Usage examples for graphic

  1. A joyous laugh went up at this lucid and graphic account of the famous battle. – The Motor Maids by Palm and Pine by Katherine Stokes
  2. This is a graphic example of what we were talking about awhile ago- imagination! – The Clock Strikes Thirteen by Mildred A. Wirt
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. I should like to paint it as a Christmas supplement to the Graphic. – A Rogue by Compulsion by Victor Bridges
  7. She asked if he had talent, and a number of other things about him and about his mother; and Westover permitted himself to be rather graphic in telling of his acquaintance with Mrs. Durgin. – The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 9. Drawing and applied art have been taught in Cleveland since 1849. The object of the teaching is to develop an understanding and appreciation of the principles of graphic art and ability to use these principles in practical applications. – What the Schools Teach and Might Teach by John Franklin Bobbitt
  12. A spirited, graphic story. – The Boyhood of Great Inventors by A. Fraser Robertson
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Graphic, by T. H. North, 1881, p. – Life of Charles Dickens by Frank Marzials
  18. 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
  19. 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