This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

push

push

push Sentence Examples

  • You were trying to push me off the bed.

    141
    75
  • Furious and terrified, Katie planted both her hands on his arm to push it away with no success.

    70
    49
  • His job is to push a button if he sees anything suspicious.

    60
    25
  • Our goals are to push forward, not pull back.

    52
    29
  • He had tried his best to push them out of it.

    33
    21
  • The woman directed her plea toward the Other and tried to push past Jule.

    32
    9
  • He'll break if you push him, the Watcher said.

    32
    18
  • He'll break if you push him, the Watcher said.

    32
    18
  • She sprawled on top of him, unable to push herself up with the earth's violent shaking.

    24
    4
  • Katie planted both her hands on his arm to push it away.

    23
    8
  • A shake of the head meant "No" and a nod, "Yes," a pull meant "Come" and a push, "Go."

    21
    5
  • I never meant to push myself on you in the first place.

    21
    7
  • She cried out, body convulsing under waves of pleasure intense enough to push her towards unconsciousness.

    21
    7
  • How can one push on?

    20
    17
  • She began to push me out of bed.

    16
    17
  • To his credit, Alex didn't visibly respond, but neither did he push her away.

    14
    8
  • Sofia tried to push him away as he lifted her onto the table.

    12
    6
  • If she continued to push it, they would get a restraining order against her.

    12
    6
  • If she continued to push it, they would get a restraining order against her.

    12
    6
  • It seemed that all these men, now that they had stopped amid fields in the chill dusk of the autumn evening, experienced one and the same feeling of unpleasant awakening from the hurry and eagerness to push on that had seized them at the start.

    10
    8
  • She should push him away... yet she did nothing.

    10
    10
  • She ducked into the room and whirled to push it closed just as quickly.

    9
    4
  • He watched a man and woman grab Eric when he went to the bathroom and with her hand over the boy's mouth, push him into a car.

    8
    5
  • He wanted to pinch him, push him, do anything but kiss him--a thing everybody did.

    8
    5
  • Yully didn't push him.

    8
    7
  • Why did you push yourself in there by daylight?

    8
    7
  • If she didn.t find a way to push him away, she risked messing up both of their lives.

    8
    8
  • A sidebar quoted the vocal congressman who continued to push for an investigation while an accompanying article contained the ever increasing rants of the defense bar.

    7
    6
  • He didn't push himself awake but let his senses register the world slowly.

    6
    1
  • Gabriel frowned, unaware of anything that could push him from his position as Death.

    6
    3
  • She felt an unwelcome rush of excitement and reached to push his hand from her hair.

    6
    4
  • With the rapid flow of information about businesses and their products, along with the ease of "checking up" on a vendor, good businesses will get more business and push out the bad ones.

    6
    4
  • Carefully holding my knife before me, I began to push open the door.

    6
    5
  • I'll teach you to push on!...

    6
    5
  • As if measuring themselves and preparing for the coming movement, the western forces push toward the east several times in 1805, 1806, 1807, and 1809, gaining strength and growing.

    6
    5
  • Even a bird is smart enough to push the fledgling out of the nest when it fails to fly on its own.

    6
    6
  • I won't push her into it when she's afraid.

    6
    6
  • Push hard, and shoot me up, he instructed, though his voice was ragged.

    5
    4
  • Every chain of events starts with one push, a catalyst, the perfect mix of different elements that craft a path and make an outcome more likely.

    5
    4
  • It wasn't a cheap plywood door with a simple push lock but a thick, wooden door as ancient as the hotel with deadbolts, as if Andre regularly locked prisoners in his guest room.

    5
    4
  • They snuck around and found my name and began to push me, claiming public interest, national security, and all that bull shit.

    5
    5
  • Never would she have thought that a push up bra was necessary with ample firm breasts, but they swelled from the bra in a way that was smooth and attractive.

    5
    5
  • Never would she have thought that a push up bra was necessary with ample firm breasts, but they swelled from the bra in a way that was smooth and attractive.

    5
    5
  • Too weak to push it off, he let his head drop back onto the cushion behind him.

