Usage examples for role

  1. We have had to forge new tools for a new role of government operating in a democracy- a role of new responsibility for new needs and increased responsibility for old needs, long neglected. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  2. Nor did I ever venture to talk with him, but held strictly to my role of errand boy,- even after the conviction came over me that he was no longer indifferent to my presence. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  3. I 'faith, I believe I know how to flavour my conversation with Attick salt, but I swear I never dressed myself for the Role of condiment. – The Passionate Elopement by Compton Mackenzie
  4. While he may not have been responsible for its introduction, he apparently played an important role in the spread of the tobacco habit among the English aristocracy. – Agriculture in Virginia, 1607-1699 by Lyman Carrier
  5. What a corpse- like face it was- how utterly weak and worn- out he seemed- more fitted for a sick- bed than the role of protector. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  6. Perhaps you think you will the sooner get a role by remaining where you are? – The Comedienne by Wladyslaw Reymont
  7. We have resumed our historic role as a leader of the free world. – State of the Union Addresses of Ronald Reagan by Ronald Reagan
  8. Vanna knitted her brows, recalling a grave, middle- aged figure, and striving to imagine him in the new role of Edith Morton's lover. – A Question of Marriage by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  9. There are those who say that now we can turn away from the world, that we have no special role, no special place. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  10. Without further parley he assumed the role of guide, and the adventure began to have charms for him. – The Northern Light by E. Werner
  11. Even in Athens it played only a passing role. – The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State by Frederick Engels
  12. While her own role is expanding, extending, deepening, broadening, becoming more specialized, she must relate with others undergoing similar change. – Humanistic-Nursing by Paterson, Josephine G.
  13. The role was very real to him. – Imperial Purple by Edgar Saltus
  14. Gradually, too, the role played by Kriemhild was totally changed. – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown
  15. Moreover, he doubted about himself, began to think that he was not a hero, began to believe that he had assigned himself a role beyond his powers; and this precisely at the moment when the town had the most faith in him. – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja
  16. Throughout the performance I watched her closely, and her expressive face reflected the emotion of every leading role. – An American Suffragette by Isaac N. Stevens
  17. The intelligence of the rank and file played an important role in every phase of a campaign. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  18. Hampton, new in his role of general manager, flushed hotly, his own eyes showing fight. – Judith of Blue Lake Ranch by Jackson Gregory