spirit up

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v spirit up infuse with spirit "The company spirited him up"
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Quotations

  • Lord Byron
    Lord%20Byron
    “It is odd but agitation or contest of any kind gives a rebound to my spirits and sets me up for a time.”
  • Samuel Ullman
    Samuel Ullman
    “Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul. Worry, fear, self-distrust bows the heart and turns the spirit back to dust.”
  • John Milton
    John%20Milton
    “A good book is the precious life-blood of the master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose for a life beyond.”
  • William Hazlitt
    William%20Hazlitt
    “Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire in your eye, adorn your person, maintain your health, your beauty and your animal spirits.”
  • Robert Southey
    Robert%20Southey
    “What will not woman, gentle woman dare; when strong affection stirs her spirit up?”
  • Marquis De Vauvenargues
    Marquis%20De%20Vauvenargues
    “The greatest achievement of the human spirit is to live up to one's opportunities and make the most of one's resources.”

Usage

In literature:

I will keep up my spirits, and perhaps matters will turn out better than I have a right to expect.
"Ernest Bracebridge" by William H. G. Kingston
The thought of this kept up our spirits.
"Dick Cheveley" by W. H. G. Kingston
I did my utmost to keep up the spirits of my men.
"Hurricane Hurry" by W.H.G. Kingston
In spite of this, I could not keep my spirits up, and put away the thoughts of the fate in store for me.
"Paddy Finn" by W. H. G. Kingston
I tried, as advised, to keep up my spirits, and did my best to obey the orders I received.
"Peter Trawl" by W. H. G. Kingston
They were both in high spirits, feeling up to anything at the moment.
"Sunshine Bill" by W H G Kingston
Sam Smatch, too, aided not a little, and his fiddle was in constant requisition to keep up their spirits.
"True Blue" by W.H.G. Kingston
I was very glad when daylight returned, and a fresh breeze and bright sun stirred up our spirits.
"The Wanderers" by W.H.G. Kingston
The captain was the only person who kept up his spirits.
"Will Weatherhelm" by W.H.G. Kingston
At one moment I despaired, and looked for immediate death; but my buoyant spirit raised me up again, and I hoped.
"Percival Keene" by Frederick Marryat
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In poetry:

Up rose the ancient stranger then
"My spirit is not free
To bring the wrath and violence
Of evil men on thee;
"The Exiles. 1660" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Father, I give my spirit up,
And trust it in thy hand;
My dying flesh shall rest in hope,
And rise at thy command.
"Psalm 22 part 1" by Isaac Watts
Anon, far up the cloudless blue,
Unseen by mortal eye,
God's angels with two spirits passed
To purer realms on high.
"The Child's Appeal" by Mary Gardiner Horsford
My spirit faints to see thy grace,
Thy promise bears me up;
And while salvation long delays,
Thy word supports my hope.
"Psalm 119 part 2" by Isaac Watts
Yet the spirit knows no fearing,
Tho' its day of joy has been;
Light without is disappearing;
Kindle up, thou light within!
"The Last Night" by Ernest Jones
And ever, as the truth of this
Grew up within me, I could hear
The Spirit whisper words of bliss
And comfort in my eager ear.
"Grasmere" by Alexander Anderson

In news:

Haines is scheduled to get up to 10 dockings of the cruise ship American Spirit this summer, a 100-passenger vessel making its debut in Alaska.
Let's summon up the spirit of the past.
Business is down, but spirits are up.
Undaunted by the stormy weather, plenty of people in the holiday spirit walked up and down the streets of downtown.
With the holiday season upon us and the spirit of Christmas in the air, several opportunities to provide service to those in need have cropped up.
Algerian spirit tightens up table.
The debate over whether South Carolina should accept Medicaid expansion heated up Tuesday with a spirited give-and-take between advocates of expansion and the state’s most outspoken opponent.
The German Village Society and the Columbus Landmarks Foundation will team up on "When Spirits Roamed the Village" Oct 19, 26 and 27.
"Nicole was always up for a challenge and found a kindred spirit in her husband," said fellow English teacher, Sheri Menden.
Chanel heads up imaginative , spirited day of shows.
Lecture series wraps up with Iron Spirits.
Halle Berry 's fiancé hit up Gil Turner's Fine Wine & Spirits at about 8 am.
Russia has failed to live up to the "spirit of open, competitive markets" since joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) earlier this year, the EU's top trade official charged Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The oddball romances " Moonrise Kingdom" and "Silver Linings Playbook" have picked up five nominations each to lead the Spirit Awards honoring independent film.
SAGINAW, MI — The Saginaw Spirit gave up a goal with less than three minutes remaining in the game to drop a 2-1 decision Friday, Nov 23 to the Windsor Spitfires at Windsor.
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In science:

To sum up: For all I can see, my ob jection, that V is not distinguished from countless other vector fields, applies to Lewis’ proposal (and thereby: the spirit of Zimmerman’s ob jection also applies) for the case that Lewis intended it—i.e. the discs of the original RDA.
On the Persistence of Homogeneous Matter
Unfortunately, up to our knowledge, such structures have not been yet constructed in the spirit of Kerner’s variables.
On the construction of generalized Grassmann representatives of state vectors
The second approach, compositional in spirit and the one we advocate here, extends classical conjunctive query evaluation and is based on a bottom up evaluation of the parse tree, borrowing notions of relational algebra evaluation [4, 12] plus some additional features.
Semantics and Complexity of SPARQL
Monitor the subsequent quarterly releases and the successive ends of future lock-up periods to position a strategy in the same spirit as above.
When games meet reality: is Zynga overvalued?
Monitor the subsequent quarterly releases and the successive ends of future lock- up periods to position a strategy in the same spirit as above.
When games meet reality: is Zynga overvalued?
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