Usage examples for brazilian

  1. The Greek, Mexican, and Brazilian loans may be translated from Prospectish into English thus: At a date when every sovereign will be worth five to us in sustaining shriveling paper and collapsing credit, we are going to chuck a million sovereigns into the Hellespont, five million sovereigns into the Gulf of Mexico, and two millions into the Pacific Ocean. – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  2. On both sides, stretched the almost endless Brazilian forest, within which a traveller might wander for weeks and months without coming upon any openings. – The Land of Mystery by Edward S. Ellis
  3. Our squadrons in the Pacific and on the Brazilian station have been much increased, and that in the Mediterranean, although small, is adequate to the present wants of our commerce in that sea. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  4. Could the intrepid Brazilian in his wildest dreams have foreseen the rapid advance of the last eight years? – The Mastery of the Air by William J. Claxton
  5. With natural and honest indignation, the Brazilian exclaimed, You Americans talk about the Poles! – An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans by Lydia Maria Child
  6. He too believed that the Brazilian was in the house. – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
  7. Instead of her, there now toiled along, away behind them, a dingy- looking Brazilian coffee schooner, the skipper of which did not conceal his satisfaction over the idea that he had unintentionally aided some other sailor- he did not care who- to get away from all those war- sharks. – Ahead of the Army by W. O. Stoddard
  8. Wit and humour, wherever found, never failed to please Burton, and a remark which he heard in a Brazilian police court and uttered by the presiding magistrate, who, was one of his friends, particularly tickled him: " Who is this man?" – The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wright
  9. Some travellers, like Darwin on the Cordilleras or in the Brazilian forests, have felt, in the midst of untrodden solitude and unbroken desolation, a sense of the sublime nowhere else to be experienced. – The Age of Tennyson by Hugh Walker
  10. And what connection has this with the Brazilian journey? – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  11. The Brazilian was holding forth on the exotic virtues of one rare coffee, the huge diamond on his finger ring catching and distributing the light as he gestured. –  by
  12. Next day they took possession of the village of Pirara, which they found occupied by a detachment of Brazilian troops who had been quietly sent over the border. – The History of the First West India Regiment by A. B. Ellis
  13. The West India Company, on the other hand, had been ruined by the loss of its Brazilian dominion followed by the English wars. – History of Holland by George Edmundson
  14. In thus doing he left the field open to one of our own countrymen, who, in his first attempt at flight with an air ship of his own invention and construction, has proved himself no unworthy rival of the wealthy young Brazilian. – The Dominion of the Air by J. M. Bacon
  15. From the Brazilian bank the spectator, at a height of two hundred and eighty feet, gazes out over two and a half miles of some of the wildest and most fantastic water scenery he can ever hope to see. – Through Five Republics on Horseback by G. Whitfield Ray
  16. Several vessels were overhauled off the Brazilian coast by the Alabama, where a real or pretended transfer to neutral owners had been made. – Cruise and Captures of the Alabama by Albert M. Goodrich
  17. How could she know that the beautiful Malban was slain in Rio Janeiro, and that Philip Quentin had seen a handsome, dark- eyed youth led to and from the murderer's dock in that far- away Brazilian city? – Castle Craneycrow by George Barr McCutcheon
  18. They had the notion of taking positions in the Brazilian Government telegraphs, as an advertisement had been inserted in some paper stating that operators were wanted. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  19. I have had one passion, once have been happy- a rich Brazilian- who went away a year ago- my only lapse! – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac