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Quotes of held

  1. Generally, you are held to a sound and that becomes your sound. That gets branded as your sound, and all the copycats start with it because the labels are looking for that sound. – Randy Bachman
  2. With the help of a friend I got father into a wagon, when the crowd had gone. I held his head in my lap during the ride home. I believed he was mortally wounded. He had been stabbed down through the kidneys, leaving an ugly wound. – Buffalo Bill
  3. With regard to the ballot, it is worthy of remark that no meeting has been held in favour of Reform at which the ballot has not been strongly insisted upon. – John Bright
  4. Robert Moses wasn't elected to anything. We're taught that in a democracy power comes from being elected. He had more power than anyone, and he held it for 48 years. – Robert Caro
  5. Prayers were held in Assembly Hall. We all perched in rows on wooden benches while teachers sat up on the platform in armchairs, facing us. – Roald Dahl
  6. Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality. – Emily Dickinson
  7. There was no reality to pain when it left one, thought while it held one fast all other realities failed. – Rachel Field
  8. This president has been reluctant to hold anybody accountable. No one was held accountable after September the 11th. Nobody's been held accountable after the clear flaws in intelligence leading up to the war in Iraq. – Bob Graham
  9. America stopped making vinyl and phased out the single but Germany held out and refused. Warner's never phased out vinyl in Germany. Now America imports it! – Peter Hook
  10. What I argue is that if I'm going to be held accountable for my actions that I should be allowed to record... my actions. Especially if somebody else is keeping a record of my actions. – Steve Mann
  11. How many things we held yesterday as articles of faith which today we tell as fables. – Michel de Montaigne
  12. I would hate to see operations in the Congo held hostage to Sierra Leone but I really think that's the way it's got to be. At one point we've got to decide to get it right and we've got to be professional. – Alex Morrison
  13. The Preparatory Commission held a total of four sessions, the last of which took place just under two years after its creation, from 31 January to 14 February 1967. – Alfonso G. Robles
  14. And if citizens of New Orleans who are really contemplating coming back heard that we're really intent upon making the place secure again- regardless of whether the levees held or not- then I think a rebuilding process would really take shape. – Billy Tauzin
  15. Given a fair wind, we will negotiate our way into the Common Market, head held high, not crawling in. Negotiations? Yes. Unconditional acceptance of whatever terms are offered us? No. – Harold Wilson

Usage examples for held

  1. Alexander took her hands and held them. – Foes by Mary Johnston
  2. Though I held my peace. – In the Day of Adversity by John Bloundelle-Burton
  3. He held it out so they could see the end. – Whispering Wires by Henry Leverage
  4. My master took me out and held me up to the light. – The Adventures of a Three-Guinea Watch by Talbot Baines Reed
  5. No general council was held – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman
  6. Kahnale held him back. – Seeing Things at Night by Heywood Broun
  7. She was hard to be held – Patsy by S. R. Crockett
  8. This time he held out his hand to her. – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  9. I only turned and caught hold of Teddy's arm, and held him as though I never meant to let him go. – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  10. " I won't have my hand held said Jimmy, of course. – The Enchanted Castle by E. Nesbit
  11. He held his lead for another mile. – 'Firebrand' Trevison by Charles Alden Seltzer
  12. She held something up. – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  13. Collingwood held out both his hands. – A Butterfly on the Wheel by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  14. Anne held her back. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  15. Then a pause, while their eyes still held one another. – "I Conquered" by Harold Titus
  16. Mrs. Lapham held out her hand to him. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  17. He held me and he knew it. – The Heart of a Woman by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  18. Then he turned and held out his hand to her. – Masters of the Wheat-Lands by Harold Bindloss
  19. Enrica held the letter in her hand. – The Italians by Frances Elliot
  20. Hoddan held up his hand. – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster
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