Usage examples for annex

  1. He ought to have stated it, that they would annex to their territory a country about a third as large as France, and much more than half as rich, and in a situation the most important for command that it would be possible for her anywhere to possess. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VI. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  2. That skilled or unskilled labor may no longer be found unorganized, we ask of you to annex your grand and powerful corps to the main army that we may fight the battle under one flag." – A History of Trade Unionism in the United States by Selig Perlman
  3. From it he could see the whole farm which he meant presently to annex to his own broad acres. – The Raid From Beausejour; And How The Carter Boys Lifted The Mortgage by Charles G. D. Roberts
  4. In the first place, it meant this: That behind the back of France- they were not made a party to these communications- we should have given, if we had assented to that, a free licence to Germany to annex, in the event of a successful war, the whole of the extra- European dominions and possessions of France. – Selected-Speeches-on-British-Foreign-Policy-1738-1914 by Jones, Edgar R. (Edgar Rees), Sir
  5. She is to be married in the annex of the Temple on Saturday. – The Motor Maids Across the Continent by Katherine Stokes
  6. Possibly a small annex could be attached to the chickenhouse. – Poor Relations by Compton Mackenzie
  7. President Jackson was eager to annex Texas, whose value to the Union he fully recognized, and offered Mexico five million dollars for the province, but the offer was refused. – American Men of Action by Burton E. Stevenson
  8. It is certainly very peculiar, designed as a sort of annex to the Church of the Holy Trinity. – Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia by Maturin M. Ballou
  9. The most Christian King might, therefore, without any fear of opposition from England, proceed to annex Brabant and Hainault to his empire. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  10. We kept our promise, we did not annex Cuba, we introduced into international affairs what is known as the Big Brother idea. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  11. Then there was a knock at the door that led into the Annex sitting- room. – Amarilly of Clothes-line Alley by Belle K. Maniates
  12. Every year the Bohemian Club produces in its summer annex- a beautiful grove of redwoods beside the Russian river- a play in praise of the forest. – The Native Son by Inez Haynes Irwin
  13. " I had a chance to annex a little more of Miss Orr's money today," he observed grimly. – An Alabaster Box by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley
  14. At last the Annex was ready for painting. – Amarilly of Clothes-line Alley by Belle K. Maniates
  15. Ample accommodations are provided for two hundred and fifty guests, and more can be comfortably housed in the annex, at Bright Angel Camp. – The-Grand-Canyon-of-Arizona-how-to-see-it by James, George Wharton
  16. Agreements not to annex territory might be reasonable in treaties between European powers, but they were contrary to the spirit of American civilization. – Stephen Arnold Douglas by William Garrott Brown
  17. I have met him several times, of late, walking with different lady Teacups: once with the American Annex; twice with the English Annex; once with the two Annexes together; once with Number Five. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  18. It's taps, he says, for us, and then they think they're going across and annex the world. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, December 1930 by Various
  19. Dole then sent to Washington to ask the United States to annex Hawaii. – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  20. " I hardly think that likely," said the Duke Scorpa to himself, as he stroked his heavy chin with his fat hand, " for I intend to annex that little fortune myself." – The Title Market by Emily Post