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86 examples of  quandary  in sentences

86 examples of quandary in sentences

* ENGLAND'S QUANDARY.

In an equivalent situation of real life, Mr. DIBBLE'S quandary would not have been easily relieved; but, by the magic of artistic fiction, the particular kind of extemporized character absolutely necessary to help him and the novel continuously along was at that moment coming up the stairs of the hotel.

"Man, don't you see my quandary?

Difficulty, predicament, perplexity, plight, quandary, dilemma, strait.

The E. I. H. has been thrown into a quandary by the strange phenomenon of poor Tommy Bye, whom I have known, man and madman, twenty-seven years, he being elder here than myself by nine years and more.

" And Susan's growing worse and worse, And Betty's in a sad quandary; And then there's nobody to say If she must go, or she must stay!

170 She's in a sad quandary.

I'm in a terrible quandary!" Patty went upstairs, and then followed Miss Daggett into her bedroom.

In a gloomy quandary he stared at the trembling, shining giant, who stood with his head high and his tail flaunting, and all the fierce pride of victory in his eye.

Duchemin was familiar enough with the work, and had no need to dip anew into its pages to know it offered one fair solution to his quandary.

I was in a quandary thenin a very difficult position.

Old Heck and Parker were in a quandary.

One of the officials, whose relations with the President were of a most intimate nature, said that he was in a quandary about resigning; that he did not think that the conditions in the Treaty would make for peace because they were too oppressive; that the obnoxious things in the Treaty were due to secret diplomacy; and that the President should have stuck rigidly to his principles, which he had not.

Really, Louise was in a quandary, and she frankly admitted to Arthur that she had brought this embarrassment upon herself.

He was in a quandary.

Who will lend me even a hundred louis on this house that I can not sell?" While he was in this quandary, he met his Jewish broker.

In his quandary he turned to sad-faced Montana and asked: "Who's this gent you call Cold Feet?"

No wonder that he stared at him now in a quandary.

"Well, whut-chu want done, Henry?" "Oh," hesitated the cashier in a quandary, "nothing, I suppose.

Now all this put me in a quandary: because I wanted to see Upsala, 47 miles off: and the steamboats on the Mรคlar only go in the morning and return in the morning: and this was irreconcileable with waiting for his Majesty's appointment which might be for Wednesday morning.

Then we ascertained that the young lady at the bar had neither stamps, nor paper, nor envelopes, and so we were again in a quandary.

The poor youth did not know how to get out of the quandary: he doubted whether to include the kamagon with the metals, or the marble with glasses, and leave the jet as a neutral substance, until Juanito Pelaez maliciously prompted him: "The mirror of kamagon among the wooden mirrors.

Tadeo, lazy as ever, had prepared nothing, so he found himself in a quandary.

"Bring on the stew!" All echoed this request, so Tadeo sat down, contented with having got out of his quandary.

In this quandary, finding himself confronted with such a formidable adversary, he sought a strong shield and laid hold of the government.

nonplus, quandary, strait, pass, pinch, pretty pass, stress, brunt; critical situation, crisis; trial, rub, emergency, exigency, scramble.

The fact is, caro mio, we are in a quandary at the present moment.

But his return led Mahomet into a quandary from which there seemed no escape.

When it came time to think of returning to St. Augustine, for dinner, I appreciated my cracker's friendly warning against losing my way; for though I had hardly so much as entered the woods, and had taken, as I thought, good heed to my steps, I was almost at once in a quandary as to my road.

Here was a quandary.

Whereby she had landed me in a quandary.

Now it is stated that in that battle, when Marcus was in a quandary over having been surrounded and feared the loss of his whole army, the prefect approached him and said that those called Christians can accomplish anything whatever by their prayers, and that among them there chanced to be a whole company of this sect.

I was still in a quandary the next morning, when I received a letter from Miss Pole, so mysteriously wrapped up and with so many seals on it to secure secrecy that I had to tear the paper before I could unfold it.

There had been shadows, real shadows, he was thinking wildly; they were not born of desert imaginings; and out of the quandary of his anguish came only the desire not to part from the Doge and Mary in this fashion!

Here was a quandary indeed.

My description may not always be appreciated by people who have special affection for any one centre, but I have only tried to put forward my own impressions for the guidance of any beginner who may feel in a quandary as to what place to choose.

I was in a quandary now as to what to do.

Yet, Buckrow was in a quandary and, in spite of his fear of Thirkle, seemed inclined to free him, evidently finding it hard to make his own decisions, and preferring to have some one to give the orders.

