Offsetting: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Use in Literature OffsettingBut part of this was Madame Hanska's own purchasing, and there were offsets of indebtedness against it almost to the last.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in The Human Comedy: Introductions and Appendix.He adopts no facile system of compensations and offsets.ndash;Arthur Christopher Benson in Escape and Other Essays.Offsetting this are many distinct advantages the letter has over the salesman.ndash;Business CorrespondenceI have heard rumors from Goshocking and Sandusky that have worried me. This good news more than offsets the bad.ndash;Zane Grey in A Romance of the Early Settlers in the Ohio Valley.They speak the Shoshonie language, and probably are offsets from that tribe, though they have peculiarities of their own, which distinguish them from all other Indians.ndash;Washington Irving in The Adventures of Captain Bonneville.The truth of Joachim offsets the repose of Paganini and Kubelik.ndash;Charles Ives in Essays Before a Sonata.The multiplicity of editions offsets the lack of a number of volumes.ndash;Albert Keim and Louis Lumet in Honore de Balzac.In addition, all funds made available by an appropriations Act as offsetting collections and available for deductions under this subsection shall remain available until expended.ndash;US Copyright Office in U.S.A. Copyright Law.Offsetting dilettantism, the Museum of New Mexico and associated institutions and artists and other individuals have fostered Indian pottery, weaving, silversmithing, dancing, painting, and other arts and crafts.ndash;Guide to Life and Literature of the SouthwestHis ground strokes are hit off the rising bound of the ball, with a flat raquet face or a slight slice. His wonderful speed of foot offsets his lack of height, and he hits either side with equal facility.ndash;William T. Tilden in The Art of Lawn Tennis.
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