Usage examples for Occurring

  1. There was evidence of this in the events occurring in the south. – The Story of Russia by R. Van Bergen
  2. We have here still to make an investigation concerning the names of the three kings occurring in chap. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2 by Ernst Hengstenberg
  3. It traveled under severe weather conditions, the month being March, and snow- storms, hail and rain occurring throughout the voyage. – The Secrets of the German War Office by Dr. Armgaard Karl Graves
  4. If you read the daily papers you will see such things as this, the direct work of the saloon, are continually occurring, too common in fact to attract much attention. – Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife by Marietta Holley
  5. The Imperfect tense is that which expresses what took place, or was occurring, in time fully past: as, " I saw him yesterday, and hailed him as he was passing." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  6. So he pretended to feel no regret, and, supported by his late boon companions, represented the matter as occurring in the defence of Wildney, whom Montagu was bullying. – Eric, or Little by Little by Frederic W. Farrar
  7. There may, possibly, be others not occurring to me. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  8. Three days together seldom passed without a necessity occurring for lighting a fire in an evening. – A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench
  9. Many months elapsed before Gylippus was able to embark for Sicily, and meanwhile important events had been occurring at the seat of war. – Stories From Thucydides by H. L. Havell
  10. But, in the struggle occurring, on waking, between images and perceptions, the latter are not always victorious. – Essay on the Creative Imagination by Th. Ribot
  11. Meanwhile, what was occurring to others, in other scenes and among other surroundings? – What Answer? by Anna E. Dickinson
  12. In converse of this sort the whole of that day went by, as did the four succeeding ones, without anything occurring to interrupt their journey, but on the fifth as they entered a village they found a great number of people at the door of an inn enjoying themselves, as it was a holiday. – The History of Don Quixote, Volume II., Complete by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  13. Old Nandy evidently favoured the eighteenth- century songs, in which the characters here referred to were constantly occurring. – Charles Dickens and Music by James T. Lightwood
  14. Certain structures, regularly occurring in the lower members of the group to which man belongs, occasionally make their appearance in him, though not found in the normal human embryo; or, if present in the normal human embryo, they become developed in an abnormal manner, though this manner of development is proper to the lower members of the same group. – The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition) by Charles Darwin
  15. For other titles, occurring but once or twice, the reader must be referred to the commentaries. – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows
  16. " Sleep, when things like this are occurring! – The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  17. We start off with a wreck just occurring near a little seaside village, and how the local men rushed down to the beach to do what they could to save life. – Saved by the Lifeboat by R.M. Ballantyne