Usage examples for recent

  1. But it became a lost art, and was only recovered at a comparatively recent date. – Self Help by Samuel Smiles
  2. I glance in the direction of the recent arrival. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  3. And, again, he lost sight of his recent experience with him. – Footprints in the Forest by Edward Sylvester Ellis
  4. At last the conversation turned again upon recent events, and especially upon the part Del Ferice and Donna Tullia had played in attempting to prevent the marriage. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  5. The recent death of old Mr. Gauntlet was Adela's excuse for not being present. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  6. The men until recent times used to go about all day in their Tephillin. – The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela by Benjamin of Tudela
  7. Jabez had " thought over" a good many things he meant to ask about, as to his recent reading, but he had caught a glimpse of her face by the light of the doctor's lamp, and the questions were kept for another time. – Eunice by Margaret Murray Robertson
  8. Some chance allusion was made by a lady to an article in a recent magazine which had pleased her more than anything she had seen lately. – That Fortune by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  9. A small stone house built in recent style, with large windows, lay in the rear. – Henry of Ofterdingen: A Romance. by Friedrich von Hardenberg
  10. This, together with the recent awful experience, produced a great effect. – The Second Deluge by Garrett P. Serviss
  11. Seeing that in his present mood there was nothing to be done with him, Duncan, instead of returning to the study, went after prayers into Montagu's, and talked with him over the recent events, of which the boys' minds were all full. – Eric, or Little by Little by Frederic W. Farrar
  12. After my recent escape, however, from a danger so much worse, I could regard the prospect with some composure. – Wilfrid Cumbermede by George MacDonald
  13. That dissatisfaction was not of recent date. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  14. He said, " I refer to recent changes within a day or two," or something to that effect. – History-of-the-Impeachment-of-Andrew-Johnson-President-of-the-United-States-by-the-House-of-Representatives-and-his-trial-by-the-Senate-for-high-crimes-and-misdemeanors-in-office-1868 by Ross, Edmund G. (Edmund Gibson)
  15. This had been sufficiently proved by recent events. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009