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Usage examples for practised

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