Usage examples for brazilian

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. He too believed that the Brazilian was in the house. – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac