Usage examples for vehemence

  1. " There seems to be some difference of opinion here," said the judge, putting his hand over his mouth to repress a smile at the vehemence of the accusation. – Calvary Alley by Alice Hegan Rice
  2. " She is a woman," Nancy said, with what seemed a touch of vehemence. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  3. His vehemence frightened her. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  4. He laughed, ashamed of his vehemence, and the horses sprang gaily forward, glad to be moving again after even so brief a halt. – Afterwards by Kathlyn Rhodes
  5. Blake faltered in his vehemence. – Max by Katherine Cecil Thurston
  6. His words fell fast, and he checked her for an instant with his vehemence. – Nan of Music Mountain by Frank H. Spearman
  7. Atahuallpa, taking it, turned over the pages a moment, then, as the insuit he had received probably flashed across his mind, he threw it down with vehemence, and exclaimed,- Tell your comrades that they shall give me an account of their doings in my land. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru by Prescott, William Hickling
  8. Her vehemence was so sudden, and the sentiments she had uttered so different from those which he had habitually ascribed to women, that he could only sit and gaze at her in mute astonishment. – Tales From Two Hemispheres by Hjalmar Hjorth Boysen
  9. He stopped me with some vehemence. – Richard Carvel, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  10. He spoke with a suppressed vehemence that was startling. – The Orchard of Tears by Sax Rohmer
  11. His force and vehemence are amazing- far beyond Chatham, far beyond Fox, far beyond any orator we can recall. – Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry by Thomas Davis Commentator: T. W. Rolleston
  12. Saying these words, with great vehemence he seized hold of Piedro, and in the very midst of the little fruit- market gave him a severe beating. – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth
  13. " Well, then, I think it is only just you should be unhappy," says Mona, with some vehemence. – Mrs. Geoffrey by Duchess
  14. And our Lord seems to imply that this last sacrifice of the worst because the deepest evil must be made with indignant vehemence; hand and foot must be cut off, but the eye must be cast out, though life be half darkened in the process. – The Gospel According to St. Mark by G. A. Chadwick
  15. " I love Jim," pursued Barbara, with that refreshed vehemence that follows a brief interval of tears. – The Story Of Julia Page Works of Kathleen Norris, Volume V. by Kathleen Norris
  16. I know I should die, she added, with a vehemence which startled Miss Morton. – Amy Herbert by Elizabeth Sewell
  17. She felt there must have been other grounds for the sudden vehemence and bitter emphasis with which he had spoken those words. – Fickle Fortune by Elisabeth Burstenbinder (AKA E. Werner)
  18. He did not fail to observe a searching look which she directed upon him, but its meaning became clear to him only when, as he was taking leave, she said in a tone of humility: Pardon my vehemence, Mr. Seraphin! – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  19. He broke off, then went on again with panting vehemence. – When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry by Charles Neville Buck