taken with


  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj taken with marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness "gaga over the rock group's new album","he was infatuated with her"
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  • Epictetus
    “Covetousness like jealousy, when it has taken root, never leaves a person, but with their life. Cowardice is the dread of what will happen.”
  • Maya Angelou
    “Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: I'm with you kid. Let's go.”
  • Robert Hewison
    Robert Hewison
    “Post-modernism is modernism with the optimism taken out.”
  • Marina Tsvetaeva
    Marina Tsvetaeva
    “My desk, most loyal friend thank you. You've been with me on every road I've taken. My scar and my protection.”
  • Edmund Burke
    “People must be taken as they are, and we should never try make them or ourselves better by quarreling with them.”


In literature:

He was kindly received, and with due precaution taken into the house of a certain Portuguese.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898" by Emma Helen Blair
The duke is greatly taken with him; you will be very apt to come across him at the castle.
"The Northern Light" by E. Werner
It was ornamented with red and yellow feathers, but mostly with the latter, taken from a dove found upon the island.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16" by Robert Kerr
The barons taken in front and flank fought desperately, but with no success.
"The History of England" by T.F. Tout
With respect to England, no arrangements can be taken.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
They were filled with a clay subsoil taken from the second foot below the surface of the field.
"The First Book of Farming" by Charles L. Goodrich
Maheput's nephew, the commandant of the garrison, was taken, with one of Maheput's secretaries and advisers.
"A Journey through the Kingdom of Oude, Volumes I & II" by William Sleeman
As well as he could remember it he related to her the story of that last ride he had taken with John Beaudry.
"The Sheriff's Son" by William MacLeod Raine
Her parents are so taken up with shooting and fishing and books they kind o' forget the girl.
"A Man for the Ages" by Irving Bacheller
The late Mr A. Broadbent was quite right, in my opinion, when he asserted that fruit taken with starchy foods delayed digestion.
"The Healthy Life, Vol. V, Nos. 24-28" by Various

In poetry:

And learn with the gentle Mary,
At the Saviour's feet to stay,
And to choose that better portion
Which shall never be taken away.
"Verses Written In Mary's Album" by Kate Seymour Maclean
There is no peace to be taken
With poets who are young,
For they worry about the wars to be fought
And the songs that must be sung.
"Old Poets" by Alfred Joyce Kilmer
Thy love for me shall last unshaken,
No further proof I ask, for when
My hopes for aye were from me taken,
My Mis'ry, thou wert with me then;
"To My Misery" by Morris Rosenfeld
Since you were so young, child, I shall
Not fear your noon or even-fall,
Nor dread you are taken unawares,
Nor weary Heaven with many prayers.
"The Young Soldier" by Katharine Tynan
"Two added to one—if that could but be done,"
It said, "with one's fingers and thumbs!"
Recollecting with tears how, in earlier years,
It had taken no pains with its sums.
"The Hunting Of The Snark " by Lewis Carroll
When day dies, lone, forsaken,
And joy is kissed asleep;
When doubt's gray eyes awaken,
And love, with music taken
From hearts with sighings shaken,
Sits in the dusk to weep:
"A Reed Shaken In The Wind" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

All Blogs On The Download #newportfolk crowd ( Taken with instagram).
Precautions should be taken with smoke.
Sources tell the new Us Weekly that Ryan Gosling is "incredibly taken with " Blake Lively.
This Pill Not To Be Taken With Competition.
Pictures taken with sony A230.
Pictures taken with sony A230 Click to enlarge.
Islanders' Matt Moulson, Kyle Okposo taken with the Final.
Photo taken with iPhone 5 panorama.
Why Friday's jobs report should be taken with a grain of salt .
CSPI's suit not to be taken with a grain of salt .
Some motorists in California are getting out of their vehicles to have their picture taken with a unique utensil.
It's break time for Darien Green, who said people love to have their photograph taken with him and that "I can get about 15 feet" before posing again.
We've all been hearing about Apple 's Next Big Thing for more than a year, and Andreessen's comments should be taken with a grain of salt.
Since no action was taken on the bills, for now, Martone said he believes they were a result of legislators becoming frustrated with communication issues with the PGC.
Stephanie Nicora, senior barn technician with the SPCA of Monterey County, with one of the 32 horses the SPCA has taken in recently due to economic hardship.

In science:

The infinite tensor product is taken with respect to the set {1k , Pk , k ∈ N} (see for the formal definition).
Filtered random variables, bialgebras and convolutions
For the 2d q -states Potts model with q ≤ 6, intensive and accurate numerics indicates that the average of the Euler characteristic (taken with respect to the FortuinKasteleyn random cluster measure) is an order parameter of the phase transition.
Euler-Poincare' Characteristic and Phase Transition in the Potts Model
Albedo data were taken with CRs for 14 days.
Experimental study of a proximity focusing Cherenkov counter prototype for the AMS experiment
Throughout this paper, the term random is taken with respect to the uniform distribution.
Permutation graphs, fast forward permutations, and sampling the cycle structure of a permutation
O : is taken with respect to the half-filled state.
Quantum Spin Chains with Nonlocally-Correlated Random Exchange Coupling and Random-Mass Dirac Fermions