Realising: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Use in Literature RealisingHe gazed about him as if he hardly realised what was happening.ndash;Grant Allen in An African Millionaire.Instinctively they ran in the direction of the pueblo, and when they were finally obliged to sit down and fight for their lost breath they realised the course they had taken.ndash;Gertrude Atherton in The Valiant Runaways.This aerial machine, long laid aside, was to lend its aid to the navigation of the air with a reliability never before realised.ndash;J.M. Bacon in The Dominion of the Air.This danger he fully realised, more particularly when he recognised that the headland on which he hoped to alight was not in the direction of the wind's course.ndash;J.M. Bacon in The Dominion of the Air.You stop at the pangs, Without realising that they are birth pangs.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in The Village Rector.A new, if not altogether agreeable, sensation is added to the gentle art if it is realised that a cruel and stealthy beast is engaged in a similar pastime, with the fisherman as the object of its sport.ndash;E.J. Banfield in The Confessions of a Beachcomber.It, too, realised the futility of kicking against so many pricks.ndash;E.J. Banfield in Tropic Days.The real significance of freedom here is realised.ndash;E.J. Banfield in The Confessions of a Beachcomber.Then George dismounted suddenly, and calling in soothing tones, Christmas realised that the appalling creature was but a temporary compound of his playmate and the abject Jonah.ndash;E.J. Banfield in My Tropic Isle.His attentions were so unobtrusive and tactful that no one else realised them.ndash;Florence L. Barclay in The Rosary.
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