He responded with ready good nature to calls upon his time or his hospitality; and though he appears to have understood many things, he never learned how to turn his dealings with the little world around him to his own account.
The word Impressionism calls to mind the names of Manet, Monet, Pissaro, Mme.
Dunlap calls her an extraordinary woman, and several writers have mentioned her power of judging the character of her visitors, in which she rarely made a mistake, and chose her friends with unusual intelligence.
Kugler calls this "a patchwork ideal," which puts the matter in a nut-shell.
Next she unlocks the amado, the wooden shutters, and calls the servants.
One of the children is the reader, and when he calls out a proverb the one who has the picture corresponding to the proverb answers at once and gives up the card.
They who advocate that radical change in her dress which common sense calls for, are infidels in the eyes of such as subscribe to this interpretation of the Bible.
When it had become sufficiently apparent that the gentlemen were "talking against time" to prevent speaking, there were calls for speakers.
As long as you deny it, as long as the pulpit covers with its fastidious orthodoxy this question from the consideration of the public, it is but a concealed brothel, although it calls itself an orthodox pulpit.
John Chambers points his finger at me, and calls aloud: "Shame on the woman!
She and Alice practised piano duets, studied Italian, made sick calls in the village, and sewed for the babies of dark's Hills and Quaker Bridge.
The Lord beheld wherein you did amiss, And calls you hence to give account for this!
Still, it was a respite, disgraceful as it seemed, and she felt her spirits rise as the churchwarden wrote away as busily as a commercial traveller who has just solicited what he calls a "line.
They may be very acceptable to the poor of your district, but, as a lady, when another lady callsupon me, I look upon it as a visit of ceremony.
She calls to mind with madden'd thought How over man her wiles prevail'd; To take revenge on God she sought, And feels the vengeance it entail'd.
For I must need confess, it is not the advent of danger Calls me away from my father's house, nor a resolute purpose Useful to be to my country, and dreaded to be by the foeman.
In these bushes, in yon grove, Calls she to her sister-throng, And their heavenly choral song Teaches me to dream of love.
This fine poem is given by Goethe amongst a small collection of what he calls Loge (Lodge), meaning thereby Masonic pieces.
Then calls his neighbour mournfully: "Behold that awful sign of evil, Portending woe to me, poor devil!
For as a mother in truth she needs the whole of the virtues, When the suckling awakens the sick one, and nourishment callsfor From the exhausted parent, heaping cares upon suff'ring.
The nightingale thencalls me Sweetly from out of the misty vale.
Within the realms she calls her own, She sees the splendour of the Son, His dreaded glories shining forth; She sees Him clad in rolling thunder, She sees the rocks all quake with wonder, When God before her stands in wrath.
Here we found some officials of the foreign department, and received callsfrom a few of the local functionaries.
On the 18th May, having exchanged farewell calls with the commissioners of foreign affairs, we got away from our temple lodging at nine o'clock in the morning.
Whoever calls ours a money-seeking time, should remember how great was the influence of money in former times, and how eagerly it was sought by the poor.
But such transformation calls for singular wisdom and patience.
The yawning seam and corroded bolt conceal their defects from the mariner until the storm calls all hands to the pumps.
What calls on us more loudly for Revenge, Is their Contempt and Breach of public Faith.
But this he calls the Folly of my Youth, Bids me be silent, show Respect to Age, Nor sow Sedition in my Father's Empire.
His life is what the world calls failure and what history calls success.
The supreme desire of his heart is to force all others to adopt his creed, and in order to accomplish this object he denounces free-thinking as a crime, and this crime he calls heresy.
Doesn't call a goddam wrench a wrench, calls it a 'jigger.
This surprising word calls loudly for depluralization.
The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "calls" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.