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Quotes of onwards

  1. As to the effect of the wave on the air, we will suppose the water to be quite flat and the air motionless, a heavy undulation comes on the scene, it has to pass, so it pushes the air up with its face, letting it fall again as its back glides onwards – Lawrence Hargrave
  2. Not to expose your true feelings to an adult seems to be instinctive from the age of seven or eight onwards – George Orwell
  3. In and after 1964 when I began to concern myself with the biological issues, and particularly from 1967 onwards the extent of the problems over which I felt uneasy increased to such a point that in 1968 I felt a compelling urge to make my views public. – Andrei Sakharov
  4. The Blues scene now is international. In the '50s it was purely something that you would hear in black clubs, played by black musicians, especially in America. But from the '60s onwards it changed. – Mick Taylor

Usage examples for onwards

  1. I put spurs to my horse, and dashed fiercely onwards – Pelham, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009
  2. Our horses, in top condition, no sooner felt the spur than they bounded madly onwards – Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2) by Charles Lever
  3. Onwards through the forest, onwards through the forest, onwards through the forest; we see a river. – Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2) by George Grey
  4. From now onwards therefore one fifth of Ambles will belong to James and Beatrice, one fifth to George, Eleanor, Bertram, and Viola, and one fifth to Hilda and Harold, one fifth to Edith, Laurence, and Frida, and one fifth to Hugh. – Poor Relations by Compton Mackenzie
  5. From that day onwards she began to recover, and in a month's time she was able to run about. – The Blue Rose Fairy Book by Maurice Baring
  6. He had spurred onwards towards Trent? – Clementina by A.E.W. Mason
  7. Lieutenant Johnson stamped impatiently at last as the sun was descending behind the trees, and still the Malay pointed onwards – Middy and Ensign by G. Manville Fenn
  8. The little dog, delighted in a new adventure, yapped ecstatically at her heels, and then bounded onwards to meet the Inspector and the handcart. – The Lion's Share by E. Arnold Bennett
  9. The others but sped onwards the faster, however. – Annie o' the Banks o' Dee by Gordon Stables
  10. Some time is occupied by the folding, and putting into the barrel, pieces of paper, inscribed with the numbers, from one onwards – Walks in Rome by Augustus J.C. Hare
  11. I now rush straight onwards never again to turn back. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  12. From this point onwards we must take notice of a clearly determined and very surprising antagonism which philology has great cause to regret. – Homer and Classical Philology by Friedrich Nietzsche
  13. From that time onwards when riding on the plain, I was always on the look- out for it, and as a rule I found three or four plants in a season, but never more than one at any spot. – Far Away and Long Ago by W. H. Hudson
  14. Let them not be content with what they had gained, but still press onwards – Esoteric Christianity, or The Lesser Mysteries by Annie Besant
  15. He had never before been alone in the desert at night, and the strangeness of it gripped him by the throat as he strode steadily onwards – Afterwards by Kathlyn Rhodes
  16. Some of these bergs were of great size, and in proceeding onwards they passed so close to the fort that the inhabitants feared more than once that a falling pinnacle might descend on the stores, which were built near to the water's edge, and crush them. – Ungava by R.M. Ballantyne
  17. From this time onwards it is, as it had been before, the unfortunate symbol of successful rebellion. – The Historic Thames by Hilaire Belloc
  18. They, however, came unexpectedly; and, such was the chance, reached Valleggio after the French army had pursued the Austrians through it and onwards and, at the moment when Buonaparte and a few friends, considering the work of the day to be over, and this village as altogether in the rear of both armies, were about to sit down to dinner in security. – The History of Napoleon Buonaparte by John Gibson Lockhart
  19. We fell in with most of them while we were on the march, so that we proceeded onwards and saw them no more; while the few who on rare occasions visited us at our camp in the evening, were always friendly. – Twice Lost by W.H.G. Kingston
  20. It has often been shown how our latest constitution is, amidst all external differences, essentially the same as our earliest, how every struggle for right and freedom, from the thirteenth century onwards has simply been a struggle for recovering something old. – A Lecture on the Study of History by Lord Acton

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