Usage examples for bachelor

  1. Let me kiss my dear girl with an old- fashioned bachelor blessing, before Somebody comes to claim his own." – A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution by Charles Dickens
  2. She lived on here the rest of her life with her only child, Robert, and he lived there many years and died there- an old bachelor. – A Portrait of Old George Town by Grace Dunlop Ecker
  3. And there was I, a selfish bachelor-. – The Note-Books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler
  4. The bachelor shook his head. – Poor Relations by Compton Mackenzie
  5. Now, art thou a bachelor, stranger? – The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886 by Ministry of Education
  6. Uncle John was a bachelor, which meant he had no daughter I could marry. – Inside John Barth by William W. Stuart
  7. Only a small part of the house was left in a furnished state for the use of the overseer, who was a young bachelor, and did not require much space. – The Garies and Their Friends by Frank J. Webb
  8. The doctor and Mrs Bolter had gone home the year before, in company with the chaplain, who longed for the peace of his own country once more; and letters said that the doctor was going to take a quiet country practice, where his brother- in- law, still a bachelor, had settled down. – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  9. It was a bachelor's apartment, and the Bachelor Beauty was out, and Princess Nancy had the place all to herself. – In the Bishop's Carriage by Miriam Michelson
  10. It was at Rahway also that he first and last saw Mr. Louis Bachelor. – Cumner & South Sea Folk, Complete by Gilbert Parker
  11. Do you wonder that I am still a bachelor? – The Blunders of a Bashful Man by Metta Victoria Fuller Victor
  12. You deserve to die an old bachelor. – The Iron Horse by R.M. Ballantyne
  13. He was a bachelor, his estates at his own disposal. – Lucretia, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  14. Single, to be sure- a regular old bachelor, if ever there was one yet. – Basil by Wilkie Collins
  15. Dan breathlessly took back everything he ever said about getting married, and being a bachelor, and so forth. – Sunny Slopes by Ethel Hueston
  16. He is still single, and is a declared old bachelor. – Satanstoe by James Fenimore Cooper
  17. It was amazing to see how furniture came pouring in at Ted's bachelor quarters during the next few days. – Ted and the Telephone by Sara Ware Bassett
  18. No; but you spoke of being tired of a bachelor life, and wishing to change. – The Lighthouse by Robert Ballantyne
  19. She had sacrificed so much for him; and yet, was it really better to be a free bachelor than an old family man like Charley? – The Romantic Analogue by W.W. Skupeldyckle
  20. He was a bachelor, as almost all of them were. – Bred in the Bone by James Payn