Usage examples for bearer

  1. The governor, as the bearer of particular news, had been looking for her. – A Man and His Money by Frederic Stewart Isham
  2. I have obtained the favour that the bearer has a short note from Charles to his wife. – A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution by Charles Dickens
  3. You must be sure to follow the instruction you receive from the bearer of this, as you are by no means to come to this post before you see me at the village, twenty miles from this.... – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman
  4. I wish I could talk with a gentleman like Lieutenant Trent, but he would only regard me as a tale- bearer and after that he would have no use for me. – Dave Darrin at Vera Cruz by H. Irving Hancock
  5. I hate that way of being carried, with my five fingers digging into the skull of my bearer with one of his wrists placed lightly across my ankles, while he holds up his clothes with the other; and I do not like being perched between the elbows of two men, whose hands are clasped far beneath me, while I clutch their dirty throats. – Southern Arabia by Theodore Bent Mabel Bent
  6. " I am the bearer of a most important dispatch for her highness," he began. – The Magic Soap Bubble by David Cory
  7. When the two men were alone, the bow- bearer asked a question. – A Victor of Salamis by William Stearns Davis
  8. " And did you see Curtis' colour bearer – The Shepherd of the North by Richard Aumerle Maher
  9. That is the name for her- Purse Bearer – A Poor Man's House by Stephen Sydney Reynolds
  10. The speaker gathered up courage; it is exciting to be the bearer of news, especially of ill news. – Studies in love and in terror by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  11. " No, they are not broken off, but I have important news to communicate to your majesty, and as I think that we are served best when serving ourselves, I have made myself the bearer of my own dispatches, to be sure that they reach your majesty in time. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  12. But we all went to the Bolan Pass, carrying food for those that labored there making a path for the Fire Caravan, the bearer of burdens that is neither Bullock, nor Unt, nor aught that I know of. – The Sa'-Zada Tales by William Alexander Fraser
  13. " I am the bearer of tidings, and of a prayer, Niece. – Moon of Israel by H. Rider Haggard
  14. The earl knew Scrymgeour well, having often seen him in the field as hereditary standard- bearer of the kingdom; of the persons of the others he was ignorant. – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  15. My one fear was, that if the Turnours took to a boat, I should have to go with them to play cloak- bearer or hot- water- bag- carrier, while the car whirled away, free and glorious. – The Motor Maid by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
  16. Give bearer ten dollars in gold. – Steve Yeager by William MacLeod Raine
  17. It struck him that San Giacinto might be the bearer of some bad news about his people, and the grave expression on the strongly marked face helped the idea. – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  18. In an audience with the Duke immediately after his return, Herr von Wallmoden had apparently brought some very important things to light; and now, a high- standing Prussian officer, who was the bearer of important messages to His Highness, was expected. – The Sign of Flame by E. Werner
  19. My thanks are due to the friends who have made me the bearer of this message of good- will. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  20. To send the Gulab off without even a cup of tea was one thing; to admit the bearer to know of her presence was another. – Caste by W. A. Fraser