Usage examples for newness

  1. The style of such men, even when most vivacious, is never marked by geniality, by newness of turns, by imaginative combinations, by rhythmical sweeps, and especially not by freshness, of all which the fountain is originality, genius, creativeness. – Essays Æsthetical by George Calvert
  2. The dress she wore was sufficiently elegant, but had lost the gloss of newness. – Charlotte's Inheritance by M. E. Braddon
  3. She had given the southern portions her attention first and found, after the newness had worn off, that she did not care for the level, sandy stretches of half- desert land which lay so flat for miles. – Hopalong Cassidy by Clarence E. Mulford
  4. Watson's boots, he continues, had obviously been tied by a stranger; therefore he has had them off in a Turkish bath or a boot shop, and since the newness of the boots makes it unlikely that he has been buying another pair, therefore he must have been to a Turkish bath. – If I May by A. A. Milne
  5. Only a few years have passed and already almost half the wit of that wonderful play is wasted, because it all turns on the newness of a fashion that is no longer new. – George Bernard Shaw by Gilbert K. Chesterton
  6. I hope," said Angela, pink- cheeked, but once more standing firm for propriety against all the astonishing Newness-" I hope I'll know how to be a good wife- to the man I love- without going to any lectures-" " Do you think anybody on earth knows as much as that, just by intuition? – Angela's Business by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  7. It's youth,- a wonderful newness.... – The Passionate Friends by Herbert George Wells
  8. " I know it, sir, and at first the very newness and strangeness of everything delighted me. – Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero by F. Hopkinson Smith
  9. The newness of the undertaking is all the hazard. – The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18) The Duke of Guise; Albion and Albanius; Don Sebastian by John Dryden
  10. You have the newness, the promise, the unwasted vigor of childhood,- gifts so great that Christ enjoined it upon holy men to recover, if they had lost them. – Modern Society by Julia Ward Howe
  11. It could not be denied that his love for his home and his family made a strong impression on her, and there was a great attraction in the newness of it all; but behind this feeling lay one of wrong- doing towards her parents, her dear, kind parents. – The Bridal March; One Day by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
  12. Perhaps he imagined that the newness of William's power in England might incline him to wish for the protection of Rome, and make him willing to purchase it by an act of vassalage: but it was evincing a very false idea of the state of this conqueror's affairs, his power, his character, and his ascendancy over his new subjects. – The Power Of The Popes by Pierre Claude François Daunou
  13. Upon a path which ran in front of the little piazza there appeared two persons- one, an elderly gentleman, with gray side- whiskers and a pale face, attired in clothes with such an appearance of newness that it might well have been supposed this was the first time he had worn them; the other, a young lady, rather small in stature, but extremely pleasant to look upon. – A Bicycle of Cathay by Frank R. Stockton
  14. " I say," he said slowly, as he struggled with the newness of the idea, " you mean- do you mean? – The Story of Louie by Oliver Onions
  15. He glided, keeping the Hawk in sight, thoughts racing, feeling the newness, the power, the wonder of Freedom of Shape. – Keep Your Shape by Robert Sheckley
  16. There was a strange smell of varnish, too, that added much to the feeling of newness. – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith
  17. Except the newness there was no difference between them whatever. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  18. That public asked, not new stories, but newness of effect because old stories which were almost fixed subjects for their dramatists were given individuality of treatment. – Dramatic Technique by George Pierce Baker
  19. The man's face expressed such amazement that Cyril hastened to remark that the box was intended for a bride who did not wish to be identified as such by the newness of her baggage. – Who? by Elizabeth Kent
  20. So following on these lines you will find that Rest and Power are identical; and so you get the real New Thought which grows in Newness every day. – The Creative Process in the Individual by Thomas Troward