Usage examples for realising

  1. He had asked Lapham to let him try the Persis Brand in realising a little idea he had for the finish of Mrs. Lapham's room. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  2. Stung to fury and scarcely realising what he was doing, Tony Standish fired, but the shot did not seem to take effect, and before he could fire a second time Myra sprang at him and snatched the pistol from his hand. – Bandit Love by Juanita Savage
  3. Then he looked at his visitor's face again, and felt reassured, realising the absurdity of such a supposition. – A Desperate Voyage by Edward Frederick Knight
  4. Indeed, though as far as possible it had been kept from their sight, the march had brought a realising sense to them, almost for the first time, of the full horror of the war, and made them appreciate that their own experience, however bad they had deemed it, was but that of hundreds. – Janice Meredith by Paul Leicester Ford
  5. Realising their privileges elsewhere in the immediate neighbourhood, they have thrust themselves under official protection. – The Confessions of a Beachcomber by E J Banfield
  6. Self- realising subjectivity is in this case absolutely identical with substantial universality. – Hegel’s Philosophy of Mind by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
  7. " Yes, four days- five- I forget," he said, scarcely realising what an admission was this from him, who awhile ago had counted every hour jealously that had kept them apart. – The Imaginary Marriage by Henry St. John Cooper
  8. Realising that it would be of little use our remaining where we were, we returned to Montezma's office, Mr. Brockford accompanying us. – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  9. The French Government, realising the necessity for illumination, had exempted this man from military service, so that he remained at his plant and kept the same in operation for the benefit of the camp at Valdahon and the fifteen small towns nearby. – "And they thought we wouldn't fight" by Floyd Gibbons
  10. He turned his face away, realising a sense of shame such as he had never felt before. – The Imaginary Marriage by Henry St. John Cooper
  11. Forster had little power of realising character, and the subjects of his biographies are never clearly outlined. – The Age of Tennyson by Hugh Walker
  12. It is charming; it shows a talent for fiction which the world has been long in realising, which we have not even suspected- an amazing and transcendent genius for invention. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  13. " Yes, yes," Johnny added, " that's it; that's what he says- I mean"- suddenly realising what he was saying-" he does not feel equal to facing strangers." – The Good Comrade by Una L. Silberrad
  14. " Oh, won't Aunt Amy be a nuisance," said Jeremy, realising the situation. – Jeremy by Hugh Walpole
  15. The black- bearded seaman made a motion to rise, but realising that this would seriously displace the furniture, contented himself with a 'Good- evening, miss, ' and dropped back in his seat. – Shining Ferry by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  16. He scarcely ever found himself amongst his belongings without realising the existence of a curious feeling, wholly removed from the pure artistic pleasure of their contemplation. – Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  17. She was counting values and realising.... – Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim