Usage examples for BOIS

  1. I went through it to go to Switzerland, and I read " in a sheet" that you had been to see les Deux Orphelines, had taken a walk in the Bois de Boulogne, had dined at Magny's, etc. – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  2. It was, however, to the Bois de Boulogne that I looked for my principal recreation. – The Portland Sketch Book by Various
  3. When we got across the river into the Bois de Boulogne it seemed as if all Paris was enjoying a holiday. – Man and Maid by Elinor Glyn
  4. In the Bois de Boulogne I will cause the carriage to stop, send it away, and return on foot. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  5. At three o'clock the royal company, in the Emperor's carriages, drove upon the training- ground of the Bois, where the troops awaited them. – Saunterings by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  6. I have a good many visits to make; and, as the weather is fine, I shall afterwards go to the Bois de Boulogne. – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  7. " Somewhere Baedeker says that the Bois de la Cambre is the finest park in Brussels," said he, his eyes gleaming. – Castle Craneycrow by George Barr McCutcheon
  8. Soon they were on the boulevard, making for the Champs Elysees and the Bois de Boulogne. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  9. In winter the voyageur becomes coureur des bois to his new masters. – The Story of the Trapper by A. C. Laut
  10. Did you arrange it all that day in the Bois- to punish me for having tried to separate you? – The Reverberator by Henry James
  11. The rides in the Bois de Boulogne are all bordered on either side by thick trees. – The Isle of Unrest by Henry Seton Merriman
  12. I believe, sire, the place is called the Rond- point du Bois- Rochin. – Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
  13. I open my old note book; and I see myself once more, on the 6th of August, 1857, in the Bois des Issards, that famous copse near Avignon which I have celebrated in my essay on the Bembex- wasps. – More Hunting Wasps by J. Henri Fabre
  14. They were nearing Place- du- Bois, and Hosmer's spirits had risen almost to the point of gaiety as he began to recognize the faces of those who loitered about the stations at which they stopped. – At Fault by Kate Chopin
  15. D'Artagnan understood the look at once, and not wishing to remain beneath the weight of such an accusation, advanced a step forward, and said: Sire, your majesty commanded me to go and explore the place where the cross- roads meet in the Bois- Rochin, and to report to you, according to my own ideas, what had taken place there. – Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
  16. In days of peace the coureur de bois was looked on with less favour. – The Fighting Governor A Chronicle of Frontenac by Charles W. Colby Edited by George M. Wrong and H. H. Langton
  17. Drove in the Bois de Boulogne. – The Idler in France by Marguerite Gardiner
  18. Mr. Du Bois seems to forget that we have the affairs of a great many people to attend to and persists in calling our attention to this affair of our own. – Love Conquers All by Robert C. Benchley