Usage examples for reject

  1. There was, however, no fault to be found with the conduct of that House; for it had done its duty by repeatedly sending up a Bill to the other House, which it had thought proper to reject – Chapters in the History of the Insane in the British Isles by Daniel Hack Tuke
  2. So far as I am concerned, I should be inclined not to reject the prayer of the mothers. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. And I am confident it is so with a great many things that we reject – The Seaboard Parish Volume 1 by George MacDonald
  4. The second proposition, while possible, I reject at least for a time. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  5. And other millions deliberately reject Him. – Love's Final Victory by Horatio
  6. She was very angry with her lover,- almost determined to reject him altogether, almost disposed to yield to her angry parents and look out for some other lover who might be accepted in better part; but still, when the day came she put on her hat and walked down the road towards the lodge. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  7. Or does he reject them as lies?" – Anything You Can Do by Gordon Randall Garrett
  8. As I have said before, we must either take the Bible as a whole, or reject it entirely. – The Law and the Word by Thomas Troward
  9. The same terms," he declared, " had been held out to America, and Ireland had equal spirit with America to reject them." – The Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860 by Charles Duke Yonge
  10. That lady, however, horror- struck at the suggestion, implored him to reject the condition, which he accordingly consented to do. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  11. But even after the Bill had been introduced, Tories entertained the hope that a Nationalist Convention might save them trouble and reject what the Government offered. – John Redmond's Last Years by Stephen Gwynn
  12. But we do not wish to reject by the previous question, the ethics of sensation. – Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good by Victor Cousin
  13. I mean to appoint you, and I am certain that the abbe will not dare to reject my choice. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  14. Did she reject me for my own sake? – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  15. With this State- Government was associated a Legislative Body of 35 members, who met twice in the year and whose only function was to accept without amendment, or to reject the proposals of the Executive Body. – History of Holland by George Edmundson
  16. The doors of the lodging- houses stand open day and night, offering shelter upon terms no cold or hungry lad would reject six cents for breakfast and supper, six for a clean bed. – The Children of the Poor by Jacob A. Riis
  17. He and one or two others were sanguine enough to believe, that the palpableness of these resolutions rendered it impossible the House could reject them. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  18. It is some false appearance that we reject – The Seaboard Parish Volume 1 by George MacDonald
  19. He would positively reject the charge which had been so positively made, that those measures had been suggested to his Majesty's ministers, or that their minds had been at all influenced by the fear of anything that would occur in this or any other country. – Maxims And Opinions Of Field-Marshal His Grace The Duke Of Wellington, Selected From His Writings And Speeches During A Public Life Of More Than Half A Century by Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
  20. The discussion of one amendment, which was in substance a motion to reject the scheme altogether, lasted for twelve nights. – The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17 by Charles Francis Horne