Usage examples for possession

  1. She spoke now with perfect self- possession. – The Rome Express by Arthur Griffiths
  2. We'll leave you in possession, Sir John. – The Great Miss Driver by Anthony Hope
  3. They had my passport in their possession. – A Woman's Experience in the Great War by Louise Mack
  4. We will take possession in the name of the people. – The Debs Decision by Scott Nearing
  5. Were they in your possession then? – That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green
  6. Ah, well, we shall have to make you march- you fellows in possession. – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  7. It had remained in Ansbach in the possession of the old lady who kept house for him. – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  8. It would be no more worthy the name of land, no longer fit to be called a possession! – What's Mine's Mine by George MacDonald
  9. If the Metreb are in possession, you may bet that other people will keep off. – Greenmantle by John Buchan
  10. I feared a knife, but if he had one he had not drawn it, and I was able to keep his hands too busy to allow him to get possession of it now. – Blindfolded by Earle Ashley Walcott
  11. At Belle Plain, Ware found his neighbors in possession of the place. – The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester
  12. What did the fact of Rosamund's coming to Constantinople in possession of that knowledge mean? – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  13. The possession of my heart. – Arms and the Woman by Harold MacGrath
  14. Are you sure that your comrades have not taken possession of the mountain mother? – The Story of a Mine by Bret Harte
  15. The idea that Gouache might be killed without having learned the truth began to take possession of him and caused him an annoyance he could not explain. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  16. He is in possession of all the facts- and he is better able to state them than I am." – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  17. " The letter has been stolen by Bishopriggs," returned Sir Patrick, " and is in the possession of Bishopriggs at this moment." – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  18. But if you think I'm going to let the fan out of my possession, you're mistaken. – The Merriweather Girls and the Mystery of the Queen's Fan by Lizette M. Edholm