Usage examples for natures

  1. There have been broader and more catholic natures, but few so towering and audacious in expression and so rich in characteristic traits. – Birds and Poets by John Burroughs
  2. It is in times of sickness and sore distress that the best feelings in our natures are roused. – The Second String by Nat Gould
  3. A few individuals, who, unknown to each other, under different disciplines of life, reacting from different social evils, but aiming at the same object,- of being wholly true to their natures as men and women- have been made acquainted with one another, and have determined to become the Faculty of the Embryo University. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  4. God made the animals to follow their natures each after its kind, and to do each what it liked, without sin. – The Good News of God by Charles Kingsley
  5. Such natures, in the painful effort to reconcile apparent antagonism and read themselves, forget that they are not full grown. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  6. Either I see all the hidden weakness that's in men's natures, and bring it to the surface in their figures, or else I put my own weakness into them. – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  7. Some few natures it leaves untouched- but they are precious few. – A Daughter of the Vine by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  8. It is only to the finest natures, it should be remembered, that age gives an added beauty and distinction; for the most persistent self has then worked its way to the surface, having modified the expression, and to some extent the features, to its own likeness. – George Eliot by Mathilde Blind
  9. Especially I am never tired of examining most carefully the different natures of plants. – Henry of Ofterdingen: A Romance. by Friedrich von Hardenberg
  10. Let them follow their natures! – Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face by Charles Kingsley
  11. In a word she was one of those lovely natures that need but to recognize the eternal to fly to it straight; but on the other hand such natures are in general very hard to wake to a recognition of the unseen. – Weighed and Wanting by George MacDonald
  12. Only natures of true worth are 'refined by the furnace of affliction, ' to my observation- Aunt Martha evidently deserved not the youthful scorn I felt for her. – Donald McElroy, Scotch Irishman by Willie Walker Caldwell
  13. So it always is with proud and lofty natures. – The Man-Wolf and Other Tales by Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian
  14. All ignorant natures seek a leader; all servants like to be commanded by a strong, honest, fair, judicious mistress. – Manners and Social Usages by Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood
  15. We find our position in life according to the specific gravity of our moral and intellectual natures. – The Last Harvest by John Burroughs
  16. There are men no doubt whose natures are proof against kindness and consideration, but my experience is that they are few and far between. – Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland by Joseph Tatlow
  17. It does not follow that because such natures see so clearly that they act with less pain than others. – The Redemption of David Corson by Charles Frederic Goss
  18. Such simple, loving natures as Katy Charlton's can not feel for self. – The Mystery of Metropolisville by Edward Eggleston
  19. What a miserable estate then are these souls in, that be in their own natures in the open fields without this city! – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  20. His officers saw the change in Noll, and tried to hide it or deny it as their natures prompted. – The Sea Bride by Ben Ames Williams