Usage examples for marking

  1. The archipelago consists of some six hundred islands that might find marking on an ordinary map of the world. – The Story of Magellan and The Discovery of the Philippines by Hezekiah Butterworth
  2. His spirits rose as the engine, marking perfect time, carried them along the quiet roads. – K by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  3. By and by we shall stand here together, listening to the river, marking the wind in the trees. – Audrey by Mary Johnston
  4. The precise marking the shadowy boundaries of a complex government. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  5. He did not mean to startle her with an abrupt proposal here, in the very eye of observation, but to advance toward the object by slow approaches, marking well the effect of his words, and receding the moment he saw that, in beginning to comprehend him, her mind showed repulsion or marked disturbance. – After the Storm by T. S. Arthur
  6. Next, horizontal lines are drawn across the data sheets marking the beginning and the end of each even hour of observation, as 8 P. M.- 9 P. M., 9 P. M.- 10 P. M., etc. – A Quantitative Study of the Nocturnal Migration of Birds. Vol.3 No.2 by George H. Lowery.
  7. And no work promises to be easily popular where the marking is not definite and the choice clear. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  8. For weeks the skipper and Clancy had been marking the Johnnie's sheets so that in an emergency they could whip her into her best sailing in no time. – The Seiners by James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
  9. The manager of the sawmill was, however, marking trees in the bush, and, as Weston had to wait some time before he learned that no more hands were wanted, it was evening before he reached the little wooden hotel where he had left his comrade. – The Gold Trail by Harold Bindloss
  10. Just as soon as the torpedo leaves the submarine, a wake, clearly marking its progress, appears upon the surface of the water. – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick
  11. In the morning, when I was marking our day's march upon the map, Morhange came toward me. – Atlantida by Pierre Benoit
  12. So, in the new life that she was marking out, was she now unconsciously reflecting in herself the life of her mother before her. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  13. With young Herbert's injurious narrative fresh in his mind, Noble quickened his steps; but as he reached the farther fence post, marking the southward limit of Mr. Atwater's property, he halted short, startled beautifully. – Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington
  14. I then had my baggage checked on to Niagara, a custom- house officer on board marking all the pieces intended only to pass through Canada, thereby avoiding examination. – A Boy's Voyage Round the World by The Son of Samuel Smiles
  15. Accomplish a little something while I'm marking time. – The Brown Study by Grace S. Richmond
  16. This is a larger animal than P. pardicolor, and is distinguished from it by its larger marking. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale
  17. I was in the habit of marking the price I would pay on each sketch. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin