Usage examples for react

  1. What we are to dwell upon is the idea of an Infinite Power producing the happiness we desire, and because this Power is also the Forming Power of the universe trusting it to give that form to the conditions which will most perfectly react upon us to produce the particular state of consciousness desired. – The Creative Process in the Individual by Thomas Troward
  2. A dog cannot choose to react as a mouse would react. – Anything You Can Do ... by Gordon Randall Garrett
  3. Some psychologists stress them as instincts; others as capacities, but they have all pretty generally agreed that under certain stimuli there are natural tendencies to react. – Principles of Teaching by Adam S. Bennion
  4. In the silence which received his cry he gave way, and yet he desired to react against this desolation, endeavoured to escape from his despair; he prayed, and had again that very precise sensation that his petitions did not carry, were not even heard. – En Route by J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
  5. It was a difficult situation, calling out all my tact, yet I faced it with a firmness which was later to react to my advantage in ways I did not yet dream of. – Ruggles of Red Gap by Harry Leon Wilson
  6. They are always making blunders which other people have to suffer for, and which react upon themselves. – The-New-McGuffey-Fourth-Reader by McGuffey, William Holmes
  7. We know enough, indeed, to assure ourselves that a great war would mean economic ruin, that even a distant war between two foreign countries, such as Turkey and Italy, or Turkey and Bulgaria, will probably react unfavourably on our own trade. – Personality in Literature by Rolfe Arnold Scott-James
  8. She knew that to refuse him, to follow her first impulses, would hurt him; and that would react, would hurt her, for her devotion was that sort which would go to any length to make the man of her heart happier. – Bruce of the Circle A by Harold Titus
  9. Every day I swore I would react against it. – A Top-Floor Idyl by George van Schaick
  10. A man very tender of heart, sensitive and intensely imaginative, he could not react as calmly as Cecil himself did to what both believed the probability of the latter's imprisonment. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  11. Does Mantelish have any idea why Repulsive is the only plasmoid known to which our ring detectors don't react? – Legacy by James H Schmitz
  12. They do not react to commands from your computer. – The Online World by Odd de Presno
  13. But if I'd been hungry for a couple of years, and was despised to boot by the people who kept me hungry, I suppose I might react the same way. – This World Is Taboo by Murray Leinster
  14. Even the free- thinking Jew must unconsciously react to the promptings of this vast and ancient ambition. – Secret Societies And Subversive Movements by Nesta H. Webster
  15. This deliberate attempt to crush genius would inevitably react on itself. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  16. How would Douglas react to these world movements? – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  17. In like manner, a number of human beings react in a very different way from these same beings in isolation. – The Forerunners by Romain Rolland