    4
    3
  • I've been avoiding talking to you about us for awhile, he said, aware he couldn't push it off any further.

    4
    3
  • "We have to find Sasha," Kris said, ignoring her to push his way into the chamber.

    4
    3
  • I've been avoiding talking to you about us for awhile, he said, aware he couldn't push it off any further.

    4
    3
  • Tears filled her eyes, but she forced the water fight at her car into her mind to push out the other.

    4
    4
  • One part of her mind was whispering for her to push him away, but the other side was shouting that it didn't matter.

    4
    5
  • All desire to push him away vanished and she clung to him, lost in the ecstasy of his urgent lovemaking.

    4
    5
  • She had no right to push him into a relationship simply because she wanted a father-in-law.

    4
    12
  • With another deep breath, she leaned over to push aside the shower curtain and grab her face wash.

    3
    3
  • She tried to push away from him but his embrace was too strong.

    3
    4
  • I yelled no and tried to push it away.

    3
    5
  • He gave her a small push toward the path, and she looked down, squinting in the moonlight to see the darkened trail.

    3
    5
  • I yelled no and tried to push it away.

    3
    5
  • It occurred to her that he might push her off it.

    2
    2
  • She was trying hard to push away the gathering emotions that told her Wynn was not the man she wanted, needed him to be.

    2
    2
  • I can't believe that it's healthy to push them from your mind altogether.

    2
    3
  • I set up the chain of events millennia ago and knew if I could push her enough in one direction, she'd go peacefully over the edge, he said.

    2
    3
  • You can push your way past the unhealthy fast food and find some healthier options on the menu to help you refuel for your next adventure.

    1
    0
  • Maybe this was the push she needed to take that final step, the one that'd take her out of this world completely.

    1
    1
  • I push the seed in the ground, water it, and wonder why nothing grew.

    1
    1
  • He'd managed to push himself into a sitting position when she returned with soup and water.

    1
    3
  • His grip tightened around her, and she resisted the urge to push him away and flee.

    1
    3
  • She tried to push the thought away and distract herself by wandering the mansion.

    1
    3
  • Dolokhov replied that they were not hungry and must push on farther that night.

    1
    3
  • He expected her to push him away and slap him, and he was prepared to leave and remain furious at her for the next week or two.

    1
    4
  • He knew all the right buttons to push.

    0
    0
  • His words were accompanied by a push.

    0
    0
  • Cynthia took the opportunity to push Edith a bit further.

    0
    0
  • "You gotta push," she answered with a smile.

    0
    0
  • He doesn't push Donnie the way Jerome did.

    0
    0
  • Fred seemed less than satisfied with Dean's answer but didn't push it.

    0
    0
  • Don't push her on it.

    0
    0
  • He tried to push it away, but all reason escaped him.

    0
    0
  • He lay staring at the ceiling for a time, attempting to push away the torment; it had gripped him so completely that resistance was futile.

    0
    0
  • You know, when push comes to shove, he cannot deny you anything.

    0
    0
  • Let me give you a push.

    0
    0
  • No point in adding my weight to what you already have to push.

    0
    0
  • When you push this thing out of the mud, she's going to be plumb through the gate before we can get to it.

    0
    0
  • Alex picked the coffeepot back up again and she realized he had intended to push her chair in for her.

    0
    0
  • She tried to sit up and push the hot covers away.

    0
    0
  • I guess men have always got to push women as far as they'll go.

    0
    0
  • I won't push you if you won't push me.

    0
    0
  • And then Brutus was at her side, snarling and trying to push her away.

    0
    0
  • She studied him with more interest than fear, even if she did push herself into the corner again.

    0
    0
  • He was trying to push her away again, as he had before.

    0
    0
  • Katie frowned.  In the course of a day, Gabe had gone from emotional to unaffected when discussing Death.  He was distracted, and she felt like she was talking to someone completely different.  Blaming herself for taking his mind off of their survival, she fell silent and followed him.   Briars and branches caught her pant legs, and she found herself slowing to push more and more of the jungle's flora out of the way.  Gabe, too, began to struggle with the bramble, and she noticed the jungle no longer laid their path before him.  Instead of clearing away to allow them passage, it stayed where it was, obstructing them.

