Usage examples for maintained

  1. He maintained his calm tone of mild authority. – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  2. " We have too much and too long maintained a good policy," said Guizot afterward. – The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17 by Charles Francis Horne
  3. Now, however, that war has permitted the use of such remedies, physicians have found that they can, to advantage, force the patients to will and that once the will has been recalled into action, its energy can be maintained. – Health Through Will Power by James J. Walsh
  4. Have I not maintained you, and put it in your power to maintain your family? – Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences by Arthur L. Hayward
  5. The air pressure in the tube is still maintained while the rod is drawn away as shown by i. – A Handbook of Laboratory Glass-Blowing by Bernard D. Bolas
  6. How is the unity maintained? – Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto
  7. Rose maintained her point. – A Houseful of Girls by Sarah Tytler
  8. So he maintained himself by teaching Hebrew, Latin, Greek, and French, and by writing. – Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ by Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
  9. " I take my stand on fact, not theory," stoutly maintained Sir Charles, " and I am satisfied I am right." – The Rome Express by Arthur Griffiths
  10. Something like an opposite argument, but with a like view, had been maintained by others on this subject. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839) by Thomas Clarkson
  11. In the meantime they were maintained without any charge to him, and were kept under an excellent discipline to which he could not have ventured to subject them. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  12. The Society regularly maintained missionary churches and missionary priests throughout the colonies. – The Development of Religious Liberty in Connecticut by M. Louise Greene, Ph. D.
  13. I have had but the slightest experience with children, but there could be no doubt of this if its figure was to be maintained. – Ruggles of Red Gap by Harry Leon Wilson
  14. Nearly all that day we maintained a line of battle confronting the pursuing enemy. – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe
  15. Block maintained his attitude of silent protest. – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  16. It is not maintained that credit needs to be based on physical goods, but it is maintained that credit is based on values, which are generally not the value of a sum of gold. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  17. It maintained what it found. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  18. Let baby absolutely alone while sleeping, and let this rule be maintained even if some important guest must be disappointed. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
  19. " But I do," Brinnaria maintained; " I do not feel safe with Calvaster anywhere about." – The Unwilling Vestal by Edward Lucas White
  20. I actually heard this argument maintained on board the steamer which brought me back to France. – The Roman Question by Edmond About