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Usage examples for Adela

  1. When Adela begged her papa to tell her how long the lady was to stay, he replied: " Eh? – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. The Counts of Chartres and of Blois, in the middle ages, were a powerful race of men, and should ever be associated with profound respect in English minds by the fact that here was the birthplace of Adela, the mother of King Stephen of Blois, and of Henry, Bishop of Winchester. – The Cathedrals of Northern France by Francis Miltoun
  3. " We will think of it, papa," said Adela, " when we want money." – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  4. What should he now say to Adela Gauntlet? – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  5. " We cannot have everything here," said Adela, trying to smile. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  6. " I said," Adela went on, " Think as you will, papa, we know we are right." – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  7. They seem to think Adela is doing so well, Mrs. Yocomb wrote, that they have decided to leave her here through October. – A Day Of Fate by E. P. Roe
  8. Her name was visible, the Adela, of London, bound, as we afterwards learned, from New Zealand with frozen mutton. – Danger! and Other Stories by Arthur Conan Doyle
  9. Don't you feel you couldn't, Adela? – Loyalties (Fifth Series Plays) by John Galsworthy Last Updated: February 10, 2009
  10. Adela was not handsome: she had the complexion and the form of delicate health; and too fine an organisation of the nerves rendered her susceptible to every impression that could influence the health of the frame through the sympathy of the mind. – Zanoni by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  11. But whenever the soul would aspire, whenever the imagination kindled to the loftier ends, whenever the consciousness of our proper destiny struggled against the unworthy life I pursued, then, Adela- then, it cowered by my side in the light of noon, or sat by my bed,- a Darkness visible through the Dark. – Zanoni by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  12. So her cousin, Stephen de Blois- whose mother, Adela, had been daughter of William the Conqueror - thought to obtain the crown of England by promising to give everyone what they wished. – Young Folks' History of England by Charlotte M. Yonge
  13. He did not ask permission to see Dora and Adela. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
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