    0
    0
  • I managed to push the picture of Byrne in his face and he says the guy didn't look nothing like that and I should get lost.

    0
    0
  • I figured no need to push my good luck so I drove back here to Parkside.

    0
    0
  • I've been able to push temptation away.

    0
    0
  • It crossed her mind to push his hand away, but at the moment it seemed trivial.

    0
    0
  • You might as well accept the fact that I'm a whole lot easier to lead than I am to push.

    0
    0
  • I'm not going to push you into it.

    0
    0
  • He knew every button to push.

    0
    0
  • We've waited this long, there's no reason to push it like this.

    0
    0
  • Jenn glimpsed the black curls of her daughter's head as her mother tried to push her away.

    0
    0
  • Dawn had come an hour earlier but only just managed to push away the shadows of night from the cloudy mountain hiding place that had become her home.

    0
    0
  • The last of his thoughts about her in his bed slid away with the final push of her magic.

    0
    0
  • He tried to push himself up.

    0
    0
  • For all her ability to manipulate the minds of others, she couldn't push the memory of her family from her own thoughts.

    0
    0
  • She wanted to push and tease him to see how far he'd let her.

    0
    0
  • But part of her knew Darian would not only excel at the games she played with people; he'd push back.

    0
    0
  • He didn't flinch this time, suspecting she was purposely trying to push the Claire button to manipulate him.

    0
    0
  • She narrowed the distance again, this time rising up on her tiptoes to kiss him lightly on the lips, the final push over the cliff on which he teetered.

    0
    0
  • Jenn didn't fight it, instead gathering her magic for a push.

    0
    0
  • It was the only thing that explained why she tried to push him away.

    0
    0
  • She wanted to resist, to push him away, but she was so cold.

    0
    0
  • I'll push you until you break.

    0
    0
  • A fifth appeared, as in Sofi's vision, and tried to push the door closed.

    0
    0
  • He wanted to push the warrior into more, but he was too much like his devoted predecessors.

    0
    0
  • Even now he was helping Katie push her out into the wicked world.

    0
    0
  • Don't push it, Jonathan.

    0
    0
  • Well, whatever you do, don't push yourself too hard.

    0
    0
  • Mr. O'Hara could push all he wanted, but marriage and a baby would come at her pace, not his.

    0
    0
  • Using the broom to push the grass aside, she carefully made her way back to the porch and sank into the chair.

    0
    0
  • A vine hung across the trail and when she reached to push it away, it fell on her arm.

    0
    0
  • She gave the door a push and it slammed shut.

    0
    0
  • His children with Megan would have opportunities he and Sylvia never had, but no one was going to push them into a life other than what they wanted.

    0
    0
  • Xander was silent, recalling how Eden always found a way to push past his defenses enough to manipulate him.

    0
    0
  • The wicked side of her wanted to push in a few books next time he left, just to irk him.

    0
    0
  • Xander swung his feet down and strode through the apartment and down the stairs to the ground floor, intrigued by who dared try to push their way into his apartment.

    0
    0
  • "You're like a junior high jock trapped in a Redwood tree," she replied and planted her hands in the middle of his chest to push him away.

    0
    0
  • The realization helped her push back the trance she'd been about to fall into.

    0
    0
  • She was quickly cut off from Xander by the adoring masses and forced to push her way through the crowd to follow him.

    0
    0
  • Jessi planted her hands on his chest and tried to push him.

    0
    0
  • She tried to convince herself of this, just as she tried to push him away by being a bitch.

    0
    0
  • Amused, Xander held her until she recovered enough to push at him.

    0
    0
  • He kissed her again before she was able to push him.

    0
    0
  • "The kid isn't going to push anyone," said Dusty, Damian's operations director for the Western Hemisphere.

    0
    0
  • At first, joining to Cimon's antiPersian ambitions and Themistocles' schemes of Western expansion a new policy of aggression on the mainland, he endeavoured to push forward Athenian power in every direction, and engaged himself alike in Greece Proper, in the Levant and in Sicily.

