Quotes of practised

  1. And though I might have learnt more wit and advanced my understanding by living in a Court, yet being dull, fearful and bashful, I neither heeded what was said or practised but just what belonged to my loyal duty and my own honest reputation. – Margaret Cavendish
  2. If I practised sex, out of moral conviction, that was one thing; but to enjoy it... seemed a defeat. – Martha Gellhorn
  3. See, I have no journalism in my background, so I wasn't practised at research or writing non -fiction, nor at handling the truth in a journalistic way. Journalists know when to call a halt and write something, but I kept on looking for answers. – John Sladek
  4. Gentlemen have talked a great deal of patriotism. A venerable word, when duly practised – Robert Walpole
  5. It has been a long while since the United States had any imperialistic designs toward the outside world. But we have practised within our own boundaries something that amounts to race imperialism. – Wendell L. Wilkie

Usage examples for practised

  1. 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
  2. They had practised together considerably, and sang really well. ” – Patty in Paris by Carolyn Wells
  3. “ 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
  4. 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
  5. The strongest was Annie's, for hers was the most practised – The Billow and the Rock by Harriet Martineau
  6. 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
  7. Sometimes she practised a little music, but it wearied her. ” – A Mummer's Wife by George Moore
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. This is an art of copying practised by the smith. ” – On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures by Charles Babbage
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. “ 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
  14. “ 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
  15. “ 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
  16. “ O that it were more practised in the world, and in the church! ” – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  17. So it is if you don't happen to be the subject practised on. ” – The Gadfly by E. L. Voynich
  18. Did I hear you say that you had practised occasionally this summer? ” – Marjorie Dean College Freshman by Pauline Lester
  19. But a fellow so ingenious as to imagine the scheme he practised against us is not a fool. ” – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  20. 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