urgent necessity

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  • At present your most urgent necessity is food, which I am now going to get for you. Cited from A Pirate of the Caribbees, by Harry Collingwood
  • With continued growth more space again became an urgent necessity.
  • It became, therefore, of urgent necessity to provide for the defense of that portion of our country. Cited from Messages and Papers of the Presidents: James Knox Polk, by Richardson
  • No more urgent necessity faces the professional woman than this of training her mind to its highest productiveness. Cited from Applied Psychology for Nurses, by Mary F. Porter
  • At that time, therefore, an urgent necessity existed for the passage of some such law. Cited from Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, by Richardson
  • Nothing, indeed, but the most urgent necessity could have driven the king to attempt so difficult an enterprise. Cited from With Frederick the Great, A Story of the Seven Years' War, by G.A. Henty
  • They will have over against them the obvious urgent necessities of the time. Cited from What is Coming?, by H. G. Wells
  • Masin alone was free to reach him in case of any urgent necessity. Cited from The Heart of Rome, by F. Crawford
  • But the urgent necessity of his situation no longer admitted of delay. Cited from The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. I, Part E, by David Hume
  • The urgent necessity for legislation to this end is now generally recognized. Cited from Messages and Papers of Rutherford B. Hayes, Ed. by James D. Richardson
  • None but they know the urgent necessity of doing this. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 7, No. 40, February, 1861, by Various
  • He was, besides, in want of many articles of urgent necessity. Cited from The Young Franc Tireurs, by G. A. Henty
  • These sacrifices on the part of the country had become a matter of urgent necessity. Cited from Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17, by Charles Francis Horne
  • He believed that a well-trained militia was an urgent necessity and developed the American system around that idea.
  • He became aware of three others rushing towards him, aware of the urgent necessity of beating above them. Cited from The Sleeper Awakes, by H.G. Wells
  • Again everyone can and does put forth universal energy under pressure of some urgent necessity, which will startle even himself. Cited from The Doctrine and Practice of Yoga, by A. P. Mukerji
  • Your sufferings go to my heart, and nothing but the most urgent necessity has prevented me from writing to you before. Cited from Recollections of My Youth, by Ernest Renan
  • No doubt it was the first time he had ever told a lie in his life, and only urgent necessity drove him to it now. Cited from A Hungarian Nabob, by Maurus Jokai
  • Next to cold, hunger was the most urgent necessity by which we were now pressed. Cited from Edgar Huntly, by Charles Brockden Brown
  • We struggle out of the urgent necessities of a mere animal existence. Cited from The Research Magnificent, by H.G. Wells
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