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Definitions of lecturing

  1. The act of one who lectures.

Usage examples for lecturing

  1. Concord, 30 April, 1847. Prospect of lecturing in England. – The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872, Vol II. by Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson
  2. " Betty, I do not wish you to think I am lecturing you," said the Colonel's wife. – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  3. Conny made a little face, and continued in the same lecturing tone. – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  4. " But you may add, at the same time, sir, if you please," dryly remarked Mr. Jarvis, " that it is occupied by an old man, who has been preaching and lecturing all his life; and, like others of the trade, I believe, in vain." – Precaution by James Fenimore Cooper
  5. I have often heard you lecturing Audrey on her impulsiveness and want of common- sense. – Lover or Friend by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  6. As I was returning from a lecturing tour in the south during this time, an old Scotch farm- wife came into the carriage where I had been knitting in solitude. – An Autobiography by Catherine Helen Spence
  7. So Jooly goes about the world lecturing on women's employment, and pointing out to the public and the administration many ways in which women may be profitably employed and paid. – The Vultures by Henry Seton Merriman
  8. Of course it was all up with his lecturing; but he easily obtained a release for the summer term from the sympathetic Duke of Weimar. – The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller by Calvin Thomas
  9. We have had a letter from Mr. Horne, who appears happy, and speaks of his success in lecturing on Ireland, and of a new novel which he is about to publish in a separate form after having printed it in a magazine. – The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2) by Frederic G. Kenyon
  10. No more lecturing from W. J., thank you! – The Letters of William James, Vol. II by William James
  11. A School Board officer, he was for a time prohibited from lecturing on Sunday. – A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
  12. We all get old sometime, and listen to little virtuous women lecturing us on logic." – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  13. These convents were attended not only by the nuns but by outside pupils also; and, at the request of the convents, Mr. Cole has visited them twice a year, lecturing and giving advice upon designs for lace. – Reviews by Oscar Wilde
  14. You saw how long we were away from you; well, he was lecturing me all the time, only think; and now you are going to tell it me all over again. – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  15. " I don't know," replied Mary, " unless you could make Miss Cunningham less angry; she will scarcely speak to me now, and your cousin Margaret has taken her part; and Hester Stanley declares I was very rude, and has been quite lecturing me this morning, and Julia only laughs, and your cousin Dora says it does not signify." – Amy Herbert by Elizabeth Sewell
  16. Then he attended lectures at the Sorbonne where Villemain, Guizot, and Cousin were lecturing, and heard them, as his sister tells us, enthusiastically, though there are probably no three writers of any considerable repute in the history of French literature who stand further apart from Balzac. – The Human Comedy Introductions and Appendix by Honore de Balzac Commentator: George Saintsbury
  17. It was very seldom, indeed, that he took upon himself the labour of lecturing her, or that he gave her even as much counsel as he had given now. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  18. But now I am lecturing. – Letters to His Friends by Forbes Robinson
  19. Even I, ignorant as you pronounce me, have heard of your lecturing on a thirteenth- century village. – The Coming of the Friars by Augustus Jessopp
  20. He was going to the South of France for the winter, and was then coming back to his sister's flat in London, while she went for a lecturing tour in the United States. – Joanna Godden by Sheila Kaye-Smith
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