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Quotes of successive

  1. In just the same way the thousands of successive positions of a runner are contracted into one sole symbolic attitude which our eye perceives which art reproduces and which becomes for everyone the image of a man who runs – Henri Bergson
  2. Our Constitution was not written in the sands to be washed away by each wave of new judges blown in by each successive political wind – Hugo Black
  3. Why has not anyone seen that fossils alone gave birth to a theory about the formation of the earth that without them no one would have ever dreamed that there were successive epochs in the formation of the globe – Georges Cuvier
  4. A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  5. But the history of the changes produced by a universal idea is not a history of changes in the individual but of changes brought about by the successive efforts of millions of individuals in the course of many generations – Lafcadio Hearn
  6. It has been mentioned that in Trench I there is evidence of three successive stages of these defences – Kathleen Kenyon
  7. The contents of the massive banks behind these successive revetments makes it quite clear that the material was derived from the incorporation of earlier occupation levels – Kathleen Kenyon
  8. There are very few human beings who receive the truth complete and staggering by instant illumination Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment on a small scale by successive developments cellularly like a laborious mosaic – Anais Nin
  9. When you start with a portrait and search for a pure form a clear volume through successive eliminations you arrive inevitably at the egg Likewise starting with the egg and following the same process in reverse one finishes with the portrait – Pablo Picasso
  10. At the time the Sendmail program had a very poor reputation with respect to security with four root vulnerabilities per year for two successive years – Wietse Venema
  11. The New Deal is plainly an attempt to achieve a working socialism and avert a social collapse in America it is extraordinarily parallel to the successive 'policies' and 'Plans' of the Russian experiment Americans shirk the word 'socialism', but what else can one call it – H. G. Wells

Usage examples for successive

  1. She had for her supper every evening a few dates and barley for several successive days ” – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  2. He had declined repeated successive invitations to Lady Wathin's table – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. Shall I tell you about some that I have observed throughout several successive winters – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  4. “ Howard's Morgan's and Carlisle's bring us by successive steps to the neighbourhood of Grahamstown ” – Six Months at the Cape by R.M. Ballantyne
  5. Four successive attempts were made to get the jewel away from me – Okewood of the Secret Service by Valentine Williams
  6. They might appear in successive pamphlets each of a single sheet printed in double column and the series might be discontinued at any time if the public ceased to care for it – Robert Browning by Edward Dowden
  7. In vain did the men urge their bullocks over successive ridges of deep loose sand the moment they had topped one there was another before them to ascend – Expedition into Central Australia by Charles Sturt
  8. When we have a considerable thickness of metamorphic rocks which still exhibit more or less distinct traces of bedding like the successive beds of gneiss mica schist and quartz rock of the Scottish Highlands we can hardly doubt that the now crystalline masses are merely highly altered aqueous strata – Geology by James Geikie
  9. There are traces he says among the old deposits of the earth of an organic progression among the successive forms of life – The Antiquity of Man by Charles Lyell
  10. The cedar on the lawn gave up two limbs that fell upon successive days at the same hour too just before dusk – The Man Whom the Trees Loved by Algernon Blackwood
  11. Whether the cause and its effect be necessarily successive or not causation is still the law of the succession of phenomena – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
  12. So in most old trees the bark consists of successive layers of the inner woody bark – Outlines of Lessons in Botany, Part I; From Seed to Leaf by Jane H. Newell
  13. In one of my own register books an indignant parson writes in the year 1768 There does not appear any one entry of a Baptism Marriage or Burial in the old Register for nine successive years viz ” – Vanishing England by P. H. Ditchfield
  14. But she quickly wearied of the West and of her successive husbands – Superwomen by Albert Payson Terhune
  15. The criticisms upon the successive numbers as they came out were various but generally encouraging – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  16. The history of Electro Wireless Telegraphy like that of all inventions is one of successive stages and all the work was not done by one man – Electricity and Magnetism Nature's Miracles, Vol. III. by Elisha Gray
  17. 64 By a number of syllables in succession an emotion is sometimes raised extremely similar to that raised by successive motion which may be evident even to those who are defective in taste from the following fact that the term movement in all languages is equally applied to both – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  18. Later with successive visits to the forge the layer of solar horn forming its floor is cut away and the cavity exposed to view – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  19. Every successive rent and blow was of the like irresistible violence and though the Paladin himself never fought with more force and fury he lost blood every instant – Stories from the Italian Poets: With Lives of the Writers, Vol. 2 by Leigh Hunt
  20. His official relations with the Foreign Office were courteous and agreeable the successive Foreign Ministers during his stay being Count Richberg Count Mensdorff and Baron Beust ” – Memoir of John Lothrop Motley, Complete by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Last Updated: February 6, 2009