Quotes of upper

  1. And though hard be the task, 'Keep a stiff upper lip'. – Phoebe Cary
  2. These ivy league students are in the upper echelon of the college boards and had great opportunity in front of them regardless of where they go to college. Its in their very nature and it is something they expect. – Michael N. Castle
  3. The several tribes of Indians inhabiting the regions of the Upper Missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last Letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the Continent. – George Catlin
  4. There is more to folklore research than fieldwork. This is why in all of my other upper -division courses I require a term paper involving original research. – Alan Dundes
  5. I love my accent, I thought it was useful in Gone In 60 Seconds because the standard villain is upper class or Cockney. My Northern accent would be an odd clash opposite Nic Cage. – Christopher Eccleston
  6. Evolution is what it is. The upper classes have always died out; it's one of the most charming things about them. – Germaine Greer
  7. Since the turn of the 20th century, members of the Jewish community in Upper East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia have been meeting together to celebrate and worship. – William L. Jenkins
  8. As founder and co -chair of the upper Mississippi River Congressional task force, I have long sought to preserve the river's health and historical multiple uses, including as a natural waterway and a home to wildlife, for the benefit of future generations of Americans. – Ron Kind
  9. Why has the Democratic Party become so arrogantly detached from ordinary Americans? Though they claim to speak for the poor and dispossessed, Democrats have increasingly become the party of an upper -middle -class professional elite, top -heavy with journalists, academics and lawyers. – Camille Paglia
  10. Men now monopolize the upper levels... depriving women of their rightful share of opportunities for incompetence. – Laurence J. Peter
  11. Today's symphonic music is sponsored by the upper structures of society. – Sun Ra
  12. Upper classes are a nation's past; the middle class is its future. – Ayn Rand
  13. I wanted to look at the upper -middle -class scene since the war, and in particular my generation's part in it. We had spent our early years as privileged members of a privileged class. How were we faring in the Age of the Common Man? How ought we to be faring? – Simon Raven
  14. The Legislature of Lower Canada, consisting chiefly of Roman Catholics, could hardly be expected to support a church which they were taught to consider heretical, and in Upper Canada the scanty means at the disposal of the Government, precluded all hope. – John Strachan
  15. At present there is no distinction among the upper ten thousand of the city. – Nathaniel Parker Willis

Usage examples for upper

  1. A light air filled the upper canvas, and just gave us command of the ship. – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper
  2. The matter of the business suit was upper most in the mind of each. – Skinner's Dress Suit by Henry Irving Dodge
  3. The girl took me by the hand to guide me: for, save from the one bright window in the upper floor, there was no light at all in the yard. – The Splendid Spur by Arthur T. Quiller Couch
  4. She nodded and held her under lip in with her upper teeth. – Brink of Madness by Walter J. Sheldon
  5. Mrs. Post and Miss Forrest both have been coming along the upper gallery frequently, bringing things to both Blunt and McLean. – 'Laramie;' or, The Queen of Bedlam. by Charles King
  6. Without a word the Colonel turned the upper side out. – The Magnetic North by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  7. In some way not yet explained to me it had came into possession of this upper servant. – Lonesome Town by Ethel and James Dorrance
  8. In their upper story was a perpetual fire, which was plainly seen in the night. – A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume II. (of VI.) by Jacob Bryant
  9. Most of them who could find places sat out on a little upper deck, in front of the main cabin, which was in the top story. – A Jolly Fellowship by Frank R. Stockton
  10. The upper man then helped me in a similar action, while the lower pushed me up by the feet. – Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities of Art (Vol. 3 of 3) by S. Spooner
  11. Mrs. Evringham, watching from an upper window, suspected it. – Jewel A Chapter In Her Life by Clara Louise Burnham
  12. I told him on the upper Yadkin. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. But half a dozen times at least before he reached the upper end of the room I saw the scene repeated. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  14. And yet it seemed so easy, for there before him, in the upper row, with its black letters on a gold ground, was the bottle that would do the work. – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  15. Haven't you noticed my long upper lip? – Nobody's Child by Elizabeth Dejeans
  16. Joe said, " I wasn't going to bring the matter up until I had made Low- Upper caste." – Frigid Fracas by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  17. The sun had set, and the long twilight was giving way to darkness when they came down the trail into the upper end of the camp. – The Plunderer by Roy Norton
  18. Don't show yourself on the upper deck again, and don't sit at cards with anybody. – Gold Seekers of '49 by Edwin L. Sabin
  19. " We must first secure the upper end, my friend," observed Mudge; a matter the black did not appear to have considered. – Twice Lost by W.H.G. Kingston
  20. An answer came from an upper window. – The Cavalier by George Washington Cable

Rhymes for upper