Usage examples for recommendation

  1. " Well, I think that ought to be recommendation enough. – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  2. He communicated his design of going to London to the dutchess of Gordon; who having still a very high opinion of his poetical abilities, gave him a letter of recommendation to Mr. Pope, and obtained another for him to Sir Peter King, the lord chancellor of England. – The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland (1753),Vol. V. by Theophilus Cibber
  3. We shall give her a good recommendation, for she is really an excellent servant. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  4. If you plead guilty, we can get a recommendation of mercy from the court. – The Mystery of Metropolisville by Edward Eggleston
  5. There was a twinkle in his eye, however, as he kindly added a recommendation, and after the door closed behind him Christie was sure that he exploded into a laugh at the recollection of his last night's performance. – Work: A Story of Experience by Louisa May Alcott
  6. Anyhow, the book is full of learning and instruction, and, indeed, both Pocklington's books have an interest of their own, apart from their fate, which, of so many, is their sole recommendation. – Books Condemned to be Burnt by James Anson Farrer
  7. Upon this point you will render your verdict, guilty; only adding a recommendation to the mercy of the court. – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams
  8. But I'll do it on your recommendation, I'll give it a six months' trial, and see what comes of it. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  9. I know she has a very strong recommendation to you, so I naturally thought- well, no matter! – Okewood of the Secret Service by Valentine Williams
  10. Shortly after leaving the rectory she was established, on my mother's recommendation, in Thormanby Park. – Lalage's Lovers 1911 by George A. Birmingham
  11. Hence his piteous recommendation of him to Oliver, and Oliver's ready promise to be father, mother, and brother to the youngster. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  12. Rabbato was chosen as the capital of Gozo for the same reason, doubtless, that Madrid was made the seat of government for Spain, because it was so nearly the exact centre of the country, while almost every other recommendation is wanting in both instances. – The Story of Malta by Maturin M. Ballou
  13. I plan to give you a very fine recommendation, Captain. – General Max Shorter by Kris Ottman Neville