bringing up


  • Bring your canoe up broadside to the shore
    Bring your canoe up broadside to the shore
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bringing up helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
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  • John Wilmot
    John Wilmot
    “Before I got married, I had six theories about bringing up children. Now I have six children and no theories.”
  • Bible
    “Fathers do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord. [Ephesians 6:4]”
  • Jerome K. Jerome
    “I want a house that has got over all its troubles; I don't want to spend the rest of my life bringing up a young and inexperienced house.”
  • Jewish Proverb
    Jewish Proverb
    “He that does not bring up his son to some honest calling and employment, brings him up to be a thief.”
  • Honore De Balzac
    “In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.”
  • Samuel Pepys
    Samuel Pepys
    “I find my wife hath something in her gizzard, that only waits an opportunity of being provoked to bring up; but I will not, for my content-sake, give it.”


In literature:

Bring up the holders' ammunition, on the double!
"Ride Proud, Rebel!" by Andre Alice Norton
She would never take the girl to bring up now.
"A Little Girl in Old Boston" by Amanda Millie Douglas
The fighting will only commence in earnest when the Prussians bring up their supports.
"A Girl of the Commune" by George Alfred Henty
Only, Floyd, don't bring up a fellow with too sharp a turn.
"Floyd Grandon's Honor" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
Perhaps you would like me to bring up the chart, Captain Vavassour.
"A Middy of the King" by Harry Collingwood
The surest of these was to bring up a question of spending.
"The Rich Little Poor Boy" by Eleanor Gates
His parents had died in his babyhood, and Mrs. Elwell had taken him to bring up.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Ships from distant parts often bring up in the Roads to wait for orders; others, outward-bound, come here to receive some of their passengers.
"A Yacht Voyage Round England" by W.H.G. Kingston
You follow us, and Griggs will bring up the rear.
"The Peril Finders" by George Manville Fenn
Bringing-up, family and social traditions, have nothing to do with it.
"Black Oxen" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton

In poetry:

Then up and spake the eldest daughter,
That lady tall and grand:
'Oh, bring me pearls and diamonds great,
And gold rings for my hand.'
"The Singing Leaves" by James Russell Lowell
“A drink, a drink, my little page boy,
A drink I do pray you bring."
She took the goblet up in her hand,
And dropped in her golden ring.
"The Woman Who Went To Hell [An Irish Legend]" by Dora Sigerson Shorter
An' wake the rest up. An' the sun
In frue the winder dazzle-un
Them eyes o' Sis's, wiv a sure-
Enough gold chain Old Kriss bringed to 'er!
"A Dubious "Old Kriss"" by James Whitcomb Riley
Should I blame the moon
For bringing forth this sadness,
As if it pictured grief?
Lifting up my troubled face,
I regard it through my tears
"The Monk Saigyo" by Saigyo
My lord had covered up his face;
But when one told him, "He is dead,"
Turning him quickly to go in,--
"Bring thou to me his corpse," he said.
"Stanzas In Memory Of The Author Of 'Obermann'" by Matthew Arnold
And all that day she longed and feared
To hear the soldiers' tread,
When they came marching up the glen
    To bring the knight home dead.
"Two Mornings" by Sarah Orne Jewett

In news:

Never bring up religion or politics, our parents said.
Right-clicking one of the disks brings up a menu of more than 20 tools and options, which is another indicator of just how many features are available in this product.
Michigan House Speaker Jase Bolger (R-Marshall) tells WKZO Democrats are continuing to bring up this year's election rigging scandal in an attempt to distract voters.
Ryan Tells Audience That Obama is Trying to Distract Them, Then Brings Up 14-Year-Old Obama Clip.
The most recent statistics from the state Department of Health show Pennsylvania had 79 drowning deaths in 2010 and 91 in 2009, and his weekly check of various news outlets brings up at least one report of a drowning .
When you look back throughout your career, you don't think about certain plays that you did until you're retired and people keep bringing up this certain...
The phrase brings up images of quantum computing, of atomic-scale data storage, of encoding books in DNA -- new ways to squeeze the massive and ever-growing data stores into easily managed, easily used elements.
As mentioned earlier, the Monserrate verdict brings up a number of scenarios that could play out in regard to the state Senate.
Faith and politics, two sensitive topics we've been told to never bring up at a dinner table, are causing a stir in Munising.
Though he's weathered his share of ups and downs in Hollywood and in life, nothing prepared Colin Farrell for bringing up his eldest son, James, who suffers from Angelman Syndrome, a genetic disorder.
As Halloween approaches, you might be more concerned about your child's costume than safety, but the season does bring up some important issues to keep in mind.
Fall festivals bring up fond memories.
I do not like to bring up subjects that annoy people.
Hilary Mantel aims for second win with 'Bring Up the Bodies.
Hilary Mantel won the prize for her novel 'Bring Up the Bodies.'.

In science:

Neutron stars are efficient accelerators for bringing charges up to relativistic energies.
TeV mu Neutrinos from Young Neutron Stars
Magnetic fields that penetrate the solar surface bring fast-moving, less-sorted, heavy ions (elements & isotopes) up from the interior of the Sun as the so lar energet ic particles (SEP) observed in vio lent solar flares and erupt ions [8, 9].
Plasma Diffuser Sorts Light Atoms to Solar Surface
This can bring the field up to equipartition with kinetic energy of moving baryons, and makes the effective Lorentz factor only slightly larger than 1.
Gamma-Ray Bursts from quark stars
This figure shows that many-body correlation effects tend to decrease the ratio of the maximum to minimum values in the oscillatory behavior of the SP, thus bringing the SP into nice agreement with experiment for pro jectile charges up to Z1 =19.
Time-Dependent Density-Functional Theory for the Stopping Power of an Interacting Electron Gas for Slow Ions
The exposure time was 10 times longer than the standard WAVCAL observations in order to bring up faint lines, and provide more counts in stronger lines.
High Mass Triple Systems: The Classical Cepheid Y Car