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Usage examples for novelty

  1. There is no need to leave the Word long since heard in order to get novelty. – The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon by Alexander Maclaren
  2. To be called beautiful was a novelty in his experience. – Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank Baum.
  3. He felt her rebellion and it was a novelty for him. – Corpus of a Siam Mosquito by Steven Sills
  4. Time only can show whether this novelty will become a standard variety, but at present the plants are in great demand. – Success With Small Fruits by E. P. Roe
  5. O the height and depth of novelty and worth in any art! – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  6. I say interesting, on account of its novelty to me, though it had no novelty for the people, as such cases are of frequent occurrence. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  7. A ball at Herst is such a novelty, that the county to a man declare their intention of being present at it. – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  8. The novelty and solemnity of the scene awed her. – The Adventures of Sally by P. G. Wodehouse
  9. Everything was full of novelty and excitement. – Hudson Bay by R.M. Ballantyne
  10. There was novelty in the thought. – The Mormon Prophet by Lily Dougall
  11. The young girl obeyed with alacrity, and was almost trembling with excitement, to which fear as well as the novelty of the scene contributed not a little. – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  12. Had the novelty worn off? – Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3 by Collected and Arranged by Francis J. Reynolds
  13. But the novelty of being up- stairs in Mary's house made Sally forget the cause of her being there. – Clover and Blue Grass by Eliza Calvert Hall
  14. Still there was an air of independence about it, and we felt a confidence in our own energies and resources that made the novelty of our position rather agreeable than otherwise. – The Bushman Life in a New Country by Edward Wilson Landor
  15. He hasn't a fickle nature; he doesn't seek for variety and novelty. – The Twelfth Hour by Ada Leverson
  16. They must be always running after some novelty or other.... – The Necromancers by Robert Hugh Benson
  17. The city guests enjoyed it all because to them it was so great a novelty. – Entertaining Made Easy by Emily Rose Burt
  18. Many young persons begin things with enthusiasm, but drop them when the novelty has worn off. – Increasing-Human-Efficiency-in-Business-a-contribution-to-the-psychology-of-business by Scott, Walter Dill
  19. I am all anxiety to know what this attractive novelty was. – Amos Huntingdon by T.P. Wilson
  20. The arrangements included a novelty which offered a very brilliant prospect to the party, and excited the imagination even of the older ones to the highest pitch. – Haste and Waste by Oliver Optic
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