Definitions of Occurring

  1. of Occur

Usage examples for Occurring

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. " Sleep, when things like this are occurring – The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. He remained some weeks longer under his father's roof, without any very important event occurring to him; and, in the mean time, we must beg leave to fly back again to Lisbon. – The Prime Minister by W.H.G. Kingston
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. This semi- courteous tolerance, on the part of Captain Scarthe's followers towards their involuntary host- unlike the character of the former, as it was unexpected by the latter- requires some explanation; which the conversation between Scarthe himself and his cornet, occurring at that very moment, will supply. – The White Gauntlet by Mayne Reid
  12. There was evidence of this in the events occurring in the south. – The Story of Russia by R. Van Bergen
  13. 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
  14. Indeed, neither boy was fully aware of the events which were occurring until at last they were somehow brought on board the lake boat. – The Go Ahead Boys on Smugglers' Island by Ross Kay
  15. 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
  16. There may, possibly, be others not occurring to me. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  17. For other titles, occurring but once or twice, the reader must be referred to the commentaries. – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows
  18. 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
  19. Meanwhile, what was occurring to others, in other scenes and among other surroundings? – What Answer? by Anna E. Dickinson
  20. 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