Usage examples for steadiness

  1. 310. Let us suppose, in some large manufacturing town, ten or twelve of the most intelligent and skilful workmen to unite, whose characters for sobriety and steadiness are good, and are well known among their own class. – On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures by Charles Babbage
  2. It is, I confess, a solemn moment, when one stands between life and death by the more or less certainty of a gun, or the greater or less steadiness of the arm that holds it. – Adventures in the Philippine Islands by Paul P. de La Gironière
  3. Moreover, Mr. Castleford had taken care to brighten our Christmas with a letter expressive of great satisfaction with Clarence for steadiness and intelligence. – Chantry House by Charlotte M. Yonge