Usage examples for Occasioned

  1. It had not escaped the notice of Oonamoo and O'Hara, that a white man was among the pursuers, and it occasioned considerable speculation upon the part of the latter. – The Riflemen of the Miami by Edward S. Ellis
  2. As for Fouquet, a perfect politician, that is to say, complete master of himself, he had already, by the energy of his own resolute will, contrived to remove from his face all traces of the emotion which Aramis's revelation had occasioned. – Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
  3. Calphopolos retired inside the men's tent, prepared to make up for the loss of sleep occasioned by anxious nights. – By Desert Ways to Baghdad by Louisa Jebb
  4. Taking into account the delay occasioned by the Ki- Tsang affair that will make thirteen days from the start from Uzun Ada. – The Adventures of a Special Correspondent by Jules Verne
  5. I can not now think that my mother and sister were wrong to be anxious, disturbed, alarmed, even angry with the lady who occasioned them such discomfort. – The King's Mirror by Anthony Hope
  6. It served, also, to explain, by supernatural evidence, the cause of those sounds, and of that appearance which had been there observed, but which were, in reality, occasioned only by the marquis. – A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe
  7. Martin took him by the shoulders and roughly turned him out of doors; which occasioned great scandal and a law- suit. – Candide by Voltaire Commentator: Philip Littell
  8. Grief for the humiliation of her country occasioned her death; joy and pride in the victory of her country would, if possible, have reawakened her from the dead. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  9. We could not discover what occasioned the difference in their captivity. – New observations on the natural history of bees by Francis Huber
  10. I quite agree that an increased value of particular commodities occasioned by demand has a tendency to occasion an increased circulation, but always in consequence of the cheapness of some other commodities. – Letters of David Ricardo to Thomas Robert Malthus, 1810-1823 by David Ricardo
  11. This falling short has been occasioned by the failure to recognize an Eternal Principle at the back of the particular statements- in a word the failure to see what they were talking about. – The Creative Process in the Individual by Thomas Troward
  12. Again he writes: Thy letter occasioned joy and sorrow. – Isaac T. Hopper by L. Maria Child
  13. Chantonnay was not aware that any thing but the alleged motives had occasioned the journey, nor did he know that his brother would perhaps have omitted to visit their common parent for nineteen years longer had he not received the royal order to leave the Netherlands. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1563-64 by John Lothrop Motley
  14. He was ashamed to betray the resentments thus occasioned, and his silence widened the separation more than any protest could have done.... – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  15. As it was, none of them had received any hurt beyond the fright which the strange intruder had occasioned them. – The Boy Slaves by Mayne Reid
  16. The excitement occasioned by the events of the previous night was probably a little damaged by the knowledge that Mr. Gilmore was coming. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  17. But it occasioned them no small amount of surprise that the young gentleman was not in attendance on the beautiful lady at the celebration. – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  18. The fact that Brown had been able to find common ground with Catholic and French- Canadian members had occasioned surprise and anxiety. – George Brown by John Lewis