    0
    0
  • Wright frittered away his time in the district beyond the Darling and did not attempt to follow the party to Cooper's Creek, and Burke, tired of waiting, determined to push on.

    0
    0
  • Napoleon sought to push matters to an extreme, and on the 2nd of April Annexa- he adopted the rigorous measure of annexing to the tion of the kingdom of Italy the papal provinces of Ancona, Papal Urbino, Macerata and Camerina.

    0
    0
  • Baratieri vainly attempted to push forward the reserve, but the Italians were already overwhelmed, and the battleor rather, series of distinct engagementsended in a general rout.

    0
    0
  • The next change observable after some hours is that the untouched cells below the cut grow larger, push tip the dead surface, and divide by walls tangential to it, with the formation of tabloid cork-cells.

    0
    0
  • The great westward projection of the coast of Africa, and the islands to the north-west of that continent, were the principal scene of the work of the mariners sent out at his expense; but his object was to push onward and reach India from the Atlantic. The progress of discovery received a check on his death, but only for a time.

    0
    0
  • He then allowed the military authorities to push forward in the direction of Afghanistan, until in March 1885 an engagement took place between Russian and Afghan forces at Panjdeh.

    0
    0
  • The Romans profited by this inaction to push on the siegeworks, without provoking resistance by actual assaults until the very end.

    0
    0
  • He was imprisoned from 1825 to 1828 for coining, though apparently on insufficient evidence, and in 1833 came to push his claims in Paris, where he was recognized as the dauphin by many persons formerly connected with the court of Louis XVI.

    0
    0
  • In order to push forward a claim which Letizia urged on the French government, he proceeded to Paris in September 1787, and toyed for a time with the pleasures of the Palais Royal, but failed to make good the family claim.

    0
    0
  • Reckoning by that standard we might push the earliest Neolithic remains back behind io,000 B.C.; but the calculation would be worthy of little credence.

    0
    0
  • But Austria, which had made a great show of seconding their efforts, now began to unmask her real aims, which were to take advantage of Turkey's embarrassments to push her own claims in the principalities and the Balkan Peninsula.

    0
    0
  • The Peninsular War called for large forces of the old Grande Arsnee and for a brief period Napoleon directed operations in person; and the Austrians took advantage of the dissemination and weakness of the French forces in Germany to push forward their own preparations with renewed energy.

    0
    0
  • Still everything pointed to the concentration of the Russians at Vilna, and Jerome, who on the 5th of July had reached Grodno, was ordered to push on.

    0
    0
  • This led the latter to push on without due regard to tactical precautions, and Blucher took advantage of their carelessness when at Haynau (May 26), with some twenty squadrons of Landwehr cavalry, he surprised, rode over and almost destroyed Maison's division.

    0
    0
  • Every one was weary of the war, and many felt that it would be unwise to push Napoleon and the French nation to extremes.

    0
    0
  • When it fails it is because its inventor himself hesitates to push his own conception to its full development (Eckmiihl 1809, Borodino 1812).

    0
    0
  • Before the invasion was taken in hand as a serious policy, there had been at least a profession of a belief that the flotilla could push across the Channel during a calm.

    0
    0
  • From that place it was intended to push it down the Amur to Khabarovsk, and finally to proceed up the Usuri to Vladivostok.

    0
    0
  • The object of this action was to push back the Boers from the neighbourhood of Pretoria, but no sooner was this done than the ncrth-western Transvaal became active, in spite of Hunter's and Baden-Powell's advance from Mafeking through this district.

    0
    0
  • army would be the most exposed, the to which the army of the Elbe had now been attached, was to push on its advance to the utmost.

    0
    0
  • The effect of this was to bar the enemy's approach and push back his blockading lines, which had to be carried over an inconveniently large extent of ground.

    0
    0
  • The citizens began to think of surrender, and Nicias was so confident that he neglected to push his advantages.

    0
    0
  • In the case of such altered deposits surface exploration alone is likely to be misleading, and it is important to push the underground exploration far enough to reach the unaltered part of the deposit, or at least deep enough to make it certain that there is a sufficient quantity of altered or enriched ore to form the basis of profitable mining operations.

