Every Chinaman knows that the corns are adventitious eyes which give the mule this remarkable power.
"An Australian in China" by George Ernest Morrison
The course of events gave to the Henstead election an importance which seemed rather adventitious to people not Henstead-born.
"Quisanté" by Anthony Hope
Shylock was presented the next season for the sake of adventitious popularity that would thus accrue to the piece.
"Old-Time Makers of Medicine" by James J. Walsh
But to rest in symbols is fatal, since they are at best but the "adventitious wrappages" of life.
"Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History" by Thomas Carlyle
But Owen has no adventitious attractions.
"The International Monthly Magazine, Volume 5, No. 1, January, 1852" by Various
In some trees you have a lot of adventitious buds that are still there and never forced out.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Forty-Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Their industries again, through the wise help of the State and other adventitious aids are capturing foreign markets.
"Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose" by Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
They would develop adventitious buds very poorly.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
At times however Lyly can dispense with such adventitious aids.
"John Lyly" by John Dover Wilson
Of fasting, poor girl, she had already too much for her bodily profit, without any adventitious use of it.
"For the Master's Sake" by Emily Sarah Holt
There was no sting in their poverty; no adventitious misery belonging to it.
"Deerbrook" by Harriet Martineau
The adventitious are personal or exterior.
"The World's Greatest Books--Volume 14--Philosophy and Economics" by Various
She looked for adventitious successes.
"The Bill-Toppers" by Andre Castaigne
But this is also an adventitious complication.
"The Sense of Beauty" by George Santayana
But these are adventitious claims to fame.
"A History of English Literature" by George Saintsbury
But that evening, at the Horse Show, Boone suffered the embarrassment of that flare-up of publicity which he felt was purely adventitious.
"The Tempering" by Charles Neville Buck
For as stems may produce adventitious buds, so also may roots.
"The Elements of Botany" by Asa Gray
His one experience in the Tombs, however adventitious, had been quite sufficient.
"McAllister and His Double" by Arthur Train
Not, indeed, that the bishop needed any adventitious aids to his personal appearance.
"A Search For A Secret (Vol 1 of 3)" by G. A. Henty
In relating it I have delivered "a round, unvarnished tale," and have not colored the truth with any adventitious hue of fancy.
"The Haunted Homestead" by E. D. E. N. Southworth