Everything gets better with practice, Carmen.
His father joined him and handed him his wooden practice sword.
I know it was back when baseball practice started.
It also encouraged vivisection - a practice common with Descartes himself.
The things which they practice are said not yet to be known.
You need to do a little target practice too.
No baseball practice today?
The regiments had entered and left the town with their bands playing, and by the Grand Duke's orders the men had marched all the way in step (a practice on which the Guards prided themselves), the officers on foot and at their proper posts.
Any practice work I've ever seen was done by rote.
He had tried to teach her to play the piano many times through the years, but she always became bored within a week or so of practice and gave up.
In English practice the leader is entitled to a second throw if he fail to roll a On Scottish greens the game of points is frequently played, but it is rarely seen on English greens.
But in practice there is every opportunity for skill.
Martha, free to indulge, surprised me by drinking more than her share, an uncommon practice on her part.
The tank system is of much earlier date than this cylinder system, and although the two resemble each other in many respects, the tank system is in practice the less effective.
Second are the inefficiencies in the human processes—that is, the techniques by which we practice agriculture.
From the beginning of my education Miss Sullivan made it a practice to speak to me as she would speak to any hearing child; the only difference was that she spelled the sentences into my hand instead of speaking them.
That happened only when, as was the case that day, her husband returned home, or a sick child was convalescent, or when she and Countess Mary spoke of Prince Andrew (she never mentioned him to her husband, who she imagined was jealous of Prince Andrew's memory), or on the rare occasions when something happened to induce her to sing, a practice she had quite abandoned since her marriage.
I know a woodchopper, of middle age, who takes a French paper, not for news as he says, for he is above that, but to "keep himself in practice," he being a Canadian by birth; and when I ask him what he considers the best thing he can do in this world, he says, beside this, to keep up and add to his English.
In spite of the time lapse between practice sessions, she did well enough to win his praise.
At the age of nineteen he returned home and began practice with his father.
This is infallibility put into practice by definite acts.
Artists have been known to use the left hand in the hope of checking the fatal facility which practice had conferred on the right; and if Hood had been able to place under some restraint the curious and complex machinery of words and syllables which his fancy was incessantly producing, his style would have been a great gainer, and much real earnestness of object, which now lies confused by the brilliant kaleidoscope of language, would have remained definite and clear.
Ezekiel's own moral code is that of the prophets, which insists on the practice of the fundamental civic virtues.
The 15th century has the honour of composing the great commentary on the text of the Canon, grouping around it all that theory had imagined, and all that practice had observed.
A zealot for monastic and clerical reform, he introduced a more severe discipline, including the practice of flagellation, into the house, which, under his rule, quickly attained celebrity, and became a model for other foundations.
It is consistent with this view to argue the absolute parity of ministers and elders, conceding to all presbyters" equal right to teach, to rule, to administer the sacraments, to take part in the ordination of ministers, and to preside in church courts."The practice of the Presbyterian churches of the present day is in accord with the first-named theory.
Constant practice makes the fingers very flexible, and some of my friends spell rapidly--about as fast as an expert writes on a typewriter.
From the beginning, I HAVE MADE IT A PRACTICE TO ANSWER ALL HELEN'S QUESTIONS TO THE BEST OF MY ABILITY IN A WAY INTELLIGIBLE TO HER, and at the same time truthfully.
The purpose of this apartment was to give her a place to practice being human.
Talal, send Ne'Rin to the practice fields.
There's nothing to prove the practice notebook is even in her writing.
In the rural areas, there was less concern with traffic, although an occasional farm dog forced him to practice his sprints.
None of them made any move to invite him to their practice, so he moved away, toward the closest group of five.
Jonathan had band practice with his friends and Alex was in his recliner, reading a letter from a wildlife management area in Colorado.
Helen acquired language by practice and habit rather than by study of rules and definitions.
"Is this your daddy?" she said, in a voice that showed little practice with children.
All she had to do was practice for a day or two and then find Gabriel.
Why is it virtuous for a woman to practice chastity, and ludicrous for a man?
It seems to me when you practice letters, you print uppercase letters first, don't you?
And, if practice makes perfect, Ouray, blessed with a beautiful but long winter season, gave its citizens ample opportunity to do just that.
Not really, a hundred years of practice and you would play just as well.
Your ma told me you had baseball practice and nothing unusual happened.
Where attempts are made to reduce the third theory to practice the result is not satisfactory.
Rhyn rested back on the boulder and closed his eyes to the rhythmic sounds of waves and Gabriel trying to kill the practice dummy.
Maybe she did write it years earlier and it really is her practice work, he offered.
The deep part of the pool was small, but years of practice had taught her where to land.
He had died by the time I read that passage in one of his books, so I couldn't write him, as is my normal practice when an author's words puzzle me.
The princess glanced at her watch and, seeing that she was five minutes late in starting her practice on the clavichord, went into the sitting room with a look of alarm.
Jeffrey Byrne had telephoned home in early evening, his usual practice when he was traveling on business trips.
The purpose of his paper was to show that there is no problem if the axis is moved to the left.
Whatever the obligations of the state towards the ecclesiastical society may be in pure theory, in practice they become more precise and stable when they assume the nature of a bilateral convention by which the state engages itself with regard to a third party.
He continued the practice, which he had commenced in 1848, of taking with him a small party of undergraduates in vacation time, and working with them in one of his favourite haunts, at Askrigg in Wensleydale, or Tummel Bridge, or later at WestMalvern.
It is only after years of this sort of practice that even great men have learned to marshal the legion of words which come thronging through every byway of the mind.
After lunch, Cynthia borrowed a practice from Fred as she began to make a list of her own.
A band tooted practice blasts, someone was yelling directions through an old fashioned megaphone, which were ignored, and Suzanne, whose nightly music show serenaded the tourists, warmed up the Star Spangled Banner in a voice that needed no mike.
A'Ran left the command center for the practice fields, the area behind the dwelling where his men fought.
Any one who has tried to write knows what Miss Keller owes to the endless practice which Miss Sullivan demanded of her.
GALVANIZED IRON, sheet iron having its surface covered with a thin coating of zinc. In spite of the name, galvanic action has often no part in the production of galvanized iron, which is prepared by dipping the iron, properly cleaned and pickled in acid, in a bath of molten zinc. The hotter the zinc the thinner the coating, but as a high temperature of the bath is attended with certain objections, it is a common practice to use a moderate temperature and clear off the excess of zinc by passing the plates between rollers.