    0
    0
  • There has been much speculation as to the depth to which it will be practicable to push the work of mining.

    0
    0
  • Two brigades of Birdwood's force were thereupon temporarily transferred to Helles by night, and on the 6th and following two days a mighty effort was made by the invaders to push forward in this southern area and to win the high ground that stretches across the peninsula about 5 m.

    0
    0
  • As Turkish detachments watching this strip of coastline were known to number only about 2,000 men - the Ottoman authorities never contemplating a hostile landing in force in the locality - the design was to put most of the attacking troops ashore during the night of the 6th-7th as a surprise, and that they should then push on at once and master a range of hills 4 or 5 m.

    0
    0
  • It will be convenient to begin with the later historical periods, and then to push our inquiry back into the earlier periods of Babylonian and Sumerian history.

    0
    0
  • The leaf directly opposite the bunch must in all cases be preserved, and the young shoot is to be topped at one or two joints beyond the incipient fruit, the latter distance being preferable if there is plenty of room for the foliage to expand; the lateral shoots, which will push out after the topping, must be again topped above their first or second joints.

    0
    0
  • Having successfully completed his investigations and sent copies of inscriptions and drawings of the tombs to Renan in Paris, he determined to push on farther into the desert.

    0
    0
  • Catherine went home by land and stayed for a month in Genoa with Madonna Orietta Scotti, a noble lady of that city, at whose house Gregory had a long colloquy with her, which encouraged him to push on to Rome.

    0
    0
  • With all the Puritan eagerness to push a clear, uncompromising, Scripture-based distinction of right and wrong into the affairs of every-day life, he has a thoroughly English horror of casuistry, and his clumsy canons consequently make wild work with the infinite intricacies of human nature.

    0
    0
  • Corps was to engage, but not to push its attack home until the Guard could co-operate.

    0
    0
  • It will then push forward and secure its left on the Sensee river and operate so as to protect the left of the Third Army.

    0
    0
  • in the front line, handicapped from the start owing to confusion in the preliminary assembly of their units, to push too far forward without making sure of the ground in their rear.

    0
    0
  • Corps to take Sequehart and Ramicourt and push forward to Montbrehain; for the Australians to occupy the line from W.

    0
    0
  • His inferiority in numbers did not allow him to push his attack quite home, but he inflicted so much injury that the allies were forced to return to the Thames to refit.

    0
    0
  • The discoveries of Copernicus were eagerly accepted by him, and he used them as the lever by which to push aside the antiquated system that had come down from Aristotle, for whom, indeed, he had a perfect hatred.

    0
    0
  • Webb to measure the tractive resistance of trains on the London & North-Western railway, a tractive pull or push compresses two spiral springs by a definite amount, which is recorded to scale by a pencil on a sheet of paper, drawn continuously from a storage drum at the rate of 3 in.

    0
    0
  • But if a worm has to make his way through the gravel, it makes the greatest possible difference to him whether he tries to push right against a piece of gravel, or directs his course through one of the intervals between the pieces; to him, therefore, the gravel is by no means a homogeneous and continuous substance.

    0
    0
  • The left wing was directed to push up the Gosselies-Quatre Bras road, and Pajol's cavalry followed the Prussians who retired along the Gilly-Fleurus road.

    0
    0
  • The day was now drawing to a close, and Ney decided wisely not to push his advance any farther.

    0
    0
  • Napoleon's original plan for the 16th was based on the assumption that the allies, who had been caught napping, would not attempt a risky forward concentration; and he intended therefore to push an advanced guard as far as Gembloux, for the purpose of feeling for and warding off Blucher.

    0
    0
  • In pursuance of this object Ney, to whom Kellermann was now attached, was to mass at Quatre Bras and push an advanced guard 6 m.

    0
    0
  • Small crustaceans and other aquatic animals push their way into the bladders and are unable to escape.

    0
    0
  • Thus a push or a compression of the X air is transmitted onwards in the direction OX.

