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press on

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v press on continue moving forward
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Quotations

  • Georgia O'Keeffe
    Georgia O'Keeffe
    “Marks on paper are free -- free speech -- press -- pictures all go together I suppose.”
  • John Greenleaf Whittier
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    “On leaf of palm, on sedge-wrought roll; on plastic clay and leather scroll, man wrote his thoughts; the ages passed, and lo! the Press was found at last!”
  • Lord Buckley
    Lord Buckley
    “You've got to watch your mind all the time or you'll awaken and find a strange picture on your press.”
  • Robert H. Schuller
    Robert%20H.%20Schuller
    “Press on. Obstacles are seldom the same size tomorrow as they are today.”
  • Earl Nightingale
    Earl%20Nightingale
    “All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.”
  • Ed Turner
    Ed Turner
    “If we had had the right technology back then, you would have seen Eva Braun on the Donahue show and Adolf Hitler on Meet the Press.”

Usage

In literature:

The advance of the enemy was checked; but still the Americans pressed on, until fairly within the smoke of the Tripolitans' guns.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
Nowhere on the globe was the freedom of the press more thoroughly vindicated than in the Southern States of America.
"Four Years in Rebel Capitals" by T. C. DeLeon
The young doctor was just in front of me, Jose on my right hand, and the men pressing close behind.
"At the Point of the Sword" by Herbert Hayens
After a little hesitation, the savages once more pressed on after us, but happily at that moment the ship again fired.
"A Voyage round the World" by W.H.G. Kingston
I think I shall venture on sending your book to the press.
"Lavengro The Scholar, the Gypsy, the Priest" by George Borrow
Now one and all pressed on, eager to witness the wonders of the New World.
"Notable Voyagers" by W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
Pressing on, we were soon close to her, when Donald, raising his rifle, fired, and the bird fell over.
"In the Wilds of Africa" by W.H.G. Kingston
Should they press on or retreat, as those before them had done?
"Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania" by Jewett Castello Gilson
The work that follows has to be done on each form as it is put on the press.
"The Building of a Book" by Various
Still the voyagers pressed on.
"The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in Their Explorations of the Prairies, Forests, Lakes, and Rivers, of the New World, and Their Interviews with the Savage Tribes, Two Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
He pressed a button on a small device in his hand, and a signal was sent to the submarine.
"Anything You Can Do ..." by Gordon Randall Garrett
Joachim, menaced and pressed on all sides, concentrated his forces.
"Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. II" by Pierre Antoine Edouard Fleury de Chaboulon
Bismarck, Fuerst von, on power of press, 89.
"Historical Essays" by James Ford Rhodes
Instead of pressing on into Wicklow, they remained there feasting and plundering the neighbourhood.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
But the enemy, whether he knew of such dangers or not, did not intend to press on.
"The Defiant Agents" by Andre Alice Norton
But the solid mass, pressing on from the rear, crowded them up the river.
"The Later Cave-Men" by Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
This should make it just greasy enough to pick up the gold, but not too greasy to part with it readily when pressed on the book.
"Bookbinding, and the Care of Books" by Douglas Cockerell
Still another method forces a lead collar down over the post, and presses the cover down on a soft rubber gasket.
"The Automobile Storage Battery" by O. A. Witte
This required unceasing labor and watchfulness on the part of the press committee.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
He tried to answer her, but could not because her lips were tightly pressed on his.
"Changing Winds" by St. John G. Ervine
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In poetry:

Thus you went out — alone and uncaressed;
O sweet, soft thing, in all your infant
grace,
I never held you in my arms, nor pressed
Warm kisses on your face!
"To A Little White Bird" by Fay Inchfawn
At these tiny old railroad stations,
Which my own train long ago left behind,
I fear for the pressing crush of people
Departing, who pass on this stretch of track.
"At Old Railroad Stations" by Franz Werfel
"Time, that unbuilds the quarried past,
Leans on these wrecks that press the sod;
They slant, they stoop, they fall at last,
And strew the turf their priests have trod.
"The Broken Circle" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
So too, so too, do I confess
My poet when he sings.
He rushes on my mortal guess
With his immortal things.
I feel, I know him. On I press -
He finds me 'twixt his wings.
"West Wind In Winter" by Alice Meynell
'Twixt wintry sea and wintry sky,
Cleaving the keen air with thy breast,
Thou sailest slowly, solemnly;
No fetter on thy wing is pressed: -
Where is thy mate, and where thy nest?
"Sea-Birds" by Elizabeth Akers Allen
And now the winds her garments roughly blew,
But she, unheeding their rude, blighting blast,
Pressed on, and when I from the pathway ran
We met, and hands again together clasped.
"My Dream Of Long Ago" by Olivia Ward Bush-Banks

In news:

Whistler, however, pressed on, adding many design details, including the peacocks on the shutters.
Frozen out by Canada's One Per Cent. Winnipeg Free Press on.
Coach Ruffin McNeill met with the press on Sunday to comment on the news that the Pirates are going to face the Ragin' Cajuns in New Orleans on December 22.
To educate the press on Spokane's police practices.
McCaskill told The Associated Press on Friday that Akin's remark left her "a little speechless".
Bill Press is host of the nationally-syndicated "Bill Press Show" on talk radio.
Mendocino's 'Full Court Press ' on Marijuana Yields 132 Arrests.
Grand Rapids Press Lions columnist Brian VanOchten joined Bill Simonson in the "GR Press Box " on "The Huge Show" on Oct 22 to talk about Detroit's win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.
I love these press-on nails from Kiss, in festive, creepy colors.
Lee Press-On still comes out swinging.
NJ Gov Christie briefs press on Nor'easter.
Ravens press on without Lewis, visit Texans.
We may still press on with suit.
Obama Plans Full Court Press on Jobs Bill.
NYC elites press on despite cancellation.
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In science:

Ruffini R., 2002, in “Proceedings of the Ninth Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity”, World Scientific, Singapore, in press 44.
Observational tests of the Electro-Magnetic Black Hole Theory in Gamma-Ray Bursts
In: Algebraic Combinatorics on Words, Cambridge University Press, 2002.
A path-transformation for random walks and the Robinson-Schensted correspondence
Knapp, Representation Theory of Semisimple Groups, An Overview Based on Examples, Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1986. P.
Inequalities related to free entropy derived from random matrix approximation
Watson, A Treatise on the Theory of Bessel Functions, Cambridge University Press, 2nd edition, 1941.
On the Largest Singular Values of Random Matrices with Independent Cauchy Entries
Woess, Random walks on infinite graphs and groups, Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Symmetric random walks on certain amalgamated free product groups
Ronan, Lectures on Buildings, Academic Press, 1989. [Se] J.J.
Isospectral Cayley graphs of some finite simple groups
Montvay, Quantum Fields on a Lattice, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1994.
QCD, Chiral Random Matrix Theory and Integrability
Press, Cambridge Vera R (2003) “Influence of general convective motions on the exterior of isolated rotating bodies in equilibrium” Class.
On global models for isolated rotating axisymmetric charged bodies; uniqueness of the exterior field
Woess, Random walks on infinite graphs and groups, Cambridge University Press (2000).
Random walks on graphs: ideas, techniques and results
The same authors showed that previous estimates of the average zlmm estimates based on the extended Press & Schechter approach were biased towards lower z’s.
Forming Disk Galaxies in Lambda CDM Simulations
New York: Academic Press, 1975 Reiss, R.-D.: A course on point processes.
Localization at low energies for attractive Poisson random Schr\"odinger operators
To estimate the uncertainties of the PC coefficients we used the bootstrap method (see, e.g., Press et al. 1992) which does not rely on any assumptions of the distributions.
Statistical analysis of BATSE gamma-ray bursts: Self-similarity and the Amati-relation
Dynamics of Transport under Random Fluxes on the Boundary, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, in press, 2006.
Predictability of the Burgers dynamics under model uncertainty
Probability Measures on Metric Spaces, Academic Press, New York–London.
Recurrence of cocycles and stationary random walks
Parthasarathy, Probability Measures On Metric Spaces, Academic Press, New York (1967). D.
Asymptotic Feynman-Kac formulae for large symmetrised systems of random walks
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