Quotes of pressing

  1. We put together a one -sentence petition asking Congress to censure President Clinton and move on to other pressing issues We sent it to under 100 friends and family and within a week we had 100 000 people sign the petition – Joan Blades
  2. House and Senate Republicans are now united in adopting earmark bans We hope President Obama will follow through on his support for an earmark ban by pressing Democratic leaders to join House and Senate Republicans in taking this critical step to restore public trust – John Boehner
  3. Part of the western movement is this desire that we Americans have to keep pressing on – Beau Bridges
  4. In this generation the issue pressing that question on our consciences is the issue of abortion – Robert Casey
  5. A British pressing with a compilation of the best stuff really I mean actually not only that but these were all kind of semi hits for the people on it in America – Eric Clapton
  6. Health care for all Americans is the most pressing domestic issue today It's far past time for the President and Congress to deliver health care to everyone – Russ Feingold
  7. I'm not one of these actors who feels a pressing need to direct and I have no plans to do it – Dennis Franz
  8. As soon as you sit down to write about something you are pressing your nose deeper into the sewer of facts – Theo Van Gogh
  9. Arizona faces many challenges ahead None is more important or more pressing than passing a new state budget – Jane D. Hull
  10. Terror is only justice prompt severe and inflexible it is then an emanation of virtue it is less a distinct principle than a natural consequence of the general principle of democracy applied to the most pressing wants of the country – Maximilien Robespierre
  11. At the present moment with little or no detail to hand it is difficult for me to make any comment beyond the expression of horror at the shameless haste with which the government appears to be pressing for our liquidation – Ethel Rosenberg
  12. I think the good old British democracy should keep scrutinising and pressing to get the truth out – Clare Short
  13. The Liberals have been pressing for the brief on the basis of which he said there was authority for war – Clare Short
  14. I hear that Brooke Ashley is also pressing charges I don't know how she can prove anything How can they prove anything whether it's true or not that I'm the one that infected her – Marc Wallice

Usage examples for pressing

  1. Now they are here now there always pressing on into the west and through to the end of the city – Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror by Richard Linthicum Trumbull White Samuel Fallows
  2. “ Agravaine was conscious of a dull heavy weight pressing on his heart – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  3. He stood back from the door with his hand pressing on the table – The Prelude to Adventure by Hugh Walpole
  4. The only definite information that he could gain was that Schwarzenberg was pressing on towards the west – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  5. If they are very pressing indeed you must tell a lie – Mr. Marx's Secret by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  6. In summer the work was less pressing – Fromont and Risler, Complete by Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  7. “ Tharn stepped close beside the princess pointed at the door and then to her lips at the same time pressing the point of his knife gently against her side – Warrior of the Dawn by Howard Carleton Browne
  8. Suddenly as the young pony express rider was trying to work loose his bonds he felt a sharp pain in one hand which was under him behind his back pressing on the earth – Jack of the Pony Express by Frank V. Webster
  9. Having avoided controversy upon one point he was of no mind to enter it upon another and de Courcelles not pressing a third attack entered with Jumonville upon his duties as host – The Hunters of the Hills by Joseph Altsheler
  10. Forgive me Charles For pressing you so much – Semiramis and Other Plays Semiramis, Carlotta And The Poet by Olive Tilford Dargan
  11. When you are both so angry that you can't speak civilly to each other I engage to make him desperately in love and so pressing that you will be deceived yourself – Modeste Mignon by Honore de Balzac
  12. Then monsieur you will excuse me but time is pressing – The Heart of Denise and Other Tales by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
  13. She came up to him as he sat and took his hand in both hers pressing it warmly – Kenelm Chillingly, Book 5. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  14. M Mauperin said Denoisel pressing his hand as he spoke – Renée Mauperin by Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt
  15. Lights moved voices struggled into my ears forms took shape pressing closer to me – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers
  16. She looked at Mrs Salvey who was pressing her handkerchief to her eyes ” – The-Motor-Girls-on-a-Tour by Penrose, Margaret
  17. Just now let us think of something far more pressing – All Around the Moon by Jules Verne
  18. But mamma you would not think of pressing on that affair now Renee is in such trouble – A Double Knot by George Manville Fenn
  19. Do you feel it pressing on your hand – Uncle Robert's Geography (Uncle Robert's Visit, V.3) by Francis W. Parker and Nellie Lathrop Helm
  20. The ladies were pressing her a little too closely and she both saw and felt this – After the Storm by T. S. Arthur