Usage examples for outward

  1. He did not answer at once; he strode for a long time in silence, and then he spoke: " There are bad people everywhere, and some of them carry the outward form of the cross, but it is made of light paper and not of heavy wood. – Bolanyo by Opie Percival Read
  2. If Cynthia's heart ached at times, as it had done amongst the trees of Fontainebleau, for a life struck to fire by passion, she gave no outward sign of her pain. – The Turnstile by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  3. As Kennedy carefully bent outward the section of the tank which he had cut, he quickly reached down and lifted Elaine, unconscious, out of the water. – The Exploits of Elaine by Arthur B. Reeve
  4. It tells what faith is in its outward working, the part the crowd sees. – Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation by S. D. Gordon
  5. The angry eyes looked steadily outward; the lips were firmly closed. – The Children of Wilton Chase by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  6. Second, this state of mind is outward- pointing: it has a reference beyond itself, a reference to the order of things outside us. – Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto
  7. The first great change I could wish to make in America, would be to see a juster appreciation of the substance, and less importance attached to outward forms, in moral things. – Recollections of Europe by J. Fenimore Cooper
  8. Her indifference would not make any outward change in him. – A Vanished Hand by Sarah Doudney
  9. Mrs. Busby had drawn her shawl closer round her; that was all the outward gesture. – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  10. If the husband is not careful to pay her outward respect, let it not be supposed that his son will set him the example. – A New Atmosphere by Gail Hamilton
  11. It was a large door that swung outward, and it occupied one half of one side of the room. – Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective by Ellis Parker Butler
  12. How lovely was every outward thing! – Words of Cheer for the Tempted, the Toiling, and the Sorrowing by T. S. Arthur
  13. It may be the outward and direct effect of one human being upon another, or the result of unconscious influence. – Browning and the Dramatic Monologue by S. S. Curry
  14. To the outward eye it was nothing very startling. – The Necromancers by Robert Hugh Benson
  15. There were certainly reeds in abundance, but we wanted some sort of timbers for the support of the outward covering. – Twenty-Five Years in the Rifle Brigade by William Surtees
  16. Criticism was outward, and of the form merely. – Literary and General Lectures and Essays by Charles Kingsley
  17. Moreover, although he was not afraid of the outward effect of taking much wine at dinner, he was obliged to be abstemious. – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking
  18. Out of the night it came, that sudden terrific revelation of what is going on everywhere beneath the outward calm of this nation of heroes. – A Woman's Experience in the Great War by Louise Mack
  19. Sinners, look to your hands, and your outward man, and learn from them to know your hearts. – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  20. No one would have suspected from his outward appearance what thoughts were going on in his mind, but if they had, they would have been astonished. – Bert Wilson's Fadeaway Ball by J. W. Duffield