Usage examples for burgess

  1. " Burgess was right," he said to himself. – A Master's Degree by Margaret Hill McCarter
  2. The boy told Burgess I was there, and I was asked to go right in, which, like a fool, I did. – Dawson Black: Retail Merchant by Harold Whitehead
  3. A loud report was heard, and the form of Burgess was hurled through the air. – Famous Prima Donnas by Lewis Clinton Strang
  4. Oh, but you mustn't go into it like that, Burgess protested, just for the want of something better. – New Faces by Myra Kelly
  5. That is really touching, Burgess. – Ailsa Paige by Robert W. Chambers
  6. " Entirely too good," answered Burgess steadily. – New Faces by Myra Kelly
  7. " He's not the only one, is he, Burgess," yawned Berkley. – Ailsa Paige by Robert W. Chambers
  8. And by chance they caught a glimpse of Mr. Burgess as he turned a corner. – The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Last Updated: February 18, 2009
  9. Mr. and Mrs. Burgess had been happily married for fifty- three years and four months. – Gentle Julia by Booth Tarkington
  10. Bogdan, Norbert A. Bolte, Charles G. Bonsal, Dudley B. Boorman, Howard L. Boyd, Hugh N. Braden, Spruille Bradford, Amory H. Bramstedt, W. F. Braxton, Carter M. Breck, Henry C. Brinckeroff, Charles M. Brittenham, Raymond L. Bronk, Detlev W. Brown, Courtney C. Brown, Francis Brown, John Mason Brown, Walter L. Brownell, George A. Brownell, Lincoln C. Bruce, James Brzezinski, Zbigniew Bullock, Hugh Bunche, Ralph J. Bunker, Arthur H. Bunker, Ellsworth Bunnell, C. Sterling Burden, William A. M. Burgess, Carter L. Burkhardt, Frederick Burns, Arthur F. Bush, Donald F. Butler, William F. Buttenwieser, Benjamin J. Cain, Charles, Jr. – The Invisible Government by Dan Smoot
  11. The quaint, homely, single- hearted municipal loyalty of an old- world burgess, conscious of his station as " a citizen of no mean city," and proud even of the insults which provincials might fling at him as a cockney or aristocrats as a tradesman, is so admirably and so simply expressed in the person of Heywood's first hero- the first in date, at all events, with whom a modern reader can hope to make acquaintance- that the nobly plebeian pride of the city poet is as unmistakably personal as the tenderness of the dramatic artist who has made the last night of the little princes in the Tower as terribly and pathetically real for the reader as Millais has made it for the spectator of the imminent tragedy. – The Age of Shakespeare by Algernon Charles Swinburne
  12. Time passed on, and Edmund Burgess, who had been sent from York to learn the perfection of his craft, completed his term and returned to his home, much regretted in the Dragon court, where his good humour and good sense had generally kept the peace, both within and without. – The Armourer's Prentices by Charlotte Mary Yonge
  13. We are to be co- workers for some time, Burgess. – A Master's Degree by Margaret Hill McCarter
  14. What are you driving at, Jack Burgess?" – Betty Wales Freshman by Edith K. Dunton
  15. As the throng drew nearer, he listened eagerly, and heard with surprise " how the good burgess Hermann Grynn, the friend of the people, and the well- beloved ally of the Church, had without advice sought a chamber where a lion was in durance, and had fallen a sacrifice to his unhappy curiosity." – The Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine by Francis Miltoun
  16. His lodging was appointed in the house of a grave and courteous burgess of the city, who bestowed the fairest chamber on his guest. – French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France by Marie de France
  17. The Burgess girl had gone to Omaha for its birth, and the story was not known. – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  18. " That's real sweet of you, Mr. Burgess," said the President graciously. – New Faces by Myra Kelly
  19. At Coolgardie the country is undulating; and in the distance Mount Burgess makes a bold and striking feature in the landscape, isolated from the neighbouring low hills. – The-Romance-of-Industry-and-Invention by Cochrane, Robert
  20. " But she's only a child," Burgess urged. – New Faces by Myra Kelly