The Oxford manner is, alas, indefinable; I was going to say indefensible.
I was still enjoying coaching, but there was a repetitious manner about it.
I was most impressed with the professionalism of our soldiers stationed there, and I am now more confident than ever that that the operations at Guantanamo are being conducted in a humane and necessary manner.
My manner of thinking, so you say, cannot be approved. Do you suppose I care? A poor fool indeed is he who adopts a manner of thinking for others!
Generosity is nothing else than a craze to possess. All which I abandon, all which I give, I enjoy in a higher manner through the fact that I give it away. To give is to enjoy possessively the object which one gives.
There is a noble manner of being poor, and who does not know it will never be rich.
In this manner, I continued with Satan for ten days. His answer and blasphemy were too shocking to pen; till I was worn out with rage and malice against him, I could not bear myself.
In a manner of speaking, the poem is its own knower, neither poet nor reader knowing anything that the poem says apart from the words of the poem.
Books are to be distinguished by the grandeur of their topics even more than by the manner in which they are treated.
Even when bad things happen you have to try to use those bad things in a positive manner and really just take the positive out of it.
Everyone has a spirit that can be refined, a body that can be trained in some manner, a suitable path to follow. You are here to realize your inner divinity and manifest your innate enlightenment.
It is an endless procession of surprises. The expected rarely occurs and never in the expected manner.
It is evidently necessary to generate and test candidates for solutions in some systematic manner.
You cannot perform in a manner inconsistent with the way you see yourself.
I retaliated by visiting on them all manner of mischief, but I concluded, after some centuries of chronic relapsing on their part, that rage and punishment was not the best way to hold a clientele. It is only the most primitive of mortals who is swayed by that sort of thing.
The most perfect caricature is that which, on a small surface, with the simplest means, most accurately exaggerates, to the highest point, the peculiarities of a human being, at his most characteristic moment in the most beautiful manner.
With visible breath I am walking. A voice I am sending as I walk. In a sacred manner I am walking. With visible tracks I am walking. In a sacred manner I walk.
The execution was set for the 29th of March, at nine in the morning. This delay was due to a desire on the part of the authorities to act slowly and impersonally, in the manner of planets or vegetables.
If a favour is asked of you, grant it if you can. If not, refuse it in such a manner as that one denial may be sufficient.
It depends on what we read, after all manner of Professors have done their best for us.
My downfall made a great noise: those who appeared most satisfied criticized the manner of it.
The way of Heaven and Earth may be completely declared in one sentence: They are without any doubleness, and so they produce things in a manner that is unfathomable.
Manner is all in all, whate'er is writ, The substitute for genius, sense, and wit.
Now, a symbol is not, properly speaking, either true or false; it is, rather, something more or less well selected to stand for the reality it represents, and pictures that reality in a more or less precise, or a more or less detailed manner.
Then he saw that she was blind, her face slightly upcast to her companion's in the manner of those whose expressions never fully attain their target - the eyes of another.