Usage examples for bureau

  1. Removing from my bureau a card I had stuck in the glass, he put it in his. – Edgar Saltus: The Man by Marie Saltus
  2. You might, for example, send your pound weight to the Bureau of Standards in Washington and for a small payment have the Bureau compare it with the pound which it keeps as a standard. – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  3. " Just at the foot of your bureau Mac. – 'Laramie;' or, The Queen of Bedlam. by Charles King
  4. Eighty negro physicians of the city collected information which took the form of a weekly report of the Bureau of Health. – Negro Migration during the War by Emmett J. Scott
  5. But the search would take her some time, so he bade her good- bye, and she went at once to a bureau which stood in a small back- room, where Dempster used sometimes to write letters and receive people who came on business out of office hours. – Scenes of Clerical Life by George Eliot
  6. " You don't know," he asked, " who took that stuff from Howells; who hid it in your bureau – The Abandoned Room by Wadsworth Camp
  7. Then she led him over to the bureau – Abe Lincoln Gets His Chance by Frances Cavanah
  8. Edward H. Hamilton, chief of the Journal bureau is admirably equipped for his task. – All about the Klondyke gold mines by J. Armoy Knox J. G. Pratt
  9. They are in the bureau – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger
  10. When they had taken two of the five green chairs and John was back at his bureau Felix handed over the letter. – The Freelands by John Galsworthy
  11. " I was afraid something had happened to you, Captain, and have just been over to the Bureau to find out if they had news of you. – The Lost Despatch by Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  12. I'm from the detective bureau – The Bartlett Mystery by Louis Tracy
  13. I went to my bureau to- night for something and found the money gone; then I remembered that when I opened it two days ago I must have left the key in the lock, as I found it to- night. – The Sport of the Gods by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  14. But Kate, as she sat before her bureau had no thought of these things just now. – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  15. You had better stand back by the bureau and listen. – That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green
  16. She opened the bureau drawer and threw a white silk waist upon the bed. – The Mayor of Warwick by Herbert M. Hopkins
  17. These applications must be quite separate and distinct; each on its own papier timbre, which you buy at any bureau de tabac. – The Automobilist Abroad by M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
  18. The bureau didn't touch this story last night- why, I thought it was too 'it- is- understood' and 'rumor- has- it' and all that, to go even with the Daily- in your old own town. – Captivating Mary Carstairs by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  19. So do I- me and my bureau and my hens. – The Covered Wagon by Emerson Hough
  20. There was no evidence of the house or bureau having been disturbed. – Courts and Criminals by Arthur Train