Usage examples for practise

  1. You must have had to practise a good while, Ben." – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Playing Circus by Laura Lee Hope
  2. " Why not practise on him? – Captain Jim by Mary Grant Bruce
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. I have walked farther than that many times, but I am out of practise now. – Prudence of the Parsonage by Ethel Hueston
  7. So I made up my mind, at the same time, that whenever I found the Truth I would not scruple to follow it to its logical conclusions, but would practise it in my life, and let it make me Free with perfect freedom. – The Woman Who Did by Grant Allen
  8. During his residence in Davy's Bend he had met the girl frequently, usually at the stone church near his house, where she came to practise and after every meeting he became more than ever convinced, after thinking about it,- and he thought about it a great deal,- that if their acquaintance continued, there would come a time when he would find it difficult to quit her society. – The Mystery of the Locks by Edgar Watson Howe
  9. Mun I practise a bit i' th' kitchen? – North, South and Over the Sea by M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell)
  10. 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
  11. " It is time for me to practise ceremony, for it seems that George and I are to be married some time in the spring. – The Ship of Stars by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  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. Sogliardo was accustomed to hire a private room to practise in. – The Social History of Smoking by G. L. Apperson
  14. There is no art I will not practise no restraint to which I will not submit, no desperate expedient to which I will not have recourse to gratify my soul's longing- I will be revenged! – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  15. 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
  16. You're practising on me, so you might as well practise right. – The Rosie World by Parker Fillmore
  17. What our fathers practised we practise – Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877 by James Kennedy
  18. I believe if you'd practise it a while before the glass you could do it- you are so clever. – The Miller Of Old Church by Ellen Glasgow
  19. Would you like to practise a little, my innocent English knight, before we go out? – Fair Margaret by H. Rider Haggard
  20. Pow'ful onery, no account lot, sca'cely fit to practise shootin' at. – The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier by Edgar Beecher Bronson