Usage examples for Non

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Now these forces are political as well as non- political. – The Constitutional Development of Japan 1863-1881 by Toyokichi Iyenaga
  4. Bat shook his head: Non- not yet. – Prairie Flowers by James B. Hendryx
  5. 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
  6. " That, also, is possible," she answered non- committally. – The Vision of Desire by Margaret Pedler
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. You mak' write on de papaire- non? – The Gun-Brand by James B. Hendryx
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. " 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
  15. 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
  16. 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)
  17. " Non, perhaps non," she answered, with a French shrug. – The Golden Bird by Maria Thompson Daviess
  18. 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
  19. I mean the right of ejectment, pure and simple, for non- payment of rent. – The New Irish Constitution by J. H. Morgan
  20. Not non omnia possumus. – The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wright