Usage examples for Abbas

  1. 105. Abbas Rieval, p. – The History of England, Volume I by David Hume
  2. Each vessel had its presents- guns, pistols, and powder, Abbas, crimson cloth and shawls, watches, telescopes, and similar articles- with a suitable stock of which every officer visiting the interior on leave was supplied. – First Footsteps in East Africa or, an Exploration of Harar by Richard F. Burton
  3. Then they praised Sidi bel Abbas, the city's patron saint, who by reason of his love for righteous deeds stood on one leg for forty years, praying diligently all the time. – Morocco by S.L. Bensusan
  4. Then said El Abbas, " O father mine, give me leave to go to her, so I may look upon her; else shall I depart the world, without fail." – Tales from the Arabic Volume 3 by John Payne
  5. It was another brilliant day, and at five minutes past twelve we ran into Steeple Abbas. – The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates
  6. You've got lovely clothes, and we'll go straight to Mintern Abbas, where it doesn't matter what we wear. – Penny Plain by Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas)
  7. After many days they arrived at Cordova, then when they had rested and cleansed themselves, Abul Malek craved audience of the Caliph, Aboul- Abbas El Hakkam. – Laughing Bill Hyde and Other Stories by Rex Beach
  8. Northwards the sea- strand has become a huge cemetery, crowded with graves whose dimensions explain the Somali legend that once there were giants in the land: tradition assigns to it the name of Bunder Abbas. – First Footsteps in East Africa or, an Exploration of Harar by Richard F. Burton
  9. Abbas led his customers to an upper room which they found dark except where he lighted it as he went with hanging lamps. – The Lighted Match by Charles Neville Buck
  10. Mehemet Ali's death occurred on the 3rd of August, 1849. His direct successor was his grandson, Abbas Pasha, who held the sceptre of Egypt as the direct heir of Ibrahim Pasha. – History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 12 (of 12) by S. Rappoport
  11. Much the same must be said of Itchen Abbas, Itchen A Bas, where the road falls to the river, the small Norman church there having been both rebuilt and enlarged in or about 1863, while an even worse fate has befallen the church of Itchen Stoke, two miles further on, for it has disappeared altogether. – England of My Heart--Spring by Edward Hutton
  12. A move was made on the 29th when the battalion arrived in the Abbas sector, coming under the command of the G. O. C. 234th Brigade. – The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918 by F.L. Morrison
  13. In Fraser's 'Persia', we are told that when Shah Abbas the Great received Sir Dodmore Cotton, Ambassador from James I., his Majesty, 'being desirous of pleasing his guests, drank to the health of the King of England. – Persia Revisited by Thomas Edward Gordon
  14. With his free arm he swept Cara into the doorway, wheeling quickly in front of her, and sent Mohammed Abbas lurching forward into the faces of the assailants led by Sayed Ayoub. – The Lighted Match by Charles Neville Buck
  15. Four miles the other side of the old market town of Steeple Abbas, and twenty- one miles from Pallow, stood Bill Manor, where the Hathaways lived. – The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates
  16. She is a daughter of the late Lord Bidborough of Bidborough Manor, Surrey, and Mintern Abbas, Oxfordshire, and sister of the present peer: I looked her up in Debrett. – Penny Plain by Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas)
  17. In an instant he was clambering up the rocks, with Abbas protesting at his heels. – The Green Flag by Arthur Conan Doyle
  18. Now the value of the shop was four thousand dinars; so they played and El Abbas beat him and won his shop, with that which was therein; whereupon the other arose, shaking his clothes, and said to him, " Up, O youth, and take thy shop." – Tales from the Arabic Volume 3 by John Payne
  19. I have heard my aunt say that she never felt at home at Bidborough or Mintern Abbas. – Penny Plain by Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas)