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Usage examples for ancient

  1. Great Chesterford is the ancient Iceanum, once thought to be Camboricum. – The Towns of Roman Britain by James Oliver Bevan
  2. And, at about noon of the following day, they drew in to the ancient capital, having made a quick and easy run from Hampton. – In Her Own Right by John Reed Scott
  3. But it was off the stage that the ancient couple were most delightful. – Life on the Stage by Clara Morris
  4. Man's ancient heart is bitter, his hard eyes doubt of a sign. – Perpetual Light by William Rose Benet
  5. On our way we passed a very deep, dry well, and the wall- remains of several ancient gardens. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  6. The ancient fancy- work, perhaps? – Life on the Stage by Clara Morris
  7. To all appearance the rule is as firmly established as if it had come down from ancient times. – Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877 by James Kennedy
  8. " Part of an ancient planet that was destroyed before the time of man, or life on Earth. – Invaders from the Infinite by John Wood Campbell
  9. It is evidently a very ancient genus. – The History of the European Fauna by R. F. Scharff
  10. It is the same in more ancient languages, such as Greek, Latin, and Sanskrit. – Lectures on The Science of Language by Max Müller
  11. Down the long hill into the ancient town Joan shot past him. – The Promise of Air by Algernon Blackwood
  12. It seemed to the Stranger that the dark coarse bread which was served was extraordinarily good, and he wondered if the ancient process had anything to do with it and he resolved to see the old mill. – The Master of the Inn by Robert Herrick
  13. The credit due to this class of our officers is the greater when it is considered that no army in ancient or modern times was even better appointed or provided than our Army in Mexico. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  14. What is meant by Ancient Times? – Introductory American History by Henry Eldridge Bourne Elbert Jay Benton
  15. So it has been since ancient days. – The Flute of the Gods by Marah Ellis Ryan
  16. Yanar, near Delktasch, the ancient Phaselis, p. – COSMOS: A Sketch of the Physical Description of the Universe, Vol. 1 by Alexander von Humboldt
  17. Ancient Division of the Age of Stone of St. Acheul and Aurignac. – The Antiquity of Man by Charles Lyell
  18. Some ancient business, whether of soul or sense, carried him to Rome. – Foes by Mary Johnston
  19. From an ancient painting in Dulwich College. – Milton's England by Lucia Ames Mead
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