Usage examples for inspiring

  1. More inspiring than 'pillows' of fire by night and of cloud by day, they led us back to hope and love and prosperity. – The Co-Citizens by Corra Harris
  2. By discreet inquiry I learned from a number of passengers: " You gave an inspiring lecture in stirring and correct English." – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  3. Her sympathy for those old plans of his, based on such understanding, was really inspiring – Franklin Kane by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  4. First in importance in the American scene has been the inspiring proof of the great qualities of our fighting men. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  5. These things, and many others as rose colored and inspiring the Colonel saw night after night in the glow and flash and sparkle of his wood fire. – Colonel Carter's Christmas and The Romance of an Old-Fashioned Gentleman by F. Hopkinson Smith
  6. It is an inspiring book to any boy who wants to learn to be a good business man. – The Boy With the U. S. Foresters by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  7. There can be no doubt that such eccentric habits prevented Michelangelo from inspiring his subordinates with due respect. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  8. The look on Mrs. Tyler's face was awe- inspiring her lips closed in a firm, tight line and no sound came from them. – I Walked in Arden by Jack Crawford
  9. A glance at his wonderful career should be inspiring – Sketches of the Covenanters by J. C. McFeeters
  10. You know, Neeland, this friendship of ours is the most precious, most delightful, and most inspiring experience of my life. – The Dark Star by Robert W. Chambers
  11. Had it not been for the kind, faithful eyes, and an extremely pleasant expression about the mouth, one might have wondered how she could succeed in inspiring everyone at the first glance with confidence in her helpful kindness of heart. – In The Fire Of The Forge, Volume 7. by Georg Ebers
  12. Then if you would read it and explain it to him, it would be so helpful to you both, and so inspiring – Sowing Seeds in Danny by Nellie L. McClung
  13. His kindly intention and inspiring influence made themselves felt in our lives; for he invited to his house the members of the first class whom he desired to influence, and his charming, highly educated wife helped him entertain us, so that we preferred an evening there to almost any other amusements. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. 4. The inspiring cry was answered by a universal bustle. – McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader by William Holmes McGuffey
  15. Our piqueurs were especially trained to hunt the boar, and it was inspiring to see how both men and dogs took to their work. – Francezka by Molly Elliot Seawell
  16. No; it was far from depressing- it was beautiful, inspiring but, oh, what a responsibility! – A Houseful of Girls by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  17. I've been learning some more of your traditions, and they're inspiring – Johnstone of the Border by Harold Bindloss
  18. She was a slender little person, not awe- inspiring at all. – Killykinick by Mary T. Waggaman
  19. Cadwell: I can tell from these epithets those who have been inspiring you. – The Lucky Man by Michel Baron, translated by Frank J. Morlock
  20. The beautiful sunset retreat was sounding its inspiring notes as Peggy left the guard- house, and slowly made her way across the parade- ground. – Peggy Owen and Liberty by Lucy Foster Madison