Usage examples for recreation

  1. There were possibilities of recreation here, though they were somewhat of a low order. – Dr. Jolliffe's Boys by Lewis Hough
  2. His recreation was music, and he occasionally composed. – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  3. Moore left his desk, and permitted himself the recreation of one or two turns through the room. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  4. His size, his good looks, and his graceful skating, attracted the attention of the older girls who sought the Milton Pond for recreation. – The Corner House Girls at School by Grace Brooks Hill
  5. Here we continued several days, the natives occupied exclusively with gambling, which was alike their daily labor and recreation. – The Captive in Patagonia by Benjamin Franklin Bourne
  6. Accordingly the fellows looked about for some new form of recreation. – Over the Line by Harold M. Sherman
  7. Unless each one of us gives the proper share of her time to wholesome forms of recreation, she cannot be cheerful and happy, and thus she cannot influence those around her toward greater happiness. – How Girls Can Help Their Country by Juliette Low Agnes Baden-Powell Robert Baden-Powell
  8. The younger girls should use the whole afternoon for play and recreation. – How Girls Can Help Their Country by Juliette Low Agnes Baden-Powell Robert Baden-Powell
  9. All his hours of recreation were passed in shops and in drawing. – Inventors by Philip Gengembre Hubert
  10. Mrs Stanhope apparently viewed the occupation with equanimity, save when it became the recreation of Royalty. – The Letter-Bag of Lady Elizabeth Spencer-Stanhope v. I. by A. M. W. Stirling (compiler)
  11. Generally he spends from three to four hours at the writing- desk and devotes the rest of the day to recreation. – Methods of Authors by Hugo Erichsen
  12. I thought, young ladies, that afternoon recreation was to be spent out of doors? – Just Patty by Jean Webster
  13. Well, then, if he produces in three or four hours a value equal to the value of his labor- power or wages, why doesn't he stop work then, and take his coat and hat and go home and devote the rest of the day to study, reading, games, recreation and amusement? – Socialism: Positive and Negative by Robert Rives La Monte
  14. You wait until you see Recreation Hall. – Angel Island by Inez Haynes Gillmore
  15. It is a great advantage to all young men to have the opportunity of enjoying healthy and useful recreation. – Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888 by Edward VII