Usage examples for manipulation

  1. The famous iron pillar at the Kutb, near Delhi, indicates an amount of skill in the manipulation of a large mass of wrought iron which has been the marvel of all who have endeavoured to account for it. – Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official by William Sleeman
  2. There are hosts of little capitalists and business men who deal in land and produce goods with machinery, but the men who make the real fortunes and dominate the modern world are those who control credit, and whose business is, not the production of anything, but speculation and the manipulation of markets. – The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society by Upton Sinclair
  3. The thing must have undergone careful manipulation to be thus condensed into a small volume, like a fowl in the hands of the cook, and, above all, to be so completely deprived of its furry coat. – The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles by Jean Henri Fabre
  4. After washing as stated above, bandage the tail with a clean cloth; have an assistant hold up the womb and the operator use gentle manipulation and pressure with clean hands; this perhaps is the best method of replacing the womb. – The Veterinarian by Chas. J. Korinek
  5. This is one of the kind, and needs the most delicate manipulation." – The Lone Ranche by Captain Mayne Reid
  6. He had unusual keenness of the senses, delicacy of manipulation, and noteworthy artistic skill. – Herbert Spencer by J. Arthur Thomson
  7. What was more easy than to effect the change by the manipulation of their food? – Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877 by James Kennedy
  8. So stupendous a control of power, so gigantic a manipulation of cosmic forces, so annihilating a possession of the greatest secrets of the universe, was an unheard- of concentration of energy and knowledge of stellar mechanics. – Raiders of the Universes by Donald Wandrei
  9. The manipulation of such masses of metal as composed these gates demanded peculiar machines; accordingly, Messrs. – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
  10. M " Manipulation," of values and prices, 575ff. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  11. Manipulation discovered nothing wrong with the collar- bone and ribs. – The Silent Places by Steward Edward White
  12. Neurotherapy While the exponents of the above systems of spinal manipulation differ widely in their theories as to the cause of disease and the means of removing such cause, their methods of treatment furnish considerable evidence of satisfactory results. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  13. Elaine, no less industriously, was hotly assailing the creepers, held firmly down with heavy rocks, to make their manipulation easy. – As It Was in the Beginning by Philip Verrill Mighels
  14. Moreover, a dexterous manipulation of the position improved matters. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  15. The utmost caution and rapidity of manipulation of the boat was necessary to avoid his maddened 15 rush, but this gigantic energy was short- lived. – Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year by E.C. Hartwell