Usage examples for quotation

  1. The quotation which I give here shows for what it did really count in the history of her mental development. – Harriet Martineau by Florence Fenwick Miller
  2. The placenta was associated with the moon also in China, as the following quotation shows. – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith
  3. On page 49, a quotation mark was placed after " You'd try blackmail, would you?" – The Mardi Gras Mystery by H. Bedford-Jones
  4. Each longed to express something, but the something was in so many volumes they could not decide whence to light on their quotation. – Love's Usuries by Louis Creswicke
  5. The quotation ran:- " To thine own self be true; And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man." – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  6. She emphasized the quotation with solemnity: " We can't trifle with our lives; we can't play through them. – The Nest, The White Pagoda, The Suicide, A Forsaken Temple, Miss Jones and The Masterpiece by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  7. " True," he had replied; " but that was only not to spoil the beautiful quotation." – Dreamers of the Ghetto by I. Zangwill
  8. You have forgotten, he said eagerly, you have forgotten the rest of the quotation. – The Crisis, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009
  9. At any rate, he appears in your Review as the advocate for Free Love, and it seems to us strange that you should place his work in the exaggerated importance of 'The Book of the Month, ' accompanied by eighteen pages of comment and quotation, in which there is a publicity given to the work out of all proportion to its merits. – Adventures in Criticism by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  10. The noise stimulated Dad to further effort and, swaying slightly, he searched his memory for a suitable quotation. – Jonah by Louis Stone
  11. " Behold, now-" I let the rest of the quotation go, as I wanted to rejoin the mermaid, looking as she had last seen me. – The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates
  12. But Osman's skill in the quotation of tradition did not prevent the new building being in part a cause of his death. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  13. I omit quotation marks. – Hoosier Mosaics by Maurice Thompson
  14. 22. This quotation is taken from that excellent translation of the Bible made by the reformers at Geneva, and which was much used in Bunyan's time. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  15. No, that was a quotation. – Prose Fancies by Richard Le Gallienne
  16. He answered similar to the quotation you have sent. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  17. And his favourite quotation from the poem " Call to Arms," " Salvation lies," etc. – The Student-Life of Germany by William Howitt