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Quotes of repress

  1. But if Russia is to be part of this larger zone of peace it cannot bring into it its imperial baggage. It cannot bring into it a policy of genocide against the Chechens, and cannot kill journalists, and it cannot repress the mass media. – Zbigniew Brzezinski
  2. Little progress can be made by merely attempting to repress what is evil. Our great hope lies in developing what is good. – Calvin Coolidge
  3. From the first time someone says, Who do you think you are? we learn how to repress – Lauryn Hill
  4. The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them. – Karl Marx
  5. When I repress my emotion my stomach keeps score. – J. Enoch Powell
  6. The movements which I make I cannot possibly repress because, at the time, I am actually the idea I am interpreting, and naturally I picture my players and auditors as in accord with me. I know, of course, that my mannerisms have been widely discussed. – John Philip Sousa
  7. It's no small irony that the government inevitably and invariably ends up promoting precisely that which they would most like to repress – Jock Sturges
  8. Tea does our fancy aid, Repress those vapours which the head invade, And keeps that palace of the soul serene. – Edmund Waller

Usage examples for repress

  1. " Sire, we pray your majesty this time to repress your military genius under the mantle of your imperial dignity," cried the marshal. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  2. John Forster struggled for a time with his feelings; but the more he attempted to repress them the more violent they became. – Newton Forster by Frederick Marryat
  3. I say that this is exactly what the law ought to repress always and everywhere. – Essays on Political Economy by Frederic Bastiat
  4. A look from her which she tried to repress reminded him of his deliberate choice. – Bird of Paradise by Ada Leverson
  5. He was standing by his desk in the laboratory, and I could not repress a start of surprise when I saw the change which had taken place in him. – Cynthia Wakeham's Money by Anna Katharine Green
  6. Other artists in Europe or America repress the emotions. – Red Fleece by Will Levington Comfort
  7. Not the torment of my former jealousy; but a stir of doubt and pain which I could not repress at the sight of her. – Daisy in the Field by Elizabeth Wetherell
  8. And should not this complaint repress And check the rising sigh? – The Poetical Works of Edward Young, Volume 2 by Edward Young
  9. Salome bit the end of her pen- holder, and could scarcely repress a smile, but she only said,- " What do you want money for, Raymond?" – Salome by Emma Marshall
  10. For two days the French soldiers laboured to repress the fierce attempts to burn the city. – Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, 7th ed. Vol. 2 of 2 by John Lloyd Stephens
  11. " Mademoiselle," cried Wilfrid, endeavoring to repress the loud tones of his angry voice, " do not jest with me. – Seraphita by Honore de Balzac
  12. She was very angry, and she had found it very difficult to repress the things which she had been impelled to speak. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. Yes, Mr. Prendergast had not been able to repress his tears when he told the tale; but Lady Desmond had shed no tears when the tale had been told to her. – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  14. Lifted in mind above other women, I admire you; but if you seek to obey an impulse which you ought to repress I pity you. – Modeste Mignon by Honore de Balzac
  15. I cannot repress my summer memories- nor do I wish to. – Hedda Gabler Play In Four Acts by Henrik Ibsen
  16. Yet these very Macy people will tell you today that while his dignity awed, it did not repress – The Romance of a Great Store by Edward Hungerford
  17. Mr. Hazen could not quite repress a smile. – Concerning Sally by William John Hopkins
  18. Mrs. Boyce could not for once repress the inner fever which in general her will controlled so well. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  19. But the drastic methods used to repress free speech, and the right of private judgment on a political question, are indications that the secret disciples of Home Rule are not only a large but an increasing number. – The New Irish Constitution by J. H. Morgan
  20. Mr. Middlerib could not repress a groan. – Masterpieces Of American Wit And Humor by Thomas L. Masson (Editor)

Rhymes for repress