Usage examples for isolation

  1. She felt a sense of loneliness, of terrified isolation, the need of some one to come and talk to her, to interpose himself between her and these unanswerable questions, to close her eyes and stop her ears. – The Salamander by Owen Johnson
  2. In one the isolation was temporary only, in the other permanent. – The Leper in England: with some account of English lazar-houses by Robert Charles Hope
  3. She was troubled by the thought of her isolation, and did not know what might be best to do. – The Living Link by James De Mille
  4. Gradually in his isolation and stillness Dick began to feel this. – The Silent Places by Steward Edward White
  5. The element in the total industrial product which is due to the social organism is represented by the difference between the value of what one man produces as a worker in connection with the social organization and what he could produce in a condition of isolation. – Equality by Edward Bellamy
  6. This was an opportunity not to be despised, for Goethe was at last beginning to be weary of his isolation at Weimar. – The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller by Calvin Thomas
  7. After the desolate isolation of city streets, empty of humanity, filled only with hurrying ghosts, the vestibule of our church after morning service fills one with an exalted realization of the great numbers of the human race. – Hillsboro People by Dorothy Canfield
  8. Although the isolation was more oppressive, there were the advantages of the greater comfort, safety, speed and convenience that came from having only a small band. – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  9. And as these delegates separated hot- foot for home, they got cold feet as they dispersed into the cold- footed isolation of the individual Socialist scattered here and there throughout this land. – The Red Conspiracy by Joseph J. Mereto
  10. If so, her conduct increased that isolation. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose
  11. He understood her isolation. – Corpus of a Siam Mosquito by Steven Sills
  12. To her quick imagination, it suggested loneliness, despair, that was the more tragic because of its isolation. – Free Joe and Other Georgian Sketches by Joel Chandler Harris
  13. In the isolation of the studio he would surely be able to get it. – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  14. There was a decided charm in its isolation. – The Son of his Father by Ridgwell Cullum
  15. Madame la Comtesse noted her isolation at once. – A Queen's Error by Henry Curties
  16. There was a curious exception to that rule of Alice's isolation. – The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic
  17. The press had over- generously insisted on giving him all the credit for the remedy as well as the isolation of the disease virus. – Mate in Two Moves by Winston Marks
  18. It revealed to me the horrible isolation among humanity of the deaf, as I had never understood it yet. – The Guilty River by Wilkie Collins
  19. Then, as I have said, European Powers and the great Republic of the West came knocking and knocking loudly at her doors, and as a result thereof her thinking men came to realise that in a state of isolation a continued civilised existence is impossible. – The Empire of the East by H. B. Montgomery
  20. Notwithstanding the hard work and hard travelling, he did not allow the missionary effort and its curious isolation to obscure in any sense the sturdier purpose. – The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush by Francis Lynde