its Generation and Use by Babcock & Wilcox Co.
  18. It seemed to generate a feeling of firm stability. – The Fourth R by George Oliver Smith
  19. All sorts of grain kept entire, will remain sound and good for a long time: but flour will in a comparatively short time, corrupt, and generate worms. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  20. By a very simple scientific method, or rather let me say by a scientific application of natural means, we generate a form of electric force from the air and water as we move. – The Life Everlasting: A Reality of Romance by Marie Corelli