Usage examples for reasoning

  1. So ran Bill's reasoning when he took the trouble to reason at all. – Laughing Bill Hyde and Other Stories by Rex Beach
  2. Yet all such reasoning may be entirely beside the mark. – Love's Final Victory by Horatio
  3. " If we can't do anything by reasoning, why then we must try pressure," he had said to her, in his suavest County Council manner; " but we won't talk law to begin with." – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  4. There was no reasoning with Susan. – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner
  5. Alf Pond looked across at Mr. Doulton, nodding his approval of the reasoning. – Malcolm Sage, Detective by Herbert George Jenkins
  6. This course of reasoning seemed to soothe Mrs. Sinclair's conscience when it proved troublesome, but in truth she would not have enjoyed introducing her plain- looking mother to her fashionable friends. – Divers Women by Pansy and Mrs. C.M. Livingston
  7. Their method of reasoning and their way of speaking had a peculiar charm. – Modern Saints and Seers by Jean Finot
  8. " That brings her very close, very close, you see," said Mr. Evringham, and his reasoning was clear as daylight to Jewel. – Jewel's Story Book by Clara Louise Burnham
  9. Perhaps your reasoning was strong And you were right and I was wrong. – Impertinent Poems by Edmund Vance Cooke
  10. Most reasoning is not necessary. – Letters from a Father to His Son Entering College by Charles Franklin Thwing
  11. Sweet, sweet Love must not be slain thus, was the fair maid's reasoning. – Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy
  12. She was reasoning; the affair could not look dangerous; then it looked dull? – The Great Miss Driver by Anthony Hope
  13. " Experience, reasoning- all that is stuff and nonsense! – A Nobleman's Nest by Ivan Turgenieff
  14. It is what Myrtle Reed would call 'a woman's reasoning. – Mushrooms on the Moor by Frank Boreham
  15. If He knows, said Rupert, wholly unable to understand this reasoning, why doesn't He hinder? – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner
  16. My reasoning on these points is very simple. – Satanstoe by James Fenimore Cooper
  17. I think I follow your line of reasoning. – The Long Chance by Peter B. Kyne
  18. That by your own reasoning is the best proof of affection. – The Three Lieutenants by W.H.G. Kingston
  19. You see, she answered, in a reasoning tone, my whole object is not to promise anything- yet. – The Inner Shrine by Basil King
  20. Miss Vance went on, speaking out the process of reasoning in her mind, rather than any conclusions she had reached. – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells