forcible

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  • There is little here to show the more forcible elements of his character. Cited from Van Dyck, by Estelle M. Hurll
  • Nothing is so grand as truth, nothing so forcible, nothing so novel. Cited from Imaginary Conversations and Poems, by Walter Savage Landor
  • We think her arguments would have been more forcible if they had been less complex. Cited from Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 118, August, 1867, by Various
  • The first is the forcible method, and it has been employed most frequently. Cited from The Art of Public Speaking, by Carnegie and Esenwein
  • So he wrote him a piece of his mind, in fine, forcible Latin. Cited from The Age of Erasmus, by P. S. Allen
  • I remember a passage, which struck me at the time as being very forcible. Cited from Personal Recollections of Birmingham and Birmingham Men, by E. Edwards
  • He knew his own mind, and could give forcible expression to his convictions when occasion required. Cited from The Scottish Reformation, by Alexander F. Mitchell
  • How forcible and full of noble example is the picture exhibited by these records? Cited from Bay State Monthly, Vol. I, No. 3, March, 1884, by Various
  • If he was forcible before the jury he was equally so with the court. Cited from The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln, by Francis Fisher Browne
  • The French then began the forcible return of the soldiers to Soviet Russia. Cited from Europe--Whither Bound?, by Stephen Graham
  • This young lady has laid forcible hands on me to give her an object-lesson in English history. Cited from Brother Copas, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • You've got to find something that'll express nothing, and express it forcible. Cited from Christmas, by Zona Gale
  • I was beginning to lose my temper, and expressed myself in somewhat forcible language. Cited from In the Shadow of Death, by P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald
  • He sought some forcible phrase that would crush her, but he could find none. Cited from His Excellency the Minister, by Jules Claretie
  • The UN's position has been that there will be no forcible change in international borders.
  • His speech, when alone with his own household, was more forcible and not so well regulated. Cited from Jane Field, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • It is the practical school of mankind working by action, which is always more forcible than words. Cited from Life and Conduct, by J. Cameron Lees
  • His style was forcible, and like that of all the Latin comic writers, highly complex. Cited from History of English Humour, Vol. 1 (of 2),by Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange
  • It is the forcible maintenance of bad economic conditions that has produced Irish crime in the past. Cited from The Framework of Home Rule, by Erskine Childers
  • She felt really afraid of this forcible girl, who was so very angry and so very pretty in her anger. Cited from By the Light of the Soul, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
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