Usage examples for aerie

  1. What a contrast presents itself when we compare the famous flag of the army of Italy, which the youthful conqueror, Bonaparte, carried to the Directory, with those drooping eagles who had now to defend the aerie whence they had so often taken flight to spread their triumphant wings over Europe! – Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, v12 by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
  2. Crossing a small court on his way to his aerie he saw the housekeeper making signs to him from the window of her room. – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  3. And he had not vouchsafed another word until, over the desert glare, his cousin's aerie had blazed out, beating back the molten sun- rays. – Rung Ho! by Talbot Mundy
  4. He was in a very eagle's aerie the upper rim of Khinian's gorge seemed not more than a quarter of a mile above him. – King--of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy
  5. Slowly he climbed the steep and crooked trail to their aerie at the peak. – Foes in Ambush by Charles King
  6. She had now from her aerie the whole group within her view, or rather, the tops of all its particular heads. – The Turnstile by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  7. He stood, looking over very gloomily at Cunningham, making a dozen wild plans for getting rid of Miss McClean- by no means forgetting poison- and the height of Alwa's aerie from the plain below! – Rung Ho! by Talbot Mundy
  8. It was the last week in August when Lady Geraldine went up to London, and George Fairfax hurried northward to his Friend's aerie – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  9. And yet the croaking of the frogs may reach the eagle's aerie and disturb the peace of the heights. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  10. She was thus enabled, unobserved, to inspect him, to her heart's content, as Grenville came rowing his raft along the tide, far down below her rocky aerie – As It Was in the Beginning by Philip Verrill Mighels
  11. A single pair for many years had their aerie in the top of a huge dead sycamore tree, near the head of Burnt Ship Bay. – The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts by George W. Holley
  12. A great peace seemed to emanate from those aerie ruins, and a deep silence reigned there. – The Story of a Child by Pierre Loti
  13. Wonderful aerie in the hills! – The Air Trust by George Allan England
  14. To Drennen, frowning across the gulf separating him and his quarry, there seemed but one conceivable reason why a human being should have sought to win a way to that rocky aerie – Wolf Breed by Jackson Gregory
  15. Up in his aerie like an eagle above the low affairs of the earth, he led a keener life, breathed the breath of a more genuine existence than the rest of the house. – Donal Grant by George MacDonald