Feuding: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations AppraisingWhen one cannot appraise out of one's own experience, the temptation to blunder is minimized, but even when one can, appraisal seems chiefly useful as appraisal of the appraiser.ndash;Marianne MooreAppraising ndash; AssessingThe avocation of assessing the failures of better men can be turned into a comfortable livelihood, providing you back it up with a Ph.D.ndash;Nelson Algren Use in Literature AppraisingHalf an hour after he entered his house with the trustees, and sworn appraiser.ndash;T.S. Arthur in Home Lights and Shadows.In a week they commenced their work of appraisement.ndash;T.S. Arthur in Home Lights and Shadows.The pictures named were all entered up by the appraiser, and then the group continued their examination.ndash;T.S. Arthur in Home Lights and Shadows.Her fortune was appraised at three hundred thousand francs.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in The Celibates.It is all hideous amid prettiness! Juvenal's lash, in the hands of the appraiser, scatters the shabby muffs, the ragged furs of courtesans at bay.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Scenes from a Courtesan's Life.Malvina had gone into society, and in course of time discovered for herself how superficial their friendships were, how accurately every one was weighed and appraised.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in The Firm of Nucingen (tr James Waring).She knew the ways of managing tradespeople, and how to evade their snares, and she was quite as well versed in the prices of things as a public appraiser.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in A Daughter of Eve (tr Katharine Prescott Wormeley).Therefore for the next two days my clerk and I will be here from ten till four with Monsieur Raparlier, the public appraiser.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in The Alkahest (tr Katharine Prescott Wormeley).Never had Miss Lister's loveliness been more correctly appraised.ndash;Florence L. Barclay in The Rosary.
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