Usage examples for select

  1. We try to select stocks having the greatest possibilities of profit with minimum risk, and the sample of our Service given in this chapter is proof of our success. – Successful Stock Speculation by John James Butler
  2. " If every man and every child is to select, how shall we ever have a creed? – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  3. Gaston knew no one, but he felt instinctively that he was among the most select society of the day. – The Regent's Daughter by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  4. It took him two minutes to select the pass- key and determine how it worked, then the doors flew open one after another in quick succession. – King--of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy
  5. To- day it is a far more difficult matter to select an old farmhouse of sufficient distinction to remodel than it was even ten years ago. – Remodeled Farmhouses by Mary H. Northend
  6. But even those that galloped on Were fewer every minute,- The field kept getting more select, Each thicket served to thin it. – The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood by Thomas Hood
  7. Ill though it becomes you, I trust that-" " Enough," said I. " Alone I will select a bath. – The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates
  8. She chose to select the easier question for answer: " You ought to know me; we have been introduced." – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  9. We will personally select them for you after the wedding. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  10. It is most interesting to select foods from the groups above that would " eat well" together. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  11. But will any one of the boys I should select become Prime Minister of England? – Britain for the British by Robert Blatchford
  12. It takes so much time and trouble to select them that I have only strength left to wear them." – Kitty's Class Day And Other Stories by Louisa M. Alcott
  13. But only those who at home enjoyed social position and some private fortune would be admitted into this select circle. – Real Soldiers of Fortune by Richard Harding Davis
  14. How to Select Breeding Stock. – Natural and Artificial Duck Culture by James Rankin
  15. She merely advised him to select another, better animal, telling him that he would soon be without a horse, and that good work deserved good wages, but at last she gave it to him. – Roumanian Fairy Tales by Various Compiler: Mite Kremnitz
  16. Why did he not himself come to select a uniform?" – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  17. They were neither select nor clean. – Life in the Roman World of Nero and St. Paul by T. G. Tucker