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Quotes of removed

  1. The prejudices of ignorance are more easily removed than the prejudices of interest; the first are all blindly adopted, the second willfully preferred. – George Bancroft
  2. I had not taken a bath in a year nor changed my clothes or removed them except to stick a needle every hour in the fibrous grey wooden flesh of heroin addiction. I did absolutely nothing. – William S. Burroughs
  3. A pat on the back, through only a few vertebrae removed from a kick in the pants, is miles ahead in results. – Bennett Cerf
  4. Even papists could not see that a moral evil was detained in the soul through its physical connection with the body; and that it required the dissolution of this physical connection before the moral contagion could be removed – Adam Clarke
  5. Many a person who started out to conquer the world in shining army has ended up just getting along. The horse got tired, the army rusty. The goal was removed and unsure. – Robert A. Cook
  6. I began by telling the president that there was a cancer growing on the presidency and that if the cancer was not removed the president himself would be killed by it. – John Dean
  7. I never desired to please the rabble. What pleased them, I did not learn; and what I knew was far removed from their understanding. – Epicurus
  8. The mark of fear is not easily removed – Ernest Gaines
  9. Having removed the dictator, the allies have moved to put Iraqis in control of Iraq. Now, as they draft and ratify their Constitution, we will indeed see the character of a new Iraqi nation revealed through the principles it chooses to uphold. – Kay Granger
  10. Postal service of today is far removed from that of 30 years ago when reform was last enacted. – John M. McHugh
  11. But The Same Sea is set precisely in this Israel, which never makes it to the news headlines anywhere. It is a novel about everyday people far removed from fundamentalism, fanaticism nationalism, or militancy of any sort. – Amos Oz
  12. We love the ability of the people to influence the actions of decision -makers, of lawmakers and presidents to be removed from or elevated to office by the will of voters, and of the community to connect amongst diverse populations through the ballot box. – Charles Rangel
  13. There is no me. I do not exist. There used to be a me but I had it surgically removed – Peter Sellers
  14. A pat on the back is only a few vertebrae removed from a kick in the pants, but is miles ahead in results. – Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Usage examples for removed

  1. It never can be removed – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. She removed her hand quickly. – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  3. It is removed from the frame and is at present in my palace. – The Title Market by Emily Post
  4. His sword remained on the carpet, where it had been removed by the Rajput guards. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  5. Not satisfied with the way the light of it struck him there, apparently, he removed it and stood it in a corner. – The Flockmaster of Poison Creek by George W. Ogden
  6. Never a cry from man or beast removed the first impression that this was a city of the dead. – Morocco by S.L. Bensusan
  7. The school colors have been removed from the building without authority. – The Flag by Homer Greene
  8. Yell when you want them removed – Police Your Planet by Lester del Rey
  9. The difficulties which stand in the way of either explanation are easily removed by the following consideration. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1 by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
  10. Mr. Brady: The District Attorney says he was not removed for that reason. – Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York by A. F. Warburton
  11. A great many varieties result, as a greater or less portion of the lines or ornaments were removed – History of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America by John Kerr Tiffany
  12. Before she was removed from the house or after it? – That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green
  13. When the new Master's Lodge was built these partitions were removed and the whole now forms two Combination Rooms. – St. John's College, Cambridge by Robert Forsyth Scott
  14. The number had been removed – The Chase of the Golden Plate by Jacques Futrelle
  15. Do you notice how removed it seems from the rest of the room? – Other Things Being Equal by Emma Wolf
  16. I removed his hand. – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  17. Mr Lister, you force me to listen to you, she replied, for I will not degrade you by ringing for the servants and having you removed – The Story of Antony Grace by George Manville Fenn
  18. After his address I was removed for half an hour. – In the Shadow of Death by P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald
  19. It had been removed – The Crime of the French Café and Other Stories by Nicholas Carter
  20. Beverly, you promised that I should go visit my wounded comrades, who have not yet been removed – Fort Lafayette or, Love and Secession by Benjamin Wood

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