Usage examples for borders

  1. Also those who clung to Urco had fled away with him to a town named Huarina on the borders of the great lake called Titicaca, where was an island with marvellous temples full of gold, which town lay at a distance from Cuzco. – The Virgin of the Sun by H. R. Haggard
  2. " You're all wrong, shipmates," said Fred Borders. – Fighting the Whales by R.M. Ballantyne
  3. Shortly after the action had become general, Burr discovered a detachment of the enemy coming from the borders of a wood on the southward. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  4. When they came to spend the day at the vicarage he usually shut himself into his study, and issuing forth after they were gone, his soul was vexed to find footmarks on his borders, his finest fruit picked, and fragments of a meal left about on his smooth lawn. – A Pair of Clogs by Amy Walton
  5. Fanny's garden and borders had been sadly neglected during her sickness. – Green Valley by Katharine Reynolds
  6. They were soon on the borders of confidence, though never quite plunging over them. – The Pillars of the House, V1 by Charlotte M. Yonge
  7. " Love thy neighbor as thyself" is not printed on the boards that line the borders of the two estates. – Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3 by Collected and Arranged by Francis J. Reynolds
  8. As if in answer to his words there rose suddenly out of the vast gloom of the moor that strange cry which I had already heard upon the borders of the great Grimpen Mire. – The Hound of the Baskervilles by A. Conan Doyle
  9. It was not only that he must yield to Mr. Fenwick before the eyes of Mr. Puddleham and all the people of Bullhampton; but that he must confess his own ignorance as to the borders of his own property, and must abandon a bit of land which he believed to belong to the Stowte estate. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  10. The two, then, may marry, and live in a cottage on the borders of his park; and Vernon can retain his post, and Laetitia her devotion. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  11. They have an army at Saloniki and in the Holy Land, and they have, of necessity, a large army in India, because the borders of that empire must be protected. – Private Peat by Harold R. Peat
  12. Unless the hall is spacious borders would better be omitted. – The Complete Home by Various
  13. The duty of the National Government to guard the personal and property rights of the Indians within her borders remains of course unchanged. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  14. The borders, right and left, are wider behind than before, and are in relation with the inner faces of the lateral cartilages. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  15. The giant led the way to the borders. – The Light Princess and Other Fairy Stories by George MacDonald
  16. Egypt during this golden age was neither assailed by any aggressive power beyond her borders, nor had herself conceived the idea of distant conquest. – Ancient Egypt by George Rawlinson Other: Arthur Gilman
  17. One day my master set out for the borders of the grand lake, and, knowing I had a bad leg, left me at Jolo. – Adventures in the Philippine Islands by Paul P. de La Gironière
  18. Its borders being thus formed by the two processes, are very prominent. – Artistic Anatomy of Animals by Édouard Cuyer