present generation

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  • It is only within the present generation that we have come to know it well. Cited from St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, Mar 1878, No. 5
  • There are three things that none of the young men of the present generation can do. Cited from The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
  • In the limited space of little more than fifty years the present generation has been formed. Cited from What I Saw in California, by Edwin Bryant
  • He himself gave it to his first-born, and it still appears in the present generation. Cited from Types of Naval Officers, by A. T. Mahan (AKA: Alfred Thayer Mahan)
  • I don't think the present generation no worse en they ever been. Cited from Slave Narratives: Arkansas, Pt. 7, by Work Projects Administration
  • Most of them have died, and I know but few of the present generation. Cited from Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume VIII, by Robert Green Ingersoll
  • Whether the present generation will produce great poetry, we do not know. Cited from Aspects of Literature, by J. Middleton Murry
  • What is the duty of the present generation in the great conflict? Cited from Sketches of the Covenanters, by J. C. McFeeters
  • Our lives were passed after a fashion which would seem indeed strange to the present generation. Cited from V1 Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay, by Trevelyan
  • The cup is full, and the present generation shall know it. Cited from I.N.R.I., by Peter Rosegger
  • As they disappeared thirty years since, few of the present generation ever saw them. Cited from The Physiology of Taste, by Brillat Savarin
  • This tradition has almost completely died out among the present generation.
  • The present generation has seen a united Germany become great among the nations of the earth. Cited from The Audacious War, by Clarence W. Barron
  • But the present generation has no concept of serving under arms. Cited from The Status Civilization, by Robert Sheckley
  • Yet who can be to the present generation even what Scott has been to the past? Cited from P's Correspondence, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The present generation can hardly understand that there was a time when matches were not known. Cited from The Life of the Fields, by Richard Jefferies
  • What resemblance can we find in the present generation, of these great men? Cited from The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor..., by John Hamilton Moore
  • The result is that the present generation has almost forgotten their existence. Cited from Value of the Old Testament, by Charles Foster Kent
  • However in the present generation, there are many who are breaking these traditional marriage laws.
  • Surely none of this present generation knew the existence of any such passage. Cited from My Lady of Doubt, by Randall Parrish
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