Usage examples for ABAS

  1. But besides the gold and silver and precious stones there are thousands of rich garments which are kept in chests of fragrant wood, in upper chambers, abas woven of gold and silk and linen, and vests embroidered with pearls, and shoes of which even the soles appear to be of gold. – Khaled, A Tale of Arabia by F. Marion Crawford
  2. This movement was founded in November 1943 by Abas Kupi, who until August 1943 had been a member of the Central Council of the National Liberation Movement but broke away from it after the Mukaj agreement was denounced. – Area Handbook for Albania by Eugene K. Keefe Sarah Jane Elpern William Giloane James M. Moore, Jr. Stephen Peters Eston T. White
  3. Yet at his grievous death Lausus, himself a great arm of the war, lets not his columns be dismayed; at once he meets and cuts down Abas, the check and stay of their battle. – The Aeneid of Virgil by Virgil
  4. Take this sample of their nonsense, which is transmitted in the writings of one of their most considerable Rabbins: " One Abas Saul, a man of ten feet high, was digging a grave, and happened to find the eye of Goliah, in which he thought proper to bury himself, and so he did, all but his head, which the Giant's eye was unfortunately not quite deep enough to receive." – Letters to His Son, 1753-1754 by The Earl of Chesterfield
  5. Pelates of Cinypheus, strove to rend A like strong fastening from th' opposing door; The dart of Corythus his tugging hand Transfix'd, and nail'd him to the wood confin'd: Here Abas, with his spear, deep pierc'd his side: Nor dying fell he;- by the hand retain'd, Firm to the post he hung. – The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidus Naso in English blank verse Vols. I & II by Ovid
  6. With him goes grim Abas, all his train in shining armour, and a gilded Apollo glittering astern. – The Aeneid of Virgil by Virgil
  7. I fix against the doorway a hollow shield of brass, that tall Abas had borne, and mark the story with a verse: These arms Aeneas from the conquering Greeks. – The Aeneid of Virgil by Virgil
  8. Hercules took a ship, and after encountering a storm, reached the island and placed himself on Mount Abas. – The Antediluvian World by Ignatius Donnelly
  9. And after this, having a tedious march to make through a waterless and difficult country, he ordered ten thousand skins to be filled with water, and so advanced towards the enemy; whom he found drawn up in order of battle near the river Abas, to the number of sixty thousand horse, and twelve thousand foot, ill armed generally, and most of them covered only with the skins of wild beasts. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  10. Idmon, the reputed son of Abas, was a prophet, as well as Mopsus: he was favoured with the divine Omphe, and, like the former, styled Ampucides. – A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I. by Jacob Bryant
  11. Moreover, national abas, to assert the unity of the whole Buryate nation, are convoked from time to time. – Mutual Aid A Factor of Evolution by kniaz' Petr Alekseevich Kropotkin