Usage examples for fermenting

  1. This is a general and just remark; but, in order to regulate it by practical facts, we must name the medium standard of heat, which rarely exceeds eighty- five degrees with the brewers; this is the medium of seventy- four and ninety- six degrees; but the medium heat is not unfrequently up to ninety- six degrees in the distiller's fermenting backs of Great Britain. – The American Practical Brewer and Tanner by Joseph Coppinger
  2. It is little, for example, to know the date of Shakespeare: something more that he and Cervantes were contemporaries; and a great deal that he grew up in a time fermenting with reformation in Church and State, when the intellectual impulse from the invention of printing had scarcely reached its climax, and while the New World stung the imaginations of men with its immeasurable promise and its temptations to daring adventure. – The Function Of The Poet And Other Essays by James Russell Lowell
  3. Often the inevitable results of these two great causes are for a time invisible to the eyes of men; a day comes, however, when one sees appear upon the surface what has been fermenting in the vast depths. – Iermola by Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi