Usage examples for talented

  1. The Parliament here meant is such as presents itself at once to the mind of a man of the nineteenth century, with its members of both Houses elected by the people, as in America, or those of the Upper House in the nomination of the crown; its opposing parties often degenerating into mere factions; its views limited to material progress, and its aims and aspirations altogether worldly; deeply imbued with the modern ideas of liberalism, yet knowing very little, if any thing, of true liberty; often following the lead of a few talented members, whose real merits are seldom an index of conscience and sense of right. – Irish Race in the Past and the Present by Aug. J. Thebaud
  2. They are not spoken of as brilliant or talented but faithful in the midst of opposition. – Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation by S. D. Gordon
  3. He was fully as brave, talented polite, and accomplished in every way as the widow described him. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  4. Mr. Jacob was, as usual, his joy and his pride; and nothing he could do or say sufficed to raise a doubt in the mind of his admiring father of his being the most talented young man in Europe. – The Vicar of Wrexhill by Mrs [Frances] Trollope
  5. Or you, brother, if you feel as if you wanted people to notice you more and say nice things about you and tell how talented you are, you are hungry. – Heart Talks by Charles Wesley Naylor
  6. Rich, talented and beloved; how can there be such pitiful wailings in your poor heart? – Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale by Ida Glenwood
  7. She hated 'Lena- hated her because she was beautiful and talented and because in her presence Carrie and Anna were ever in the shade. – 'Lena Rivers by Mary J. Holmes
  8. You're talented blow is it that you're a civil- guard? – The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere by José Rizal
  9. For those young men were the bravest, purest, and most talented of the band both in dress and habits: they were distinguished by a magnanimous recklessness and a noble simplicity. – On the Future of our Educational Institutions by Friedrich Nietzsche
  10. What's the use of being the talented only daughter of a prosperous newspaper owner if you can't cash in on it now and then? – Hoofbeats on the Turnpike by Mildred A. Wirt
  11. Fanny is talented she is a good musician, and knows English and Italian. – Monsieur Cherami by Charles Paul de Kock
  12. They were not less fortunate in each having a talented son, who also became friends and partners like their fathers before them. – James Watt by Andrew Carnegie
  13. Awkward as he at first appeared to me, I found, as he progressed in his studies, that he possessed a powerful intellect, which only required proper culture to enable him to become a talented and useful man. – The Path of Duty, and Other Stories by H. S. Caswell
  14. All three were musical, and two of them more than usually talented both in singing and acting- Violet and Bernard. – Up in Ardmuirland by Michael Barrett
  15. All this the Talented One learned, little by little, in the way country gossip is learned. – Four Girls and a Compact by Annie Hamilton Donnell
  16. Mr. Webb was a clear- headed, and a much more talented man than his brother magistrate. – The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope
  17. The most talented and charming companion in the world could not have filled to them the place of the helpless, uninteresting invalid who had passed away. – Mrs. Overtheway's Remembrances by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  18. She is, I understand from Mrs Bathurst, of a noble family in France, thrown upon the world by circumstances, very talented and very proud. – Valerie by Frederick Marryat
  19. He was quite one of the best officers on our staff; he was, moreover, good- natured, talented quick and well educated; in a word, he was a fascinating young fellow. – Abbé Aubain and Mosaics by Prosper Mérimée