Usage examples for item

  1. But you will, perhaps, be surprised that so trifling an item should be the subject of the letter which I have the honour to address to you. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  2. Rather a serious item this, in the year's expense, where the income is only six hundred dollars! – After a Shadow, and Other Stories by T. S. Arthur
  3. My only hope was that you might possibly object to this item of entertainment. – Love Under Fire by Randall Parrish
  4. He was now a person whose return from Europe, with plans for river improvement, and news about a fresh engineering scheme, was an item in the small as well as the large newspapers. – James B. Eads by Louis How
  5. When Miss Vancourt is here, all you have to do is to go over every item of her property with her, and see that she finds it all right. – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli
  6. The heaviest item on our sleds was the fish for the dogs. – By Canoe and Dog-Train by Egerton Ryerson Young
  7. The very last article in the volume is an item headed, Fourier and Swedenborg, in which Mr. Charming says: I have great pleasure in announcing another work upon Fourier and his system, from the pen of C. J. Hempel. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  8. " There's some big item around. – Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective by Ellis Parker Butler
  9. You can also advise His Excellency there'll be another item in the terms. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  10. " Mr. Wimbourne was entirely calm and self- contained," the item ended. – The Whirligig of Time by Wayland Wells Williams
  11. These birds swarm in these scrubs, and their eggs form a principal item in the daily fare of the natives during the laying season. – Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1 by Ernest Giles
  12. Tall Clemence made a dirty remark about every item that she touched. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  13. The " Pygmie" formed a somewhat remarkable item of her dowry. – A Philological Essay Concerning the Pygmies of the Ancients by Edward Tyson
  14. For years the homely item remained an ungerminating seed in my mind, then started to grow, and the story was written in two months. – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe
  15. But as it is, I wish to give them such an item as I am able to caution them for the next ten days. – Bunyan Characters First Series by Alexander Whyte
  16. It is too important an item in the general failure of Allied policy to pass over without mention. – With the "Die-Hards" in Siberia by John Ward
  17. Yes, she no longer doubted- the item referred to her and no other. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  18. No single item has so much to do with children's future attitude toward books as the appearance of their school Readers. – Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year by E.C. Hartwell
  19. But this forlorn girl, who knew so little of the great city in whose life she was such an insignificant item, felt oddly concerned in " The Yacht Mystery." – The Bartlett Mystery by Louis Tracy
  20. " Here is an interesting item from this morning's Brown," he said. – The Enchanted Canyon by Honoré Willsie Morrow