Usage examples for starting

  1. " Why, thanks," said Varney, laughing and starting on. – Captivating Mary Carstairs by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  2. Corky was starting to say something when the door opened, and the uncle came in. – My Man Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
  3. " I will go to them now," he thought, starting up; " there are heaps of time to have a rattling good fight before dinner." – A Tale of the Summer Holidays by G. Mockler
  4. With some reluctance on our part their views were allowed to prevail on the point, and they started off in triumph, promising to return and report when all the necessary preparations for starting should be completed, while we went in to prepare ourselves for the next day by an early dinner. – Above the Snow Line by Clinton Thomas Dent
  5. He had seen enough and was starting to leave. – The Ramblin' Kid by Earl Wayland Bowman
  6. I cried, starting from the seat. – The Birthright by Joseph Hocking
  7. " That's always in its favour at starting. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  8. At last the hour of starting came. – Basil by Wilkie Collins
  9. He was up and starting to bring her; I stopped him. – The Million-Dollar Suitcase by Alice MacGowan Perry Newberry
  10. You'll be starting to- morrow morning at that rate! – Patty's Suitors by Carolyn Wells
  11. To tell the truth, I meant to have gone out there this spring- had, indeed, almost fixed upon a day for starting, when- you stopped me. – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton
  12. Dick could not remember his usual starting- point. – Viviette by William J. Locke
  13. The other train was just starting. – The Crime of the French Café and Other Stories by Nicholas Carter
  14. It was as though he was starting all over again. – You Never Know Your Luck, Complete Being The Story Of A Matrimonial Deserter by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  15. A starting line is drawn across the ground. – Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium by Jessie H. Bancroft
  16. A girl starting in life feels all the world is before her where to choose. – How to Marry Well by Mrs. Hungerford
  17. " You're welcome," he said quietly, starting to turn away. – The Ramblin' Kid by Earl Wayland Bowman
  18. " Why, then, I will not wait here longer," she returned, starting. – A Maid of Many Moods by Virna Sheard
  19. As I was getting up in the morning I saw a carriage in front of the inn, just starting for Rome. – 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
  20. Ford was for starting back the next morning: he had missed Brissac and both of the Bensons on the way over. – Empire Builders by Francis Lynde