Usage examples for practise

  1. Pow'ful onery, no account lot, sca'cely fit to practise shootin' at. – The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier by Edgar Beecher Bronson
  2. The only thing I remembered was my own opinion; and every virtue, with faith itself, was then suspended within me, so that I was without strength to practise any one of them, or to defend myself against so many blows. – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus by Teresa of Avila
  3. Would you like to practise a little, my innocent English knight, before we go out? – Fair Margaret by H. Rider Haggard
  4. Yes; but we sent word to the convent asking them to practise their children in what we were going to sing- and to practise them out of doors, too. – The Red Derelict by Bertram Mitford
  5. I have walked farther than that many times, but I am out of practise now. – Prudence of the Parsonage by Ethel Hueston
  6. " Why not practise on him? – Captain Jim by Mary Grant Bruce
  7. As to the other members of the Royal Family, " all had grown up in the love of arts, and several of them practise one or other of those arts with enthusiasm and with marked success. – Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888 by Edward VII
  8. You're practising on me, so you might as well practise right. – The Rosie World by Parker Fillmore
  9. The name of the Count Smarondi- for it is under that title that I practise- is known throughout France, though few know me personally or where I am to be found. – At Agincourt by G. A. Henty
  10. Mun I practise a bit i' th' kitchen? – North, South and Over the Sea by M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell)
  11. He had changed, too,- was strangely melancholy at times, appeared almost to dislike hearing music of any passionate character, and would never himself play, giving as his excuse, when he was called upon, that he was so absorbed in science that he had no time left in which to practise. – The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  12. But when I am a little clearer in my own mind as to what I believe, I shall practise. – The Power and the Glory by Grace MacGowan Cooke
  13. What our fathers practised we practise. – Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877 by James Kennedy