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. 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
  3. 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
  4. I believe, sire, the place is called the Rond- point du Bois Rochin. – Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
  5. In winter the voyageur becomes coureur des bois to his new masters. – The Story of the Trapper by A. C. Laut
  6. " 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
  7. 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
  8. Drove in the Bois de Boulogne. – The Idler in France by Marguerite Gardiner
  9. The rides in the Bois de Boulogne are all bordered on either side by thick trees. – The Isle of Unrest by Henry Seton Merriman
  10. 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
  11. He spoke as if on their way from the hotel he hadn't touched upon the pleasant vision of a little turn in the Bois – The Reverberator by Henry James
  12. Soon they were on the boulevard, making for the Champs Elysees and the Bois de Boulogne. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  13. Did you arrange it all that day in the Bois to punish me for having tried to separate you? – The Reverberator by Henry James
  14. Towards four o'clock, as we were talking over my travels and our designs, she took a fancy to walk in the Bois du Boulogne. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  15. 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
  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. 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
  18. It was, however, to the Bois de Boulogne that I looked for my principal recreation. – The Portland Sketch Book by Various
  19. 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
  20. 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