1 Elizabeth was of a calmer and more concentrated disposition; but, with all my ardour, I was capable of a more intense application and was more deeply smitten with the thirst for knowledge.
2 Waldman, "to have gained a disciple; and if your application equals your ability, I have no doubt of your success."
3 Unless I had been animated by an almost supernatural enthusiasm, my application to this study would have been irksome and almost intolerable.
4 My uncle is not pleased with the idea of a military career in a distant country, but Ernest never had your powers of application.
5 My imagination was vivid, yet my powers of analysis and application were intense; by the union of these qualities I conceived the idea and executed the creation of a man.
6 This personage prefigured and represented in his aspect the whole dismal severity of the Puritanic code of law, which it was his business to administer in its final and closest application to the offender.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In II. THE MARKET-PLACE
7 On the stairs I encountered Wemmick, who was coming down, after an unsuccessful application of his knuckles to my door.
8 When the Sessions came round, Mr. Jaggers caused an application to be made for the postponement of his trial until the following Sessions.
9 I did not quite perceive the application of this fact to myself, but I smiled on Mrs. Crupp, as benignly as was in my power.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 26. I FALL INTO CAPTIVITY
10 I pondered on those words, even while I was studiously attending to what followed, as if they had some particular interest, or some strange application that I could not divine.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 45. MR. DICK FULFILS MY AUNT'S PREDICTIONS
11 Miss Bart, on her way to the station, had leisure to muse over her friend's words, and their peculiar application to herself.
12 Miss Bart could shudder at this state of things without the embarrassment of a personal application.
13 For, with but a bit of broken sea-shell or a shark's tooth, that miraculous intricacy of wooden net-work has been achieved; and it has cost steady years of steady application.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 57. Of Whales in Paint; in Teeth; in Wood; in She...
14 Therefore, though I am but ill qualified for a pioneer, in the application of these two semi-sciences to the whale, I will do my endeavor.
15 shall make application to the Secretary of Agriculture for.