Usage examples for origin

  1. " Yes, dear," she murmured with a half childlike pleasure, that lit up her face and eyes so innocently that it stopped any minute investigation into its origin and real meaning. – A Millionaire of Rough-and-Ready by Bret Harte
  2. As will shortly be seen, I take a different view of its origin. – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  3. Repartimientos, origin of: opposition of Don Diego Columbus to the. – The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Vol. II) by Washington Irving
  4. I mention our own, because it is doubted whether he was French or English, for we cannot trace him back to his origin. – The Pirates Own Book by Charles Ellms
  5. Having informed the reader that Ellen Juvarna was mother of Nicholas, whom she bore unto Marston, we will now draw aside the veil, that he may know her real origin and be the better prepared to appreciate the fate of her child. – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams
  6. Eucken is unwilling to speculate as to the origin or the goal of this. – An Interpretation of Rudolf Eucken's Philosophy by W. Tudor Jones
  7. Its origin is curious.. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck
  8. These two classes of sensations differ in their purpose in the body as well as in the manner of their origin. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  9. The origin of these furrows is a difficult question to solve. – The Moon-Voyage by Jules Verne
  10. He had absolutely no knowledge of Crozier's origin and past; but he was in a position to find it out if Crozier told the truth on oath, and he was sure he would. – You Never Know Your Luck, Complete Being The Story Of A Matrimonial Deserter by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  11. Fanny betrayed in her face the Italian origin of her father. – Night and Morning, Volume 3 by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  12. None knew anything of her origin or name, not even the old woman. – Ernest Maltravers, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  13. This is the origin of the orange- tree. – Philippine Folk-Tales by Clara Kern Bayliss, Berton L. Maxfield, W. H. Millington, Fletcher Gardner, Laura Watson Benedict
  14. I suspect that it is of Spanish origin. – Philippine Folk-Tales by Clara Kern Bayliss, Berton L. Maxfield, W. H. Millington, Fletcher Gardner, Laura Watson Benedict
  15. The explanation is of course that the English returns do not always show the actual place of origin. – Are we Ruined by the Germans? by Harold Cox
  16. Well, one mustn't be too particular about these little questions of origin in an Asiatic city. – The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The by Grant Allen
  17. The origin of some is evident, but the origin of others will probably never be known. – The Hindu-Arabic Numerals by David Eugene Smith Louis Charles Karpinski
  18. No, it has another origin. – Adventures of a Young Naturalist by Lucien Biart
  19. I don't wish my gypsy origin to be known in the Gentile world. – Red Money by Fergus Hume