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Quotes of inveterate

  1. Hatred is inveterate anger. – Marcus Tullius Cicero
  2. Americans cannot realize how many chances for mental improvement they lose by their inveterate habit of keeping six conversations when there are twelve in the room. – Ernest Dimnet
  3. This great, though disastrous, culture can only change as we begin to stand off and see... the inveterate materialism which has become the model for cultures around the world. – Arthur Erickson
  4. I'm an inveterate fox and not a hedgehog, so I always think you should try everything. – Clifford Geertz
  5. I've been an inveterate reader of literary magazines since I was a teenager. There are always discoveries. You're sitting in your easy chair, reading; you realize you've read a story or a group of poems four times, and you know, Yes, I want to go farther with this writer. – Marilyn Hacker
  6. A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands. But a mother's love endures through all. – Washington Irving
  7. The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate they are green and vigorous in old age. – George Santayana

Usage examples for inveterate

  1. He got one or two hard blows, and changed Clydesdale's previous dislike into a permanent and inveterate hate. ” – Barren Honour: A Novel by George A. Lawrence
  2. “ Man's inveterate enemy, death, shrieking its derision in the very shells of man's one inviolable right, the right to drift into eternity through the peaceful corridors of old age. ” – The Sisters-In-Law by Gertrude Atherton
  3. But the thought grew inveterate 'He could not bear much. ” – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  4. Max, who, I regret to say, was an inveterate gambler, immediately assented, not, however, without thinking of the captain's warning. ” – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  5. The homage of these inveterate robbers raised Sargon in his own eyes and in those of his subjects. ” – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 7 (of 12) by G. Maspero
  6. “ I hope that inveterate deer- stealer, Dick Dancey, hasn't killed off all our deer. ” – The White Gauntlet by Mayne Reid
  7. He had hoped that these two young men were inveterate hunters, and that they would spend their days in long tramps. ” – The Associate Hermits by Frank R. Stockton
  8. Glory, he wrote, in a fine piece of French prose, is the dominant passion of kings; but their common and inveterate error is to search for it in war- that is to say, in the reciprocal misfortunes of their subjects and their neighbours. ” – Terre Napoleon A history of French explorations and projects in Australia by Ernest Scott
  9. But the habit of dissimulation was inveterate – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  10. “ " I would wait twice as long for a poem," said the inveterate bard. ” – Irish Fairy Tales by James Stephens
  11. The young ones of the orchard oriole's nest lived up to the traditions of the family by being inveterate cry- babies, and making so much noise they could be heard far around. ” – A Bird-Lover in the West by Olive Thorne Miller Harriet Mann Miller
  12. Afterwards, however, she became as obnoxious to the Emperor as his inveterate enemy, Mme. ” – Modern Magic by Maximilian Schele de Vere
  13. This is Fire- escape Simmons, the inveterate talker, you know: Exit- in case of Simmons. ” – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  14. “ To honest opposition he yielded nothing, but was, in every sense of the character, an inveterate persecutor. ” – Life and Character of Richard Carlile by George Jacob Holyoake
  15. The general current of ideas and feelings had now set decidedly toward the suppression of inveterate abuses, and toward constitutional reform. ” – Studies in Literature and History by Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall
  16. Varied by reproaches of me for my former inveterate blindness, he raved upon Janet's madness incessantly, swearing that he would not be beaten. ” – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  17. With what wonderful effect you will expatiate on the patriotism which tears you away from your affianced bride, to undertake the arduous duties of a champion of the popular cause, or an inveterate enemy of the new Poor Law. ” – Ellen Middleton--A Tale by Georgiana Fullerton
  18. But his inveterate suspicion of me was not set at rest, even yet. ” – The Guilty River by Wilkie Collins
  19. Harmony or inveterate conflict was the only alternative. ” – The Unconstitutionality of Slavery by Lysander Spooner
  20. This Ziboza he knew fairly well as an inveterate hater of the whites, one of those moreover who had perpetually urged upon Lo Bengula the necessity of murdering all white men in his country. ” – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford