Usage examples for technique

  1. His very earliest work, written when he could not know much either of Shelley or Keats, shows as they do technique perhaps caught from Leigh Hunt. – A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895) by George Saintsbury
  2. In this last volume the technique which is seen apparently perfected in the Poems and Ballads of 1866 has reached a point from which that relative perfection looks easy and almost accidental. – Figures of Several Centuries by Arthur Symons
  3. As terror was one of the many tools of the system, surprise late- night arrests were the favorite technique. – The Black Experience in America The Immigrant Heritage of America by Norman Coombs
  4. Composition and technique alike, are above praise. – The Story of Seville by Walter M. Gallichan
  5. The result of this curious reading technique had gradually shown itself as she matured. – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  6. He becomes necessarily familiar with the technique of a trial at every point. – The American Judiciary by Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD
  7. George himself, an implacable critic, could not find fault with the technique of Lucas's driving. – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett
  8. Patey was an admirable contralto and gifted with a superb technique. – Memoirs of an American Prima Donna by Clara Louise Kellogg
  9. Perhaps, however, he has added something in technique particularly his own, to be found in the plays of no other man. – Dramatic Technique by George Pierce Baker
  10. The technique is French, but the subjects are Spanish. – Spanish Highways and Byways by Katharine Lee Bates
  11. There was evidently some technique here of which the hurried assistant had not informed her. – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  12. That is an example of what I mean by the fascination that the technique of one's craft may come to possess. – Craftsmanship in Teaching by William Chandler Bagley
  13. He repudiated them by telling himself that he would never rank as a great artist, that he was void of color, theme, and technique. – An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills
  14. I fell back on my wonder, which was great, that Dora should have possessed the technique necessary to take him at a point where he could give her so much that was valuable. – The Pool in the Desert by Sara Jeanette Duncan
  15. This, of course, is due to the finish of her art and a fine technique that makes its presence felt by its seeming absence. – Famous Prima Donnas by Lewis Clinton Strang
  16. Technique throughout was his chief interest, and it is in technique alone that he can claim to have succeeded. – John Lyly by John Dover Wilson