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Word: excerpt

Definition: selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.


Sentences Containing 'excerpt'

"The following is an excerpt from [Eighinger's] 2005 "Quincy Herald-Whig" article 'Only The Net Was White': Memoir.
"Vagabond" won the Grand Prize for manga at the 2000 Japan Media Arts Festival. The following is an excerpt from the speech congratulating Takehiko Inoue: "From Toyotomi to Tokugawa.
(See excerpt from Josiah Bateman on the Literary references to Nainital page.)
-- Excerpt from ""Misfits of Science, An Oral History"" by Will Harris DVD releases.
-October 19, 1952 excerpt of Thrower's first NFL game by "Chicago Tribune" sportswriter George Strickland.
A (fictional) excerpt from "The History of Lucky Smells Lumbermill" reads: Our special "emerald lumber" was used for years by a variety of organizations for the construction of their green headquarters and for a few green homes, including the mansions constructed by the Snicket, Quagmire, and Baudelaire families.
After being called out by Mr. Hart for not taking risks, Jenna decides to read an excerpt from her blog for an open-mic night.
All lyrics written by John Haughm, except track 8 which contains an excerpt from Cherokee folk tale "Earth Making".
An excerpt from "Recreations of a Country Parson", selected and introduced by Paul Collins, appears in the boxed literary magazine "Dancing Star", vol 26 (2002) as a 12-page standalone booklet titled "Early Morning at the Station".
An excerpt from the novel was shown to several publishers; Wolfe sold the rights to publish his novel to Little, Brown for a sum of close to US$7 million, according to "The New York Times", in an auction that ended shortly before Christmas of 2007.
An excerpt of the Latin version was recorded in 1974 by The Boston Camerata, directed by Joel Cohen, in their album "A Medieval Christmas" (Nonesuch),and again in their 1990 album "New Britain: The Roots of American Folsong" (Erato/Warner Classics, with an American Judgement Day hymn as comparison.
An excerpt was published in the "Sunday Times" of August 9 under the headline "Sex scandal behind Brideshead Revisited."
As when preceded by the sentences, the target words also elicited larger N400s when presented after an unrelated musical excerpt compared to when presented after a related excerpt.
Delany took this title from the translator's forward to Richard Howard's translation of Baudelaire's "Les Fleurs du Mal." An excerpt from "Splendor" was printed in the "Review of Contemporary Fiction" in September, 1996.
Eleven songs from the tour (from unspecified dates) were included on the band's 1973 live album, "Yessongs"—the excerpt from Stravinsky's "Firebird Suite", "Siberian Khatru", "Heart of the Sunrise", "And You and I", "Mood for a Day", excerpts from Wakeman's "The Six Wives of Henry VIII", "Roundabout", "I've Seen All Good People", "Close to the Edge", "Yours Is No Disgrace", and "Starship Trooper".
Excerpt from "Barfotabarn" (1933), by Nils Ferlin (1898–1961):
Excerpt from an interview with Greg Graffin in Scientific American magazine: Q: "Your most famous song is "21st Century Digital Boy," which pokes fun at our gadget-laden era."
Greenblatt's favorite part was director Springer's drawings of Patrick on the electric drums and SpongeBob saying, "It's the thrill of one more kill" (an excerpt from "Sweet Victory").
Hailed as a celebration of "the colours and music of Africa in a display of ceremonial dances, rituals and initiation ceremonies, all played out to the beat of African drums", it was written and produced by Boulaye herself, and opened at the Hackney Empire Boulaye featured in an excerpt from the show forming part of the interval act at the 1998 Eurovision Song Contest staged at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham.
Her bird DNA is from a hawk, as confirmed in the excerpt from "Nevermore", found in the Deluxe paperback of "ANGEL".
Her life story was featured in the book "Half the Sky," and in an excerpt of that book published by The New York Times Magazine.
I've been reading these French guys.'" Glenn Beck later featured an excerpt of the recording on his show, highlighting Harris' comments.
In the Annals of Ulster for the year 875, Thorstein is referred to as Oistín in the following excerpt: "U875.4 - Oistín son of Amlaíb, king of the Norsemen, was deceitfully killed by Albann."
It also features an excerpt of a 1978 news report on the famed Lufthansa heist and footage of a newspaper column printed at the same time.
Listen to an example (a narrated poem excerpt) of spoken Slovak.
One excerpt from the magazine stated that " is the alpha doc at the center of a sports-medicine network that extends well beyond doctors.
See supplemental reports, long sheets and hear recordings, all of which tend to eliminate this suspect. The report, from which the above excerpt was taken, was submitted at the completion of the D.A.'s investigation of George Hodel and at least 21 other suspects.
Since then the original post has been deleted and the publisher has indicated the magazine will not run the excerpt of "" after all.
The Book of Moses is itself an excerpt from Joseph Smith's translation of the Bible, which is published in full, complete with these chapters concerning Enoch, by Community of Christ, as the Holy Scriptures/Inspired Version of the Bible, where it appears as part of the Book of Genesis.
The concert was given twice on February 17 and 22, 1894 with the "Swan Lake" excerpt being presented in a staging by Lev Ivanov, Second Balletmaster to the Imperial Ballet.
The cover-art for the album as well as a sample track containing an excerpt from the song "Wither", was released by the band on May 29, 2007 on the official Circus Maximus website.
The excerpt added ""I Want You," for example, would have been an across-the-board smash pre-Nipplegate."
The excerpt follows: "Traditionally, real estate professionals have performed virtually all services relating to the sale of a home.
The first edition also includes a short piece about the author and an excerpt from his then-recent novel "The Guns of the South".
The first excerpt of the opera appeared in 1983: "I'll Stake My Cremona to a Jew's Trump," (from Volume V, Chapter 15) which appeared in an eponymous short documentary by Sara Jolly.
The first public excerpt of a discussion within JournoList was posted by Mickey Kaus on his blog on March 26, 2009.
The following passage dating from 1863 portrays the environment within which political feminism arose in the United Kingdom and is an excerpt from a treatise on international commercial law, part of a section describing conditions under which a person may be considered unable to enter into a commercial contract. Following the discussion of individuals unfit due to "want of understanding" – covering minors as well as "lunatics and drunkards" is a heading covering individuals unable due to "want of free-will": married women.
The only "modern" comic has been a one-page Halloween cartoon, supposedly an excerpt from issue #1110.
The reference cited for this excerpt is a letter written by the DOJ to encourage Governor Blunt to veto a bill that, according to the DOJ, would have reduced consumer's options and increased the cost of selling real estate in Missouri.
Their Don Quixote excerpt in the second half defied belief.
Thénia is located on the main road from Algiers to Constantine, about forty kilometres east of Algiers, about ten kilometres inland from the coast, at an altitude of 300 metres—an excerpt from the 1962 Michelin map of Algeria showing the location can be seen here.
This excerpt has been taken from the book "The Design of Everyday Things": I am in Italy at a conference.

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::: detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
::: coalesce - combine; fuse; N. coalescence
::: recount - narrate or tell (a story); count over again
::: discordant - not harmonious; conflicting
::: corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
::: actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act