Usage examples for announcement

  1. Three times she went to the castle, to be met each time with the announcement that, by the express wish of the prisoner, no visitors were to be admitted to him again. – The Light of Scarthey by Egerton Castle
  2. That is the news- the announcement- you spoke of? – The Guest of Quesnay by Booth Tarkington
  3. The announcement was received in dead silence. – The Tides of Barnegat by F. Hopkinson Smith
  4. " We're going to be circus men, too," Teddy informed him, but the announcement did not seem to stir a deep interest in the circus boy. – The-Circus-Boys-on-the-Flying-Rings-or-Making-the-Start-in-the-Sawdust-Life by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  5. He had not been invited and the announcement that the Saxondales were off for the north of England was news to him. – Castle Craneycrow by George Barr McCutcheon
  6. Upon the announcement of O'Reilly's intended departure for the States he had promptly abandoned Cuba to her fate. – Rainbow's End by Rex Beach
  7. She did not yet make her special and particular announcement, however. – The Promise of Air by Algernon Blackwood
  8. She read the announcement in her turn and then looked at the house for some time. – Original Short Stories, Volume 12 (of 13) by Guy de Maupassant Last Updated: February 13, 2009
  9. This announcement brought us a shower of congratulations and inquiries as to the date of the wedding. – A Queen's Error by Henry Curties
  10. It seemed as if something more ought to be said; the interview was too momentous to be allowed to end with an announcement of a meal. – The Whirligig of Time by Wayland Wells Williams
  11. My authority is an announcement in the Times to hand by to- day's post. – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes
  12. This was interrupted presently by the announcement of dinner, the Professor taking in our hostess, the others following, Mr. Ravenor and I bringing up the rear. – Mr. Marx's Secret by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  13. Olga's eyes opened wide at the announcement. – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  14. Had there been a war with France, we should have been eager to get to our station, but as we expected to have little enough to do in putting down the American rebellion, I cannot say that our captain's announcement was received with any great satisfaction. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  15. This usually takes the form of a loud announcement that he is willing " to take the first twelve men who enter the box." – Courts and Criminals by Arthur Train
  16. No announcement of the coming event is given to the public. – Frank Merriwell's Reward by Burt L. Standish
  17. To Clay, she introduced her charge with the simple announcement, " He really came, Clay." – The Heart of Arethusa by Francis Barton Fox
  18. It was the announcement set my heart a- thinking of the project. – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever