Usage examples for ante

  1. The ante- room was open, the bed- chamber door closed. – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  2. Stopping in the ante- chamber, they let me proceed alone to the interior. – Marie by Alexander Pushkin
  3. Leaving the first room, or ante- chamber, as it might more properly be called, they continued their way along the narrow passage which led from it. – My Strangest Case by Guy Boothby
  4. 6. Ante room to Throne Room. – The Sea-Kings of Crete by James Baikie
  5. The policeman who had brought the beggar was seated on the window- sill in the ante- chamber, staring gloomily at a note- book. – The Moscow Census - From "What to do?" by Lyof N. Tolstoi
  6. A door of the ante- room was opened, quick steps were heard, and Klingenberg hastily entered and placed himself at the table, as at a work that must be done quickly, and then observed the stranger. – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  7. The ideal arrangement is an ante- chamber opening on the boudoir, or sitting- room, then the bedroom, with its dressing- room and bath in back. – The House in Good Taste by Elsie de Wolfe
  8. It was Bob's ante, and old Spuytendyvil threw in a red chip. – Last Words by Stephen Crane
  9. The greatest Republic the world ever will have known is only in the ante- room of its real history. – Senator North by Gertrude Atherton
  10. You work like the dickens and kick your heels in ante- rooms. – The Dark Star by Robert W. Chambers
  11. See ante, page 149, for an analysis of this word. – The Iroquois Book of Rites by Horatio Hale
  12. " Color ups the ante," Joe said. – Joe Burke's Last Stand by John Moncure Wetterau
  13. Let your son take an ante- graduate course of a few years on the road and he will know to what use to put his book learning when he gets that. – Tales of the Road by Charles N. Crewdson
  14. He has a bed, you know, made up in an ante- room, leading from the library, and he sleeps there generally. – Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  15. Oh, the king has his musketeers to take care of him, said Charles, quietly; I know that perfectly well, for I was kept dancing attendance in his ante- chamber at Blois. – Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
  16. " Young missus in da'h," he says, pointing to the ante- room while rubbing his eyes. – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams