Nor in a sentence

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Definition of Nor

  • A negative connective or particle, introducing the second member or clause of a negative proposition, following neither, or not, in the first member or clause (as or in affirmative propositions follows either). Nor is also used sometimes in the first member for neither, and sometimes the neither is omitted and implied by the use of nor.

How to use nor in a sentence. Nor pronunciation.

I think it true, and sadly true, that a man with a vice which he is able to satisfy easily and habitually, even as another satisfies a virtue, may give up the wider actions of the world and the possibilities of his life for the pleasure which his one vice gives him, and neither miss nor desire those greater chances of virtue or ambition which he has lost.
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To Nahoum Pasha, Dim had said, as the former left the Palace, a cigarette between his fingers: "Sleep not nor slumber, Nahoum.
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I neither doubted yourself nor your courage.
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Mizraim's eyes searched the room, and found Nahoum. "Pasha," he said to Nahoum, "may thy bones never return to dust, nor the light of thine eyes darken!
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So did I become what thou findest me and dost believe me-a tyrant, in whose name a thousand do evil things of which I neither hear nor know.
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It was dispassionate, judicial; it had neither hatred nor pity.
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Fighting because they must fight-not patriot love, nor understanding, nor sacrifice in their hearts.
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But neither to sheikh nor to villager was it given to find the man.
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Please note neither this listing nor its contents are final til midnight of the last day of the month of any such announcement.
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And tho' he should be so Happy as never to smile at a _Prophane Jest_, nor join in Applauding a _Vitious_ Play; yet, will that exempt him from a Share of that _Guilt_ which his Presence and Purse has help'd to support?
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And for you, Mrs. Bawd, what'er your layings out are, your comings in are chiefly from my hands; for you have neither House nor Lands to secure you; but 'tis upon my Purse, that you depend; and I am he that keeps you all alive.
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But if you will be Deaf to my complaints, and not regard the Ruine of your Children, nor pity your own Soul: Tho I am sure my Grief will bring me to my Grave.
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Yet all this would not molifie her unrelenting Husband, nor work any change upon him; for he regarded neither what she said, nor the sorrowful moans and complaints of her almost Famished Infants: For all she gets for her affectionate Counsel and Advice, is to be sometimes rail'd at, and at other times jeer'd and flouted.
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He had no need to Visit her again, for she had done his Business already, having so pepper'd him with the Pox, that in a little time he was neither able to go nor stand.
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To which, she straight return'd, I am no Mercenary Person, Sir; nor do I make a Bargain with any one before-hand; but take what Gentlemen are freely pleas'd to give me; to whose Generosity I always leave it: But what you do, do quickly Sir, (continued she) for I am limited to such an hour.
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Nor let the thoughts of that at all disturb you; for, that's a Crime that I have known, for more than thirty-Years, the rest of all our Sex has scarce been free from.
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And some that are my Enemies, bestow upon it the Title of a _Bawdy-House_; but this Title I neither lay claim to, nor take Pleasure in.
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Nor yet for _Autumn_; Love must have his Prime, His Warmer Hearts, and Harvest time.
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Nor am I one of those who will take up with what the Street affords: For I assure you I don't eat _Baked Pudding_ or _Apple-Pye_ at _Holbourn-Bridge_, or such other Places, as common Carmen do.
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Nor, to be plain with you, Madam, said he, am I one of those Fellowes that usually Dine at any Greasie Ordinaries; and therefore I am for something fit for a Gentleman, and will pay accordingly.
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Examples of Nor

Example #1
I ask him how it came he lived here alone; how it came that he made chairs, he, with brains enough to build great houses or great bridges; how it was that drink and he were such friends; and how he, a Catholic, lived here among us Quakers, so singular, uncompanionable, and severe.
Example #2
I feel Soolsby here at times so sharply that it would seem he came again and was in this room, though he is dead and gone.
Example #3
He had prompted old Diaz Pasha to speak of him as a reincarnation, so separate and withdrawn he seemed at the end of the evening, yet with an uncanny mastery in his dark brown eyes.
Example #4
This still Quaker, with the white shining face and pontifical hat, with his address of "thee" and "thou," and his forms of speech almost Oriental in their imagery and simplicity, himself an archaism, had impressed them with a sense of power.
Example #5
Thee must not turn back now.
Example #6
Did not the man deserve his end?