Quotes of precursor

  1. No poem, not even Shakespeare or Milton or Chaucer, is ever strong enough to totally exclude every crucial precursor text or poem. – Harold Bloom
  2. It is about time that we develop a worldwide strategy to reduce illegal trade in meth and its precursor chemicals and stop the devastating impact that methamphetamine use is having on our children and our communities. – Dennis Cardoza
  3. At one point I intended to write precursor and sequel novels, about the establishment of the Web and its next evolution, but I am very unlikely to now; they would take place in a different universe. – John M. Ford
  4. While approximately one in every 400 children and adolescents have Type I diabetes; recent Government reports indicate that one in every three children born in 2000 will suffer from obesity, which as noted is a predominant Type II precursor – Tim Holden
  5. We also have to stop the flow of precursor chemicals that meth cooks use to boil up this poison. – Greg Walden
  6. We are taking steps to fight the production of meth on our own soil through limiting access to precursor ingredients, supporting educational efforts and providing necessary resources to law enforcement. – Greg Walden
  7. Life magazine ran a page featuring me and three other girls that was clearly the precursor of Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues. – Esther Williams

Usage examples for precursor

  1. Although closely related to the present American Federation of Labor in point of time and personnel of leadership, the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions of the United States and Canada was in reality the precursor of the present state federations of labor, which as specialized parts of the national federation now look after labor legislation. – A History of Trade Unionism in the United States by Selig Perlman
  2. In his treatment of love, Terence may be said to be the precursor of Catullus, Propertius, and Tibullus. – The Roman Poets of the Republic by W. Y. Sellar
  3. The Reverend Mr. Wynn had been expatiating upon the unremitting heat as a possible precursor of forest fires, and exhibiting some catholic knowledge of the designs of a Deity in that regard, and what should be the policy of the Legislature, when Mr. Brace concluded to enter. – Frontier Stories by Bret Harte
  4. But when he bent above the lawyer with the question forced from him by Miss Dare's words, he found him already lapsed into that strange insensibility which was every moment showing itself more and more to be the precursor of death. – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  5. But suffering should be the precursor of that marvellous advent. – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack
  6. So St. John the Baptist, marking the transition from the old covenant to the new, the precursor of our Lord, with the triple aureole of virginity, doctorship, and martyrdom, gives up his life to maintain the sanctity of marriage. – Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom by T. W. Allies
  7. The first night on Crimean soil was no bad precursor of the dreadful winter still to come. – The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood by Arthur Griffiths
  8. A headache is the common precursor to many maladies. – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke
  9. Already there was in her horizon the cloud " as big as a man's hand"- the precursor of future darkness and tempest; but, too confident and buoyant, she saw it not. – The May Flower, and Miscellaneous Writings by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  10. The Reverend Mr. Wynn had been expatiating upon the unremitting heat of a possible precursor of forest fires, and exhibiting some catholic knowledge of the designs of a Deity in that regard, and what should be the policy of the Legislature, when Mr. Brace concluded to enter. – In the Carquinez Woods by Bret Harte
  11. The " Anthology" was the literary precursor of the " North American Review," and the theological herald of the " Christian Examiner." – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  12. This back current was the precursor of a tremendous billow, which came towering on like a black moving wall. – The Lighthouse by Robert Ballantyne
  13. The sky had become covered over with one black mass of clouds, which hung down so low that they appeared almost to rest on the water; and there was that peculiar fitful moaning which is ever the precursor of a violent gale of wind. – Poor Jack by Frederick Marryat
  14. And not only is each blossom formed of the most beautiful white petals, shaded with pink; not only does each one of them possess a most pleasant and delicate perfume, but every one of these little flowers- every one which comes to perfection, I mean- is but the precursor of an apple. – Round-about Rambles in Lands of Fact and Fancy by Frank Richard Stockton
  15. I saw what others saw, replied the priest; and certainly, as far as my senses would enable me to judge, the appearance was most unusual- I may say supernatural; but I had heard of this Phantom Ship before, and moreover that its appearance was the precursor of disaster. – The Phantom Ship by Captain Frederick Marryat
  16. Slight variations in one and the same direction form a definite whole; and at long last the ancient precursor has become the Scolia of our own times. – More Hunting Wasps by J. Henri Fabre
  17. This belief in extraordinary crimes is almost invariably their immediate precursor – The Revolt of The Netherlands, Book II. by Frederich Schiller
  18. But I always regretted that Newman's discovery seemed the precursor of his magnanimous resolution not to avenge himself; it weakened the effect of this, with which it had really nothing to do. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells

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