Usage examples for adventurous

  1. Only, dear friends, in this mine enterprise, Let me have silence from your lips, I pray; For should my mother know of it, sharp pain Will follow yet my bold adventurous feat. – The Seven Plays in English Verse by Sophocles
  2. We are on a weird, adventurous journey, and make but brief stops, however attractive the strangers or acquaintance we meet. – Essays Æsthetical by George Calvert
  3. For once in his adventurous life resource failed him. – The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol by William J. Locke
  4. Besides, the journey is nowadays much more usual, and therefore much less adventurous than when those revered writers first described it. – The Quest of the Golden Girl by Richard le Gallienne
  5. So far, Dennis had not counted the cost of his adventurous expedition, or the by no means remote possibilities of his being captured and sent to terrible Ruhleben. – With Haig on the Somme by D. H. Parry
  6. Amongst these adventurous spirits was Ellenor. – Where Deep Seas Moan by E. Gallienne-Robin
  7. His adventurous soul spurred him on to follow the career which Nur Mahal offered him. – The Great Mogul by Louis Tracy
  8. Here is a new field for any of the adventurous climbers of our club: let them try these precipitous sides! – Climbing in The British Isles. Vol. 1 - England by W. P. Haskett Smith
  9. Possibly the career of a surgeon attracted the adventurous element in me. – The After House by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  10. He is a very loyal soul, but not very adventurous just now. – The Child of the Dawn by Arthur Christopher Benson
  11. Some story of a tumble reminded him of an adventure of his own when he was catching wild horses in Texas with his adventurous cousin, at a time when he mast have been quite a boy. – The Man Without a Country by Edward E. Hale
  12. The enemy were already falling back from their adventurous attempt to seize the Southside road. – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  13. That he was a prince of high enterprise is evident from his adventurous expedition from the home of his family into the barbarous and unknown regions of the Main island. – Japan by David Murray
  14. Though Barton, therefore, could go out to his round of visits on the day after his adventurous vigil without unusual emotion, it may be conceived that the distress and confusion at The Bunhouse were very great. – The Mark Of Cain by Andrew Lang
  15. A wonderful read- aloud book, adventurous and very funny, with much of the magic as well as the humor of the fantastic. – David and the Phoenix by Edward Ormondroyd
  16. But he was also a man of adventurous spirit and splendid political courage, and he made one last throw for the Stuarts. – A Short History of England by G. K. Chesterton
  17. Along the stream was the ancient highway, or lowway, where in days before the railway came the stage- coach and the big transport- wagons used to sway and rattle along on their adventurous voyage from the gate of the Sea at Boston to the gate of the West at Albany. – That Fortune by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  18. Yet never throughout that adventurous night had Phyllida's heart pattered at such a pace, never had she been so near to shrieking aloud. – The Passionate Elopement by Compton Mackenzie
  19. His fearless and adventurous character may be indicated by an incident. – Red Eagle and the Wars With the Creek Indians of Alabama. by George Cary Eggleston
  20. It was a job for a young and hardy and adventurous – Gigolo by Edna Ferber