    0
    0
  • Putting arrows on the frame diagram to indicate the direction of the forces, we see that the member EY must pull and therefore act as a tie, and that the member XE must push and act as a strut.

    0
    0
  • We might thus examine a structure formed of an aggregation of very thin vortex rings, which would move across the fluid without sensibly disturbing it; on the other hand, if formed of stronger vortices, it may transport the portion of the fluid that is within, or adjacent to, its own structure along with it as if it were a solid mass, and therefore also push aside the surrounding fluid as it passes.

    0
    0
  • This declaration of principles and plans is sometimes of importance, not only as an appeal to the people in respect of the past services and merits of the party, but as pledging them to the measures they are to introduce and push forward if they win the election.

    0
    0
  • The inhabitants are enterprising and prosperous, many of them leaving their native city to push their fortunes elsewhere, while of those that remain the greater part is employed in the manufacture of silk and cotton goods, or in the production of fruit.

    0
    0
  • He had inherited his desire for the humiliation of the house of Austria in both its branches, his desire to push the French frontier to the Rhine and maintain a counterpoise of German states against Austria, his alliances with the Netherlands and with Sweden, and his four theatres of war - on the Rhine, in Flanders, in Italy and in Catalonia.

    0
    0
  • Though he carefully guarded his autocratic rights and privileges, and obstinately resisted all efforts to push him farther than he felt inclined to go he acted for several years somewhat like a constitutional sovereign of the continental type.

    0
    0
  • From two to three weeks after the completion of the cocoon the enclosed insect is ready to escape; it moistens one end of its self-made prison, thereby enabling itself to push aside the fibres and make an opening by which the perfect moth comes forth.

    0
    0
  • It would not therefore be correct to push this agreement against Ritz's expression which is not applicable to bands.

    0
    0
  • The Mahommedans, indeed, wore severely punished at Belgrade (1456), and in the sea fight of Metelino (1457): but the indolence of the European princes, who failed to push home the victory, rendered the success abortive.

    0
    0
  • The travellers were able to push on as far as the north-eastern bank of the great Tengri Nor, which they reached on the 30th of November 1893.

    0
    0
  • She scolded and preached a crusade, without, however, departing from the steady pursuit of her own interests in Poland, while endeavouring with transparent cunning to push Austria and Prussia into an invasion of France with all their forces.

    0
    0
  • His aim was to push inland and to work through native evangelists.

    0
    0
  • No eyes are visible in the Chinese yam, but slices of the long club-shaped tubers will push out young shoots and form independent plants, if planted with ordinary care.

    0
    0
  • When repotting is adopted as a temporary expedient, as in the case of bedding-out plants which it is required to push forward as much as possible, it will suffice if provision is made to prevent the drainage hole from getting blocked, and a rich light compost is provided for the encouragement of the roots.

    0
    0
  • One or two may push out a late summer growth, b; this will serve as a vent for the vigour FIG.

    0
    0
  • further, in order to induce the laterals on the second portion to push freely.

    0
    0
  • These disjunctors serve as points of application for the elastic push of the swelling spore-ends, and as the connecting outer lamella of cell-wall suddenly gives way, the spores are jerked asunder.

    0
    0
  • In the meantime Captain Glover's force had crossed the Prah on the 15th of January, and the Ashanti opposition weakening after the capture of Kumasi, Glover was able to push forward.

    0
    0
  • The leading men of Brussels were most anxious not to push matters to extremities.

    0
    0
  • He, however, made good his retreat to the capital, and, on the advance of a French army, the prince of Orange did not deem it prudent to push on farther.

    0
    0
  • The issue of legal tenders, the greatest financial blunder of the war, was made contrary to his wishes, although he did not, as he perhaps ought to have done, push his opposition to the point of resigning.

    0
    0
  • Their first care was to push its eastern frontier down the Danube valley, by colonizing the lands on either side of the river, and the success of this work may be seen in the removal of their capital from Pochlarn to Melk, then to Tulln, and finally about 1140 to Vienna.

    0
    0
  • Although in theory he was an upholder of verbal inspiration, he did not push the doctrine to its extreme consequences; his practical good sense did not take these things so strictly as the theologians of later centuries.

