Usage examples for practised

  1. O that it were more practised in the world, and in the church! – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  2. For myself, I was a practised mountaineer, and felt no fear for the result. – 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
  3. 137. Original Composition- that is, Composition in the true sense of the word- in the dead languages is not much practised – A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall
  4. The style is throughout uniform, and bears all the marks of a practised pen. – The Journal Of A Mission To The Interior Of Africa, In The Year 1805 by Mungo Park
  5. I can only think of the obvious conclusion that the man has practised in town before going to the country. – The Hound of the Baskervilles by A. Conan Doyle
  6. Deemest thou my eye so ill practised in siege, as not to see towers? – Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  7. As she practised it before the glass, she thought that she could tell her story in a becoming manner, with becoming tears, to Frank Greystock. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  8. Then she practised up several pieces of old music that might be of use to him in his work. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  9. As the young student grew older and became more practised in his profession, his services were of more importance to the doctor. – Clotelle The Colored Heroine by William Wells Brown
  10. They had practised together considerably, and sang really well. – Patty in Paris by Carolyn Wells
  11. This is an art of copying practised by the smith. – On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures by Charles Babbage
  12. The strongest was Annie's, for hers was the most practised – The Billow and the Rock by Harriet Martineau
  13. The Maithil Brahmans are said to have at one time practised magic. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  14. This method of working should not be practised by anyone who desires a long life for his paintings. – The Lives of the Painters, Sculptors & Architects, Volume 1 (of 8) by Giorgio Vasari
  15. He tried and practised in the course of his life half a hundred things at which he can never have even for a moment expected to succeed. – Robert Browning by G. K. Chesterton
  16. But a fellow so ingenious as to imagine the scheme he practised against us is not a fool. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  17. Sometimes she practised a little music, but it wearied her. – A Mummer's Wife by George Moore
  18. Did I hear you say that you had practised occasionally this summer? – Marjorie Dean College Freshman by Pauline Lester
  19. It is practised among all the American tribes, and is deemed by them essential to their success in life in every situation. – The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  20. So it is if you don't happen to be the subject practised on. – The Gadfly by E. L. Voynich