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contrives Sentence Examples

  • The nominal title, even when most strictly observed, is rarely more than a starting-point; and, though the brevity of these first essays for the most part prevents the author from journeying very far, he contrives to get to the utmost range of his tether.

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  • contrives to miss the return, which Faldo does not.

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  • contrives to look faintly incongruous; a column in white concrete sitting atop an outcrop of black sandstone.

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  • Elslack Moor somehow contrives to look much bigger than it actually is.

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  • imprudent young man contrives to be extremely comfortable.

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  • From this general perspective, ABC for a Marxist, he contrives however to make a recipe of temporizing passivity and national nihilism.

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  • temporizeis general perspective, ABC for a Marxist, he contrives however to make a recipe of temporizing passivity and national nihilism.

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  • What this is cannot easily be defined; it consists, perhaps, in the beauty of the atmosphere which Tennyson contrives to cast around his work, moulding it in the blue mystery of twilight, in the opaline haze of sunset: this atmosphere, suffused over his poetry with inestimable skill and with a tact very rarely at fault, produces an almost unfailing illusion or mirage of loveliness, so that, even where (as must sometimes be the case with every poet) the thought and the imagery have little value in themselves, the fictive aura of beauty broods over the otherwise undistinguished verse.

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  • Bach contrives to give this anti-climax a definite artistic value; all the more from the fact that his Crucifixus and Resurrexit, and the contrast between them, are among the most sublime and directly impressive things in all music. To the end of his Resurrexit chorus he appends an orchestral ritornello, summing up the material of the chorus in the most formal possible way, and thereby utterly destroying all sense of finality as a member of a large group, while at the same time not in the least impairing the force and contrast of the whole - that contrast having ineffaceably asserted itself at the moment when it occurred.

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  • Chance forms the characters of the rulers of France, who submit to him; chance forms the character of Paul I of Russia who recognizes his government; chance contrives a plot against him which not only fails to harm him but confirms his power.

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