Usage examples for graphic

  1. This absurd tale with startling head- lines appeared in the Enterprise, in its issue of October 28, 1863. It was not expected that any one in Virginia City or Carson City would for a moment take any stock in the wild invention, yet so graphic was it that nine out of ten on first reading never stopped to consider the entire impossibility of the locality and circumstance. – Mark Twain, A Biography, Vol. 1, Part 1, 1835-1866 The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine
  2. Both plead before Greene, each giving very graphic accounts of the behaviour of the other. – The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare by J. J. Jusserand
  3. Yet if one were as willing to be honest as one is willing to be graphic, one would allow that probably the weather on the other side of the Atlantic was then behaving with quite as swift and reckless caprice. – London Films by W.D. Howells
  4. You had better let Tano give you one of his graphic accounts of the battle of Alamar, as he calls Darrell's performance, and make you laugh. – The Squatter and the Don by C. Loyal
  5. Ch. 5, which is so graphic that it must have come from a contemporary- one had almost said an eye- witness- is undoubtedly the older form of the story, as it is in verse. – Introduction to the Old Testament by John Edgar McFadyen
  6. Her succeeding books showed the same powers of quick observation and graphic description, the same ability to identify and portray types. – The Green Carnation by Robert Smythe Hichens
  7. Perhaps the most graphic descriptions of him as an old man are those contributed as " Reminiscences" by Mrs. Kingsley- Tarpey and Mrs. Bainsmith. – Memoir and Letters of Francis W. Newman by Giberne Sieveking
  8. The Daily Graphic says:-" Mr. E. Phillips Oppenheim has a remarkable gift of making up an exciting story." – A Crime of the Under-seas by Guy Boothby
  9. The artist was required- we know not why- to paint this dramatic scene; he had to produce a " set piece," where action and graphic representation was urgently needed. – Giorgione by Herbert Cook
  10. With all these beautiful daughters," and then continued with a graphic description of the horrors in Belgium. – From the St. Lawrence to the Yser with the 1st Canadian brigade by Frederic C. Curry
  11. This is a graphic example of what we were talking about awhile ago- imagination! – The Clock Strikes Thirteen by Mildred A. Wirt
  12. I should like to paint it as a Christmas supplement to the Graphic. – A Rogue by Compulsion by Victor Bridges
  13. Jarvis describes in graphic language the trying task of feeding the always famished, wolf- like dogs: They are ever hungry, and when one appears with an armful of dried fish, in their eagerness to get a stray mouthful the dogs crowd around in a fighting, jumping mass, which makes it difficult to keep one's balance. – True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World by Adolphus W. Greely
  14. A spirited, graphic story. – The Boyhood of Great Inventors by A. Fraser Robertson
  15. Mozley has drawn the two characters for us in graphic words: Take an ordinary man of the world- what he thinks and what he does, his whole standard of duty is taken from the society in which he lives. – Natural Law in the Spiritual World by Henry Drummond