Usage examples for topic

  1. The speech was listened to with great attention, and became the topic of conversation in all circles at Rome, and even Bishops of the other party paid a high tribute to it. – Letters From Rome on the Council by Johann Joseph Ignaz von Döllinger
  2. Of course they had only one topic in common: " Seen your brother lately?" – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  3. Before giving full discussion to this topic, it will be well to consider certain other functions, which are, or may be, sources of value for money. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  4. We must not dwell too long upon this topic. – Life in the Roman World of Nero and St. Paul by T. G. Tucker
  5. I am to speak on a current topic that is as well known to you as to me. – The Negro and the elective franchise. A Series Of Papers And A Sermon (The American Negro Academy. Occasional Papers, No. 11.) by Archibald H. Grimké, Charles C. Cook, John Hope, John L. Love, Kelly Miller, and Rev. Frank J. Grimké
  6. Her correspondence with her lover was soon discovered, and, when urged upon that topic, she had too much truth and honour to deny it. – The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland (1753),Vol. V. by Theophilus Cibber
  7. Next topic of discussion. – An Encounter in Atlanta by Ed Howdershelt
  8. Every one will, of his own accord, fall to talking on his favorite topic, if you will follow, and not attempt to lead him. – The Young Man's Guide by William A. Alcott
  9. To judge from appearances, the children form the chief topic at this morning gathering. – Unbeaten-Tracks-in-Japan by Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy)
  10. I went back through my thinking on that topic, and I found holes big enough to drive Karpin's claim through. – The Risk Profession by Donald Edwin Westlake
  11. The old campaigner for her part, was very well satisfied that the topic had been mentioned: that was all she wanted. – Caught in a Trap by John C. Hutcheson
  12. " All right; then I will take it for granted that you can start the engine of the Leopard," continued Percy, coming back to the topic which interested him most. – Taken by the Enemy by Oliver Optic
  13. Aunt, said Betty, anxious to change the topic, would you mind my seeing a doctor? – A Book of Ghosts by Sabine Baring-Gould
  14. He then began to talk on his favourite topic - the religions of the world, while Beric drew Aemilia, who had been weeping since the scene between her parents, into the tablinum. – Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion by G. A. Henty
  15. The third person is the one that is spoken of, or that is the topic of conversation. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  16. Will you not drop the topic? – All-Wool Morrison by Holman Day
  17. Now, I cannot say why I do not smoke, except that there are so many reasons why I should, and so I return to our first topic and ask, " Does your medicine make the men well again?" – Seeds of Pine by Janey Canuck
  18. Before closing my remarks on the topic of " the rights of property," I will admit the truth of your charge, that Abolitionists deny, that the slaveholder is entitled to " compensation" for his slaves. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society