Usage examples for newness

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Except the newness there was no difference between them whatever. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. The dress she wore was sufficiently elegant, but had lost the gloss of newness. – Charlotte's Inheritance by M. E. Braddon
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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