Dictionary.net

Loading...

Quotes of habitually

  1. The streets and alleys of the ward were notoriously filthy, and the contractors habitually neglected them, not failing, however, to draw their regular payments from the city treasury. – Ray Stannard Baker
  2. Advancement only comes with habitually doing more than you are asked. – Gary Ryan Blair
  3. Those who enjoy their own emotionally bad health and who habitually fill their own minds with the rank poisons of suspicion, jealousy and hatred, as a rule take umbrage at those who refuse to do likewise, and they find a perverted relief in trying to denigrate them. – Johannes Brahms
  4. Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually are what preserve the heart and secure comfort. – Humphry Davy
  5. It should here be added that poetry habitually takes the form of verse. – John Drinkwater
  6. The hell to be endured hereafter, of which theology tells, is no worse than the hell we make for ourselves in this world by habitually fashioned our characters in the wrong way. – William James
  7. In the north we could not hope to keep the worst and poorest servant for a single day in the wretched discomfort in which our negro servants are forced habitually to live. – Fanny Kemble
  8. One of the effects of living with electric information is that we live habitually in a state of information overload. There's always more than you can cope with. – Marshall McLuhan
  9. With the exception of certain rodents, no other vertebrate except Homo sapiens habitually destroys members of his own species. – Anthony Storr
  10. A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation. – Mark Twain
  11. But you can catch yourself entertaining habitually certain ideas and setting others aside; and that, I think, is where our personal destinies are largely decided. – Alfred North Whitehead

Usage examples for habitually

  1. But it is very easy to educate a false conscience in these matters by mere habit; and if you play tricks with your mind or your conscience habitually it has an ugly habit of ending by playing tricks upon you, like the Old Man of the Sea. – The Silent Isle by Arthur Christopher Benson
  2. Many, very many of the best, most efficient, and most steadily growing Christians in the church exhibit habitually a keen relish for amusements, and for some which are most sternly condemned, and participate in them most heartily. – Amusement: A Force in Christian Training by Rev. Marvin R. Vincent.
  3. Florence had many admirers; a pretty woman, who habitually rules a rich father, is bound to have many admirers. – The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett
  4. It is best to use printed letterheads, rather than commit the blunder now so common, among those who do not habitually use engraved paper, of omitting the address from the letter. – The Etiquette of To-day by Edith B. Ordway
  5. Some of the western and south- western tribes treat prisoners merely as slaves, and habitually violate female captives. – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman
  6. That of Marshal Stonewall Cogswell was one of the most complete, he habitually keeping upward of a hundred officers in his private uniform. – Frigid Fracas by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  7. A man may have a liberal hope for himself and for humanity, although his dinner be habitually a martyrdom. – Life of Robert Browning by William Sharp
  8. While, like many of the later poets, they came originally as strangers to Rome, unlike them, they seem to have in later years resided habitually within the city. – The Roman Poets of the Republic by W. Y. Sellar
  9. There are people who seem by nature designed to act heroic parts in life, whose actions habitually take an heroic form, and whose whole character is of another stamp from that of average humanity. – A Tale of a Lonely Parish by F. Marion Crawford
  10. This made a time of scarcity hard to bear for one who habitually lived well. – The History of London by Walter Besant
  11. He became habitually calm, sedate, and self- possessed. – McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader by William Holmes McGuffey
  12. Sir Gray Eyes, I- I ask you to believe that I don't habitually fall about into people's arms. – The Lighted Match by Charles Neville Buck
  13. His walk was slow and methodical, his head and even his shoulders were bent- almost habitually from looking close upon the earth, and from time to time he stooped, and once he knelt to examine some object that attracted his eye. – Adventures In Contentment by David Grayson AKA: Ray Stannard Baker
  14. If the murderer had had a weapon whose point was its principal danger, he would have stabbed, and stabbed to the heart, instead of cutting; but he used the edge, the part of a knife that is most habitually used, and he actually cut. – Fantômas by Pierre Souvestre Marcel Allain
  15. Her black eyes were bright and keen, and her gold- bowed spectacles were habitually worn half- way down her nose. – A Spinner in the Sun by Myrtle Reed
  16. Habitually however, I know that I do not hate myself, and I never fail to take that which I see to be necessary for me. – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus by Teresa of Avila
  17. When a child speaks of itself, it thinks primarily of its body, especially its face, then of the clothes it usually wears, the house it lives in, the streets through which it habitually walks, its parents, brothers, sisters, school- masters, etc. – The Moral Instruction of Children by Felix Adler
  18. For the universe is like everything in it; we have to look at it repeatedly and habitually before we see it. – Varied Types by G. K. Chesterton
  19. Catholics as Catholics were habitually excluded from office. – The New Irish Constitution by J. H. Morgan
  20. Porter stated that the United Kingdom could never be habitually dependent on the soil of other countries for the food of its people, there was not enough shipping to transport it if it could. – A Short History of English Agriculture by W. H. R. Curtler