Definition of Quicknesses
1. quickness [n] - See also: quickness
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quicknesses
Literary usage of Quicknesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas ( Hobbes (1845)
"... hath its quantity determined by the sum of all the several (impetus) quicknesses, which it hath in the several points of the time of the body's motion. ..."
2. The World's Great Sermons by Grenville Kleiser (1908)
"... of speech and those mere quicknesses of the thought, you say this: "There may be this or that about the surface of Scripture which I do not and cannot ..."
3. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1856)
"... he might have fancied from certain small asperities of manner, certain quicknesses of reproof and readiness at rejoinder, that here were two people only ..."
4. The Portfolio: Monographs on Artistic Subjects by Philip Gilbert Hamerton (1895)
"A note written inside the lid of the box by Sir John explains the mystery :— " These quicknesses that are here tyed up weare so done by Sir John ..."
5. Good Words by Norman Macleod (1883)
"... her features were as sharp and clear-cut as his ; the grace of her walk, the little quicknesses of gesture, the delicacy of her fingers, were altogether ..."