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2521 examples of effectives in sentences

So Arnold found himself with less than seven hundred effectives against the eleven hundred British who were now behind the walls.

But what made the real difference, and what really turned the scale, was that the Americans had hardly any regulars and that their effectives rarely averaged three-quarters of their total strength.

"May 30, the number of sick here was 1,017, of effectives 5,820.

" "Since the arrival of General Pillow, we have effectives (rank and file) 8,061, sick 2,215, beside 87 officers under the latter head.

Belgium has doubled her peace effectives, which now amount to 113,500 men, an enormous army for a population which is about equal to that of the city of New York or London.

Naturally it is possible that the position here may demand the inclusion of further effectives and the Yilderim operation consequently become impracticable.

In the unfruitful attack on Fort Vaux, the 7th reserve regiment was literally mowed down by machine guns, while the 60th regiment lost 60 per cent of its effectives.

"I considered it a patriotic duty," wrote General Keim, "in my quality of president of the German League for Defence, to demand an increase of effectives such that France should find it out of the question to dream of a victorious war against us, even with the help of other nations."

6,000 King's. - 198,000 The out provisional battalions, local corps, &c., of 198,000, I do not think above 100,000 could possibly be disposable, and there would not be 70,000 effectives.

The reinforcements brought up the Delhi Field Force to more than 8,000 effectives, while of sick and wounded we had the frightful number of nearly 2,000 in camp, many more having been sent away to Umballah.

He is hated by the higher Tories quite as sincerely as by the Whigs: besides, he has not now-a-days courage to strike an effective blow; he will not come forward.

In Vienna he longed for her so deeply that he went about wearing the black velvet mantle of gloom which was so effective on the musicians and poets of that day.

The outgo for the army of the Pope, never amounting to ten thousand effective men, in the cheapest country in the world, has been half a million of dollars a month.

Its sheathing system is highly effective, highly effective indeed.

Its sheathing system is highly effective, highly effective indeed.

Once the sheathing device has proven effective we can begin work on restoring and disguising our fleet.

He concluded, "So it is obvious that the pirates have a very effective radar bender.

The Protestants, to whom she had repeatedly promised that she would observe the Edict of Nantes, incensed by her breach of faith, had revolted against her authority; her troops had failed to offer any effective resistance; and meanwhile foreign soldiers had traversed Champagne, and advanced into Berry to join Condรฉ, without any impediment from the royal army.

Victors would naturally spare such a priest on account of his sacred character; he regularly possessed the inviolability attaching also to heralds and envoys: and the proverb that represents him as being slain is (as Suidas notes) an effective bit of epigrammatic exaggeration.

The ability absolutely to trust where trust is necessary is as essential to effective character as is the ability to withhold trust until its wisdom has been justified; and exceptions only confirm a rule.

What do you think, senator?" Scarborough had won at every stage of his career, not merely because he had convictions and the courage of them, but chiefly because he had the courage to carry through the plans he laid in trying to make his convictions effective.

There was thus a perishable element in his art, for manners change; and, however effective this exposure of contemporary affectations may have been before an audience of Jonson's day, it is as hard for a modern reader to detect his points as it will be for a reader two hundred years hence to understand the satire upon the aesthetic craze in such pieces of the present day as Patience, or the Colonel.

But the easy scorn of Dryden and the delightful malice of Pope gave a pungent personal interest to their sarcasm, infinitely more effective than these commonplaces of satire.

If words were as effective as bullets the Bolshevist Government in Russia would have but a brief existence.

Moreover, even between these two allied genera of pit-vipers, the differences in the action of the poison are sufficiently marked to be easily recognizable, and to render the most effective anti-venomous serum for each slightly different from the other.

The course he adopted was thoroughly effective.

Many of them are quite effective speakers.

What he wanted, what it was the aim of his life to find, was a great and effective engine against Liberalism; for years he tried, with eager but failing hope, to find it in the theology and working of the English Church; when he made up his mind that Anglicanism was not strong enough for the task, he left it for a system which had one strong power; which claimed to be able to shut up dangerous thought.

SEE Handbook of effective writing.

Two dozen effective practical card tricks.

GOUGH, HARRY B. Teacher's manual to accompany Effective speech, by Harry B. Gough, Lousene Rousseau, Mary E. Cramer and J. Walter Reeves.

HUNTER, ESTELLE B. A new home study course in practical English and effective speech.

A new home study course in practical English and effective speech.

Effective business English.

SEE Emery, Don W. <pb id='173.png' /> KILDUFF, EDWARD J. How to write effective business letters.

SEE Getty, Frank D. WETHERILL, RICHARD W. The creative thinker; a practical plan for the more effective utilization.

; 20Dec44; A185698. Doubleday & Co., Inc. (PWH); 27Dec71; R519377. <pb id='300.png' /> BUTTERFIELD, WILLIAM HENRY. How to use letters in college public relations; a survey of principles and source book of effective examples.

The School code, effective May 1, 1945 with amendments effective Jan. 1, 1946.

The School code, effective May 1, 1945 with amendments effective Jan. 1, 1946.

Choral effectives.

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Effective letters in business.

Effective communication in business.

ยฉ 9Mar23, A705031. R59891, 10Mar50, John Alexander Conrad (C) HANDBOOK OF EFFECTIVE WRITING, by Walter Kay Smart.

SAUNDERS, ALTA GWINN. Effective business English.

WOOLBERT, CHARLES H. The art of interpretative speech; principles and practices of effective reading, by Charles H. Woolbert & Severina E. Nelson.

Effective business English.

