Quotes of lengthy

  1. Knowing what I knew about Russia, as much as I loved the music and was fascinated by the songs and the whole idea of it, I knew it would be a very lengthy and frustrating process. – Marc Almond
  2. As more information becomes available, and the magnitude of the storm's impact becomes even more apparent, it becomes clear that this recovery will be lengthy – Jo Bonner
  3. I've had lengthy discussions with European farm leaders. It is clear they have an agricultural strategy to support their producers and gain dominance in world agricultural trade. They're gaining markets the old -fashioned way- they're buying them. – Kent Conrad
  4. I've had too lengthy a career and coached too many players to make a choice. – Chuck Daly
  5. The advanced levels which the democratic world has attained at the end of lengthy processes may have created the perception in the region that democracy is a distant concept; this perception can be addressed. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan
  6. When I speak of "cycles," I am referring to lengthy intervals of relative homogeneity, if not in the resolving of problems, than at least with respect to the consistency of their capacity to productively irritate. – Brian Ferneyhough
  7. The testimony and the documentary evidence produced by the Government demonstrate that the Bell System had violated the antitrust laws in a number of ways over a lengthy period of time. – Harold H. Greene
  8. Whatever universe a professor believes in must at any rate be a universe that lends itself to lengthy discourse. A universe definable in two sentences is something for which the professorial intellect has no use. No faith in anything of that cheap kind! – William James
  9. The first recipe for happiness is: Avoid too lengthy meditation on the past. – Andre Maurois
  10. The notes I have made are not a diary in the ordinary sense, but partly lengthy records of my spiritual experiences, and partly poems in prose. – Edvard Munch
  11. But when you're deprived of it for a lengthy period then you value human companionship. But you have to survive and so you devise all kinds of mental exercises and it's amazing. – Wole Soyinka

Usage examples for lengthy

  1. " I wish I had a way to get into Corbin," she remarked when he had finished his lengthy account. – Danger at the Drawbridge by Mildred A. Wirt
  2. After a lengthy examination, he pushed the box back with a firm hand. – Andrea Delfin by Paul Heyse
  3. In spite of his weariness, Burke's preparations for bed were both lengthy and luxurious- he had forgotten what absolute content lay in plenty of space, towels, and hot water, to say nothing of soap that was in its proper place, and did not have to be fished out of a baby- basket or a kitchen sink. – The Road to Understanding by Eleanor H. Porter
  4. But those two miles appeared more lengthy than the whole journey. – Roughing it in the Bush by Susanna Moodie
  5. After a rather lengthy conversation, the guardian of the peace turned to the watchman. – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  6. And yet the result is always the same in the end; when he has finished his lengthy research among the furniture of the lives that are to be evoked, he has created a scene in which action will move as rapidly as he chooses, without losing any of its due emphasis. – The Craft of Fiction by Percy Lubbock
  7. But a few months were destined to disclose A lengthy list of what some think are woes. – The Emigrant Mechanic and Other Tales In Verse Together With Numerous Songs Upon Canadian Subjects by Thomas Cowherd
  8. He was approached by two men at the Tuileries, who proposed to him, after a rather lengthy conversation regarding his poverty, to free himself from his distress by obtaining admission, under favour of his skill in painting, into Lecouvreur's house, and persuading her to eat some lozenges, which would be given him. – Queens of the French Stage by H. Noel Williams
  9. This phase of the subject is too well known to require lengthy consideration in this book, and is more properly the subject of the many books devoted to this special phase of mental power. – Genuine Mediumship or The Invisible Powers by Bhakta Vishita
  10. The talk was lengthy but very interesting. – Free from School by Rahul Alvares
  11. " My Dear Fritz,- There must, of course, be some important reason for my sitting here in the middle of the night writing you a lengthy epistle which must be sent to the post at dawn, that you may receive it tomorrow evening. – Quicksands by Adolph Streckfuss
  12. He had about concluded a lengthy discourse as to the management of boys, bad boys in particular, and as usual concluded by relating for the hundredth time, how he managed his boys. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  13. It seems to me that as explanations may be lengthy and this room is very cold, we would do well to go up to my room, where there is a fire. – Seven Keys to Baldpate by Earl Derr Biggers
  14. Those who were able to stand against the fatigue, were hardy enough to stand against anything; and, in order to give them the benefit of a lengthy training, he refused to accept battle until a convenient opportunity. – The Comic History of Rome by Gilbert Abbott Becket
  15. This place of his is not prepared for a lengthy or luxurious residence; but as I have said, there is a house. – It Happened in Egypt by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  16. Although the subject is too involved for any lengthy discussion here, a few points bearing on the nature of the Trust deserve attention. – Problems of Poverty by John A. Hobson
  17. It grew upon his hands into a lengthy and elaborate work. – Fletcher of Madeley by Frederic W. Macdonald
  18. " That, gentlemen, is my exact financial position, as far as I know it," said John Royce Pederstone, after a lengthy explanation. – The Spoilers of the Valley by Robert Watson
  19. The work already on his hands would occupy him for some time, and a lengthy absence might prejudice him with Helen. – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss