Usage examples for Non

  1. He had no idea as to the necessity or non- necessity of any measure whatever in reference to the well- being of the country. – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  2. There is no point the non- Italian Episcopate with the foreign Cardinals and the Great Powers, are so united upon as throwing open the Curia and the Sacred College to foreigners. – Letters From Rome on the Council by Johann Joseph Ignaz von Döllinger
  3. And when we say they are non- rational causes, we do not mean that they are non- reasonable or unreasonable. – The Faith of the Millions (2nd series) by George Tyrrell
  4. Now these forces are political as well as non- political. – The Constitutional Development of Japan 1863-1881 by Toyokichi Iyenaga
  5. After this, we think, it must be allowed, that a cook, like a poet, nascitur, non fit. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  6. We had still a long journey before us; but at length the anxiety which my uncle and aunt had been so long suffering on account of the non- appearance of their children was relieved by our safe arrival at their farm. – In the Wilds of Africa by W.H.G. Kingston
  7. I cannot, as long as my eyes are open, yield to the modern theory of the equality- indeed of the non- existence- of races. – The Ancien Regime by Charles Kingsley
  8. Bat shook his head: Non- not yet. – Prairie Flowers by James B. Hendryx
  9. I mean the right of ejectment, pure and simple, for non- payment of rent. – The New Irish Constitution by J. H. Morgan
  10. " Non, perhaps non," she answered, with a French shrug. – The Golden Bird by Maria Thompson Daviess
  11. " Yet," said I, " if you teach the nation non- resistance, what would become of the armies of France?" – The Maids of Paradise by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
  12. It is the one claim I have upon posterity that I am the first non- politician who ever became Prime Minister. – A People's Man by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  13. We had to forgive his non- appearance that time, as there was such a storm that we could not, in any case, have passed the surf. – Southern Arabia by Theodore Bent Mabel Bent
  14. " That, also, is possible," she answered non- committally. – The Vision of Desire by Margaret Pedler
  15. Not non omnia possumus. – The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wright
  16. You mak' write on de papaire- non? – The Gun-Brand by James B. Hendryx
  17. Elegans " nascitur, non fit." – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  18. Indeed, it seldom occurred to any Christian of Christopher Columbus's day that a non- Christian, and especially a savage one, had the same human instincts as a Christian, and that he would have preferred staying in his own land and with his own family. – Christopher Columbus by Mildred Stapley
  19. But I say that non- interference is the rule, and interference the exception. – Maxims And Opinions Of Field-Marshal His Grace The Duke Of Wellington, Selected From His Writings And Speeches During A Public Life Of More Than Half A Century by Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
  20. And again I say, if, I, under circumstances like these, could encounter and overcome this task, is there, can there be, in the whole world, a youth to find an excuse for the non- performance? – Self Help by Samuel Smiles