    0
    0
  • By the death of the latter in 1883 the count became undisputed head of the house of Bourbon; but he did not show any disposition to push his claims. The popularity of the Orleans family, however, was shown on the occasion of the marriage of the comte de Paris's eldest daughter with the duke of Braganza, son of the king of Portugal, in May 1886.

    0
    0
  • On his side, Soimonov had been compelled to break up his regular lines of columns at the narrowest part of the ridge and to push his battalions forward a few at a time.

    0
    0
  • On a small scale it is possible to push the decomposition as far as 90% of the hydrochloric acid, but on the large scale only at most 60% is reached.

    0
    0
  • sons require to push in the eye-lens nearer to the object-glass, and long-sighted persons to withdraw it from the adjustment employed by those of normal sight.

    0
    0
  • John Wallis seems to have been the first to push this idea further.

    0
    0
  • A low summer temperature enables northern species to push far southward, while the high heat total of the year enables southern species to push far north.

    0
    0
  • Attempts to push westward failed, and by the middle of Sept.

    0
    0
  • The original intention was to push the experiments to a pressure equivalent to thirty atmospheres, but owing to the signs of failure exhibited by the boiler the limit actually reached was twenty-four atmospheres, at which pressure the thermometers indicated a temperature of about 224 0 C. In his last paper, published posthumously in 1838, Dulong gave an account of experiments made to determine the heat disengaged in the combination of various simple and compound bodies, together with a description of the calorimeter he employed.

    0
    0
  • Two Alpine groups were already on the way to this critical point, having been dispatched the day before, but it was clear that Krauss would try to push through by this route, the shortest way to the Tagliamento.

    0
    0
  • He opened his attack on Dec. z i by a push on each wing of his front, from the Brenta valley and Monte Pertica against Col della Berretta, and against both sides of the Solarolo salient.

    0
    0
  • And it may be admitted that the tendency to push the infantry too far forward was a necessary consequence of the policy which had left the guns aligned as for an offensive.

    0
    0
  • It is to be remembered that all force is of the nature of a push or a pull, and that according to the accepted terminology of modern mechanics such phrases as force of inertia, accelerating force, moving force, once classical, are proscribed.

    0
    0
  • driver push those of the follower before them, and in so doing sliding takes place between them in a direction across their lines of contact.

    0
    0
  • "More blood will be spilled on this occasion," he wrote, "if the ministry are determined to push matters to extremity, than history has ever yet furnished instances of in the annals of North America."

    0
    0
  • Physics inquires into the same qualities, but does not push its investigations into ultimate reality or reach the more general causes.

    0
    0
  • Even reason must be restrained from striving after ultimate truth; it is one of the errors of the human intellect that it will not rest in general principles, but must push its investigations deeper.

    0
    0
  • Failing in an attempt to push westwards again, De Soto's men, under Luis Moscoso de Alvarado, descended the Mississippi to the sea in nineteen days from a point close to the junction of the Arkansas with the great river, and thence coasted along the Gulf of Mexico to Panuco.

    0
    0
  • Ivanov determined to push home the assault on the main position on the night of the 25th26th, an order which involved an approach march in broad daylight and consequently heavy losses.

    0
    0
  • The old idea was that the wings during the down stroke pushed the body of the bird in an upward and forward direction; in reality the wings do not push but pull, and in order to pull they must always be in advance of the body to be flown.

    0
    0
  • But to push the equation of St Paul with Simon Magus further than we are forced to by the facts of the case is to lose sight of the real character of the Clementines as the counterblast of Jewish to Samaritan Gnosticism and to obscure the greatness of Simon of Gitta, who was really the father of all heresy, a character which has been erroneously attributed to Simon Magus.

    0
    0
  • Ludovico travelled to Innsbruck, the better to push his interests (September 1499).

    0
    0
  • In the Abietineae the cells of the middle tier elongate and push the lowest tier deeper into the endosperm; the cells of the bottom tier may remain in lateral contact and produce together one embryo, or they may separate (Pinus, Juniperus, &c.) and form four potential embryos.

