- v. Simple past tense and past participle of seem.
“Slave-Power; such apologists and supporters of Wrong; such pusillanimous, weak-hearted advocates of the unpopular Right; such slaves to Cotton and its threats, that we had almost lost the God-given independence of American freemen, and seemed -- thank God! events have proved only _seemed_ -- to be entirely given up to money and mechanics, to have become, indeed, a nation of peddlers.”
“He saw only the necessary stages that had led to it, and to him they seemed natural; but to Adams, still living in the atmosphere of Palmerston and John Russell, the sudden appearance of Germany as the grizzly terror which, in twenty years effected what Adamses had tried for two hundred in vain, frightened England into Americas arms, seemed as melodramatic as any plot of Napoleon the Great.”
“Prior to Shannon, Mr. Gleick notes, the term seemed as hopelessly subjective as "beauty" or "truth.”
“The answer is hard-fought organizing by the hotel workers themselves in New York City and the supportive pro-union sentiment of other residents in the city, what was once unapologetically called "solidarity" in this country before the term seemed to get reserved by the elite for only talking about supporting workers in Poland.”
“The term seemed so personal that I was startled and then I realized that Ian was one of those continental smoothies who probably called every coat-check girl “darling.””
“Mr. Brooks was her aging but entirely capable personal assistant or, as she liked to call him, her majordomo, since both he and the word seemed to hail from a more gracious, bygone era.”
“At one point, his expression seemed even … proud, earning another frown from her.”
“He was still frowning, but now his expression seemed more perplexed than annoyed.”
“No..." said the speaker who had opposed the vote, and the word seemed to echo in the room.”
“The phrase seemed outlandish to those still in that community, who perhaps had not previously thought of reality as a lifestyle choice.”
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