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Usage examples for briton

  1. This was the commencement of one of the numerous discussions on religion, philosophy, and politics, with which the echoes of that cavern were frequently awakened after the somewhat fatiguing labours of each day's chase were over, for a true Briton is the same everywhere. – Sunk at Sea by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. There was a home ready made in Rachel's faithful, dog- like eyes, which at once appealed to the desire of expansion of empire in the heart of the free- born Briton. – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  3. " Proud Briton," replied the Frank, " I have received thy present, and I am going to give thee mine." – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume I. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  4. To be greeted at one house with claret of a rare vintage, and at the next with sweet champagne, especially when it is plain that your host will be deeply pained if a drop is left, is rather trying to a tea- drinking Briton. – A Surgeon in Belgium by Henry Sessions Souttar
  5. And in connection with this eccentric type of self- denial, we may notice this mere detail about the Ancient Briton. – George Bernard Shaw by Gilbert K. Chesterton
  6. Harry, in mockery of his passion for everything English, had advised him to go as an Ancient Briton, with a coat of blue paint. – The Limit by Ada Leverson
  7. It tells us how stubbornly the Britons resisted the Roman armies, so that on one occasion not one Briton was left to tell the tale of their defeat. – English Villages by P. H. Ditchfield
  8. Should the Southern Mazeppas, whose banners have already floated in sight of Arlington Heights, ever work their will here, I could name one Briton whose composure will not be ruffled by compassion at hearing the news. – Border and Bastille by George A. Lawrence
  9. It is issued by State Secretary Reitz as the official exposition of the case of the Boer against the Briton. – A Century of Wrong by F. W. Reitz
  10. They also comport themselves, even towards the wandering Briton, who does not always deserve it, with an almost stately courtesy, and seldom trouble themselves about the morrow. – Long Odds by Harold Bindloss
  11. Your friend is the model young Briton of the present time. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  12. The miraculous forbearance of President Wilson, in face of the activities of Count Bernstorff, is even more trying to a good many of his countrymen than it is to the belligerent Briton. – Mr. Punch's History of the Great War by Punch
  13. Great sacrifices have been, and will be made, by men of loyalty and principle in support of institutions, which are justly dear to every Briton and to every freeman; but this feeling necessarily has its limits along the mass of mankind; and the loyalty of a people must be supported by reason and justice. – Roughing it in the Bush by Susanna Moodie
  14. She had told him he was but half a Briton, which, he granted Kate, would have been dreadful if he hadn't so let himself in for it. – The Wings of the Dove, Volume 1 of 2 by Henry James
  15. He did not seem over anxious to recognise any of his former acquaintances, nor even to let it be known that he was so much of a Briton as to have acquaintance with any people of that country; in short, he wished to be considered a complete Spaniard. – Twenty-Five Years in the Rifle Brigade by William Surtees
  16. Sure his ship was the Jolly Briton- " Speak low, woman, speak low!" – The American Union Speaker by John D. Philbrick
  17. Boer and Briton alike had to face such difficulties and disadvantages. – In the Shadow of Death by P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald
  18. Veevee and Briton had already rushed off. – Crusoes of the Frozen North by Gordon Stables
  19. The same was the desire of every Briton; and the sentiments now expressed in that House would be heard and noted at Paris. – William Pitt and the Great War by John Holland Rose
  20. Poor Briton was as anxious to get out as they were to get in, and had to be kept back by force. – Crusoes of the Frozen North by Gordon Stables
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