37485 examples of understanding in sentences

I was a shrewd dashing boy, enjoying life to the finger-tips, and enjoying above all, I will say, pleasing my mother in every way, except in the understanding what she told me-and what I felt I could not understand.

He was, to all appearance, a man of really generous sympathies, and capable of appreciating proofs of a warm heart and a vigorous understanding.

Johnson says quaintly on the shores of Loch Ness, "It will very readily occur that this uniformity of barrenness can afford very little amusement to the traveller; that it is easy to sit at home and conceive rocks and heath and waterfalls; and that these journeys are useless labours, which neither impregnate the imagination nor enlarge the understanding."

was too short to be worth historical counting, and Elizabeth's real successor was a foreigner, who not only was capable of comprehending Peter the Great's ideas and purpose, but who had the advantage of understanding that world the civilization and vices of which Peter had sought to engraft on the Russian stock.

Indeed, he would be glad to do all in his power to help her to a better understanding of things.

Newly understanding, she sat there brooding over Ann anew, pain in the perfection of her understanding.

Newly understanding, she sat there brooding over Ann anew, pain in the perfection of her understanding.

Seeming so little caring, yet so deeply understanding.

Having a fine large understanding about Ann had nothing to do with having Ann for a sister-in-law!

Mr. Clay is lawyer enough to know that even a senatorial hypothesis as to what must have been the understanding of Maryland and Virginia about congressional exercise of constitutional power, abrogates no grant, and that to plead it in a court of law, would be of small service except to jostle "their honors'" gravity!

A true understanding of the constitution can be had, forsooth, only by holding it up in the light of Maryland and Virginia legislation!

Here all things go on well; the people are well provided and comfortable, and therefore the best possible understanding prevails.

In the mulct of this seemingly general conspiracy to defraud the laborer of his wages by exorbitant rents, &c. Sir Lionel Smith, the Governor, proceeds from district to district, giving advice to both of the contending parties, and striving to promote a mutual understanding.

As a pleasing instance of the good understanding which now exists between proprietors and laborers, I will mention, that great numbers of the former were in town on the 24th, buying up pork, hams, rice, &c. as presents for their people on the ensuing Christmas; a day which has this year passed by amid scenes of quiet Sabbath devotions, a striking contrast to the tumult and drunkenness of former times.

It is also very important to give the boys an opportunity of understanding the conditions under which their country is growing, so that in the school they may practice patriotism apart from politics.

We have already said that patriotism should be taught without race hatred, and we may add that understanding and loving other nations is part of the great virtue of tolerance.

The power of seeing-clear was strong upon her, forcing her up to some unnatural level of understanding.

It was greatly daring; but it would give her greater understanding how to help and save him and therefore greater Power.

This complete resignation, moreover, had somehow brought to her a strange great understanding, and if she could not share her husband's horrible abandonment to powers outside himself, she could, and did, in some half-groping way grasp at shadowy meanings that might make such abandonmentpossible, yes, but more than merely possiblein some extraordinary sense not evil.

Those who stand for any child do it on that understanding, and take upon themselves knowingly that duty.

And if no other power obtained jurisdiction over any Macedonian territory through which that trade passed, it would be easy for the Greek and Servian governments to come to an understanding.

A teacher's manual for Understanding literature.

Locke, John, b. 1632, at Wrington; philosopher; author of "Essay on the Human Understanding," and works on education and the currency; d. 1704.

When such cases occur, the course to be taken is, first of all, to come to a distinct understanding on the subject with the guilty individual.

Then go to the individual, and lay the subject before him, for the purpose of understanding distinctly from his own lips what he intends to do.

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