    0
    0
  • A strip of southern Bessarabia was restored to Moldavia, so as to push back he Russian frontier from the Danube mouth.

    0
    0
  • The second volume was chiefly by Enfantin, who along with Bazard stood at the head of the society, but who was superior in metaphysical power, and was prone to push his deductions to extremities.

    0
    0
  • When attempts are made to push the process beyond 98 °% it is found that the acid which distils over is as strong as that which remains behind.

    0
    0
  • Now you approve of the character and paper, I will push on the edition vigorously.

    0
    0
  • had owned himself the vassal, of Edward I., there had been considerable fencing on both sides aS to the form of the oath, and, as neither sovereign at the moment had wished to push matters to a rupture, the words used had been intentionally vague, and both parties had kept their private interpretations to themselves.

    0
    0
  • Unfortunately for England his ambition was to be tile mirror of chivalry rather than a model administrator He took up and abandoned great enterprises with equal levity; he was reckless in the spending of money; and in times of trouble he was careless of constitutional precedent, and apt to push his prerogative to extremes.

    0
    0
  • Disarmed, however, by the dukes frank submission they wisely resolved not to push him to extremes, and the first council which was appointed to act for the new monarch was a sort of coalition ministry in which Lancasters followers as well as his foes were represented.

    0
    0
  • The truce- with France lasted for two years after the death of Duke Humphrey, and came to an end partly owing to the eagerness of the French to push their advantages, but Renewal much more from the treachery and bad faith of Suffolk of the war and Somerset, who gave the enemy an admirable casus belli.

    0
    0
  • In 1547 he won the great but barren victory of Pinkie Cleugh over the Scots, and attempted to push on the marriage and Admlnisunion by a mixture of conciliation and coercion.

    0
    0
  • Here the general level of the country begins to decrease in elevation, with only a few mountain spurs, which from time to time push as far as the river and form pongos of minor importance and less dangerous to descend.

    0
    0
  • The gas developed by the coal near the mouth of the retort is quickly washed out into the ascension pipe by the push of the gas behind, and the period for which it has been exposed to the radiant heat from the walls of the retort is practically nil; whilst the gas evolved in the portion of the retort farthest from the mouthpiece has only its own rate of evolution to drive it forward, and has to traverse the longest run possible in tile retort, exposed during the whole of that period to radiant heat and to contact with the highly heated surface of the retort itself.

    0
    0
  • deniers of supernatural revelation; those who extend the province of reason in theology, and push back the frontier of revelation, are often called Rationalists!'

    0
    0
  • When free trade came, and when the free constitution of Denmark had produced its legitimate effects, the endeavours of a few patriots such as Jon Sigurdsson were able to push on the next generation a step further.

    0
    0
  • The followers of Hbert wanted to push forward the movement of May 31, 1793, in order to become masters in their turn; while those of Danton were by way of arresting it.

    0
    0
  • This state of affairs favoured the attempts of the counts of Holland to push their conquests eastward, but the main body of the Frisians was still independent when the countship of Holland passed into the hands of Philip the Good of Burgundy.

    0
    0
  • Yet sometimes she seemed to push him away.

    0
    0
  • Even a bird is smart enough to push the fledgling out of the nest when it fails to fly on its own.

    0
    0
  • To his credit, Alex didn't visibly respond, but neither did he push her away.

    0
    0
  • He had tried his best to push them out of it.

    0
    0
  • Still, Alex didn't hesitate to push her buttons, and she knew how to push his.

    0
    0
  • She felt an unwelcome rush of excitement and reached to push his hand from her hair.

    0
    0
  • She tried to push away from him but his embrace was too strong.

    0
    0
  • He knew all the right buttons to push.

    0
    0
  • Tears filled her eyes, but she forced the water fight at her car into her mind to push out the other.

    0
    0
  • I can't believe that it's healthy to push them from your mind altogether.

    0
    0
  • It occurred to her that he might push her off it.

    0
    0
  • I'm not going to push Mom into selling the ranch she and Dad worked so hard to build.

    0
    0
  • She should push him away... yet she did nothing.

    0
    0
Browse other sentences examples →