It was not fair to put all one's Imperial relations, to say nothing of the Court officials, the Lord High Chamberlain, the Keepers of the Pedigree, the Diamond Sticks in Waiting, the Grooms of the Bedchamber, and the Valets Extraordinaryit was not fair to put their poor brains into such a quandary of contradiction and perplexity.

Left then in a quandary as to what they should do, northern Negroes hoped to use the then popular "manual labor schools" to furnish the facilities for both practical and classical education.

" La Fleur was in a quandary; there was no one at home but herself; a telegram is always important; very likely an immediate answer was required; and here was an opportunity to send one.

Soc., falls into the same quandary about making out the signature of one of our most expert and beautiful penmen, that Washington Irving did.

"A rather unpleasant occurrenceI'm in something of a quandary.

Ellis was in a quandary.

And the different senses in which the same word is used in the two states, puts no man in a quandary, whose common sense amounts to a modicum.

Ten years since servants were "bought" in New-York, as really as in Virginia, yet the different senses in which the word was used in the two states, put no man in a quandary.

Ten years since servants were "bought" in New York, and still are in New Jersey, as really as in Virginia, yet the different senses in which the word is used in those states, puts no man in a quandary.

The declarations of slaveholders, that they treat their slaves well, will put no man in a quandary, who keeps in mind this simple principle, that the state of mind towards others, which leads one to inflict cruelties on them blinds the inflicter to the real nature of his own acts.

And the different senses in which the same word is used in the two states, puts no man in a quandary, whose common sense amounts to a modicum.

Ten years since servants were "bought" in New-York, as really as in Virginia, yet the different senses in which the word was used in the two states, put no man in a quandary.

Ten years since servants were "bought" in New York, and still are in New Jersey, as really as in Virginia, yet the different senses in which the word is used in those states, puts no man in a quandary.

The declarations of slaveholders, that they treat their slaves well, will put no man in a quandary, who keeps in mind this simple principle, that the state of mind towards others, which leads one to inflict cruelties on them blinds the inflicter to the real nature of his own acts.

Then he was in a quandary.

In his novels you can trace a gradual realization of the defects of natural laws and the quandary men are put to by their operation.

" It was plain that Hendricks felt himself in a quandary.

He was in a quandary.

Once, however, this worthy did get himself in a quandary with his use of the imperial pronoun.

Believe me, I can sympathize with your quandary, but I am simply not going to deal with any evil force as if it had a right to negotiate.

A Philosopher in a Quandary XIX.

CHAPTER XVIII A PHILOSOPHER IN A QUANDARY Clarissa carried a double burden the next day, but she breasted the keen morning air so briskly that whatever her own thoughts upon the subject she gave no sign of her increasing responsibilities.

Chief amongst them I put Von Keudall, but, as Lord Rosebery did not know him, and the custom of Rome is that the newcomer makes the first call, Lady Rosebery was in a quandary, her ideas of the position of her husband not consenting that he should make the first call on an ambassador.

These were mighty quandaries.

So that the Commodore lives very happy in his own manner; though he be sometimes thrown into perilous passions and quandaries, and exceedingly afflicted with goblins that disturb his rest.

But "The Art of Putting Things" includes also the things which one might have expressed worse, and covers the cases where a dexterous choice of words seems, at any rate to the speaker, to have extricated him from a conversational quandary.

The alcalde, a liegeman of the Brull dynasty, was in a quandary.

Even now his son might be in some dismal quandary, cornered, wounded, overcome....

The early and the late riser; the hopeless quandary; a serenade (left) about to engage in combat with a victual.

The early and the late riser; The hopeless quandary; A serenade (left) about to engage in combat with a victual.

Jane in a quandary.

People in quandaries, the semantics of personal adjustment.

The Comparable map-a quandary.

The early and the late riser; the hopeless quandary; a serenade (left) about to engage in combat with a victual.

The early and the late riser; The hopeless quandary; A serenade (left) about to engage in combat with a victual.

Jane in a quandary.

People in quandaries, the semantics of personal adjustment.

The Comparable map-a quandary.

He himself was in a quandary.

The poor woman was in a great quandary, fearing to offend either the one family or the other; yet she was compelled to admit the truth.

He, also, must be in a great quandary.

He scratched his head and rolled his quid in a perfect quandary.

In the same way we look with a pleasing kind of pity on the quandaries of those whom we shall callwith no belief whatever in the pre-Adamite theorythe pre-Macadamites.

I was in a quandary.

The orator seemed to be finishin' his address in words as follers: "Let us not permit ourselves to be spiritually incapacitated by quandaries regarding the control of earthly matter.

She was in a quandary about me, I saw, and to save words I offered to go over again and stay with the little Graeme.

What a quandary, Sir!

what a quandary!