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Usage examples for traditional

  1. There are a certain number of traditional Guignol pieces, handed down from generation to generation. – A Book About the Theater by Brander Matthews
  2. Seeing that I was a swami, a renunciate attired in the traditional orange cloth, he added politely, " Pray inform me how you know my affairs." – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  3. The question has long been discussed whether the traditional site on which stands the Church of the Holy Sepulchre is the true one. – Cities of the Dawn by J. Ewing Ritchie
  4. You have gone far, far beyond the legal and even traditional demands you have on the local population. – Black Man's Burden by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  5. The question has been raised whether the Targums have for their authors single individuals, or are the embodiment of traditional interpretations collected and revised by one or more persons. – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows
  6. 66. The Traditional Logic. – An Introduction to Philosophy by George Stuart Fullerton
  7. A third tendency may also be said to be specially well illustrated- the tendency to change the traditional application of logical terms. – Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto
  8. For half an hour, cold with fear and nervousness, she sought for the traditional spring, but her efforts were in vain. – Castle Craneycrow by George Barr McCutcheon
  9. Here again, the answer is simple and indeed traditional. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  10. He was a quiet, kindly man with the traditional family love of the arts, and it was for him that Gozzoli worked. – A Wanderer in Florence by E. V. Lucas
  11. It is the protest against mere instinctive or customary virtue, which is but compliance with traditional authority, and compliance with it as if it were a sort of quasi- natural law. – Hegel’s Philosophy of Mind by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
  12. On the one hand, is the traditional idea of the past-" Spare the rod and spoil the child." – Heart and Soul by Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post)
  13. Atiba saluted him in traditional fashion, then turned to Obewole. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  14. That is our traditional failure. – Seeing Things at Night by Heywood Broun
  15. People tell me that a new generation only smiles at the traditional glory of Sarah Siddons. – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
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