SEE Devlin, Joseph. How to write and speak effective English.

SEE Emery, Don W. <pb id='173.png' /> KILDUFF, EDWARD J. How to write effective business letters.

ROBINSON, FRANCIS P. Diagnostic and remedial techniques for effective study.

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Principles of effective speaking, by William Phillips Sandford & Willard Hayes Yeager.

Choral effectives.

Very effective help, too, don't you agree?" "Eavesdropping!" exclaimed Ruth bitterly.

They are very effective for the centre of beds, or in groups.

Cydonia (Pyrus).These hardy plants are well adapted for trellis-work, but are more effective when grown as bushes, and flower more freely than when trained to the wall, the bloom often lasting to the winter.

Effective variegated shrubs which prove perfectly hardy in the south of England.

to 2 ft. Geranium Argentium(Silvery Crane's-Bill).This hardy perennial alpine is very effective on rock-work, especially in front of dark stones; but provision must be made for its long tap roots.

Glaucium Flavum Tricolor (Hardy Horn Poppy).The large, brilliant, orange-red flowers of this plant are very effective in the border, and the bloom is continuous during the greater part of the summer.

The effective method is the ordered and deliberate one; therefore the author asks of his reader the endurance of his curiosity pending certain necessary preparations of the mind.

When this bloodless, but none the less deadly, contest for space becomes acute, as in the congested quarters of great cities, man's ingenuity is taxed to devise effective ways of augmenting his space-potency, and he expands in a vertical direction.

Sometimes it consists in the perception of super-physical phenomenathe unfurling of a strange and wonderful land; and again it appears to be a higher power of ordinary vision, a kind of seeing to which the opacity of solids offers no impediment, or one involving spatial distances too great and too impeded for normal physical vision to be effective.

" Yet, secretly, the mate was not sorry that Bob's trick had been effective in getting the frightened man off the deck.

There are several effective prose-writers, but very few artists.

The result of our present conditions of life seems to be to develop a large number of effective and accomplished people, but not to evolve great, lonely, majestic figures of indubitable greatness.

This thought may seem, to men of practical activity, to weaken the force of effective energy in both poet and scientist.

When the emancipation proclamation became effective and the slaves were given freedom, some of them prefered to remain with their masters, while others started out into the world for themselves.

A backwoods levy was formidable because of the high average courage and prowess of the individuals composing it; it was on its own ground much more effective than a like force of regular soldiers, but of course it could not be trusted on a long campaign.

Governor Patrick Henry issued a very energetic address on the subject, and the authorities took effective means to prevent the movement from gaining head.

I think the very best and most effective of them all is where a Spirit gradually materializes before our very eyes, outside of the Cabinet, far enough, indeed, outside to give the appearance to a visitor directly in front of rising up from the very centre of the room.

Next to Joan of Arc, the constable De Richemont was the most effective and the most glorious amongst the liberators of France and of the king.

When he had driven the English out of his kingdom, he was called Charles the Victorious; and when he had introduced into the internal regulations of the state so many important and effective reforms, he was called Charles the Well-served.

Francis I. had the advantage in artillery and in heavy cavalry, called at that time the gendarmerie, that is to say, the corps of men-at-arms in heavy armor with their servants; but his troops were inferior in effectives to the Imperialists, and Charles V.'s two generals, Bourbon and Pescara, were, as men of war, far superior to Francis I. and his favorite Bonnivet.

Religious creeds and political ideas were becoming, for thoughtful and straightforward spirits, rules of conduct, powerful motives of action, and they furnished the ambitious with effective weapons.

Religious creeds and political ideas were becoming, for thoughtful and straightforward spirits, rules of conduct, powerful motives of action, and they furnished the ambitious with effective weapons.

do towards taming both Catholics and Protestants at the same time, and obliging them to live at peace with one another, under one equitable and effective power?

They could not see that the best service they could render the army was to suppress the Rebellion, and that the most effective way to accomplish that was to transform the slaves into soldiers.

The first weapon enrages the party attacked; the second is still more effective, but is not to be resisted, as the date of the transaction is not easily found.

From time to time, however, and specially, I think, in talking art, talk becomes effective, conquering like war, widening the boundaries of knowledge like an exploration.

And amongst the ideals that inspire the life of your College, and make that life effective and united, there is one which is prominent in all your minds, whatever your special studies, your practical aims, or your hopes.

But only some sort of organized unity of social life can either do the work of an unit or hold the effective loyalty of the enlightened worker who does not merely shout with the throng.

This requirement covers the practice of effective leadership.

In the course of this survival struggle, the weakest and least effective contestants were defeated, dismembered and gobbled up by their stronger and more efficient opponents.

In practice these forces have proved far more effective than whips and clubs in the hand of slave drivers.

This severe training proved so effective that when a doll dressed in a violent pink silk dress was given to Edy, she said it was "vulgar"!

My daughter has acted alsonot enough to please me, for I have a very firm belief in her talentsand has shown again and again that she can design and make clothes for the stage that are both lovely and effective.

The administration of the sacrament and the ceremonies attending the transubstantiation of the bread and wine are made very effective.

A few arrows were thrown; four or five unavailing shots were fired in return; the hiss of shaft and ping of ball crossed each other in air; but no serious and effective fight commenced or could commence.

RHETORIC, the science or art of persuasive or effective speech, written as well as spoken, and that both in theory and practice was cultivated to great perfection among the ancient Greeks and Romans, and to some extent in the Middle Ages and later, but is much less cultivated either as a science or an art to-day.

of their effectives in killed.