true temper

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  • This lad has in him the true temper for a good husband, a kind father, and an honest executor. Cited from The Tatler, Volume 1, 1899, by George A. Aitken
  • Merry and lithe it is, and its true temper singeth when it meets another blade as two friends sing when met after many years. Cited from Don Rodriguez, Lord Dunsany
  • George Stephenson was born with the pewter spoon in his mouth, but the true temper of his soul turned it into pure gold. Cited from Literary and Social Essays, George William Curtis
  • True Temper also has a graphite manufacturing facility in Guangzhou, China.
  • The true temper of the American people was carefully hidden from the German people by the German newspapers acting under instructions from the Imperial Government. Cited from History of the World War, by Francis A. March and Richard J. Beamish
  • Ames True Temper specializes in the manufacture of non-powered lawn and garden products.
  • It is base and foolish to be forecasting our pleasures; the true temper is to be forecasting our work. Cited from Expositions/Scripture: Isaiah & Jeremiah, Maclaren
  • But Pope had so much of the true temper of a litigant, and so loved a nice point, that he might have been expected to raise the question on the first opportunity. Cited from Obiter Dicta, by Augustine Birrell
  • Indeed, the Spectator's opinion that nothing discovers the true temper of a person so much as his letters, requires a good deal of limitation and qualification. Cited from Frederick Chopin (Complete), Frederick Niecks
  • In recognition of her achievement, she was presented by the True Temper Corporation of America, with a set of the recently introduced steel shafted clubs.
  • The publication of Dr. Zimmermann's note, however, showed the people of the United States the true temper of the government at Berlin. Cited from The World War and What was Behind It, by Louis P. Benezet
  • To speak now of the true temper of empire, it is a thing rare and hard to keep; for both temper, and distemper, consist of contraries. Cited from Essays of Francis Bacon
  • Production of steel shafts takes place in the United States in True Temper's steel manufacturing facility in Amory, Mississippi.
  • At any rate, there was a flaw, and that was sufficient to upset the whole thing, for the chain, not being made by a smith of kind, was of course not of the true temper. Cited from Stories of the Border Marches, by John Lang and Jean Lang
  • It has been remarked by some nice Observers and Criticks, that there is nothing discovers the true Temper of a Person so much as his Letters. Cited from The Spectator, Volumes 1, 2 and 3, by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele
  • For days, for weeks and months to come, the little room on the right of the hall was to vibrate for our young man, as if the very walls and window-panes still suffered, with the odious trial of his true temper. Cited from The Tragic Muse, by Henry James
  • He knows no better use for treasures than to expend them on God's service, and 'all for love, and nothing for reward.' That Is the true temper for Christian work. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Various, Maclaren
  • And to all this is added the true temper of high romance, the power to make the past as real to us as the present, the subtle instinct to discern passion, the swift impulse to portray life. Cited from Reviews, by Oscar Wilde
  • How far I am away from the true temper of soul, this letter in its changing, uncertain moods, its scorn and bitterness, its aspirations and its failures to realise those aspirations shows you quite clearly. Cited from Oscar Wilde, Volume 2 (of 2), by Frank Harris
  • And some there are who work in the true temper, patient and accurate in trial, not rushing to conclusions, feeling there is a mystery, not eager to call it by name till they can know it as a reality: such may learn, such may teach. Cited from At Home And Abroad, by Margaret Fuller Ossoli
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