Usage examples for capitol

  1. The Capitol the White House, the departments, the public buildings are all full of men who came yesterday and are going to- morrow. – From the Easy Chair, series 3 by George William Curtis
  2. For the middle part Kent burst out of the telephone- box and took the nearest short- cut through the capitol grounds for the street- car corner. – The Grafters by Francis Lynde
  3. The ranch- house of the Maltese Cross has been moved to Bismarck, where it stands, wind- beaten and neglected, in the shadow of the capitol – Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hermann Hagedorn
  4. They arrived early enough to go over the Capitol seated at the head of a broad but precipitous street. – Ethel Morton at Rose House by Mabell S. C. Smith
  5. Mr. Earle, he went to the capitol with me to see the governor. – Frank of Freedom Hill by Samuel A. Derieux
  6. At that moment we arrived at the Capitol steps. – The-Brick-Moon-and-Other-Stories by Hale, Edward Everett
  7. For a quarter of a century he saw the Union flag float over the Capitol of his chosen State. – The Little Book of the Flag by Eva March Tappan
  8. The sky overhead was of an intense blue that made him remember the Boston sky as pale and grey; when the hansom tilted out into the Avenue he had a joyous glimpse of the White House; of the Capitol swimming like a balloon in the cloudless air. – April Hopes by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  9. When the Union troops entered the city, Captain Driver asked permission to run up his flag over the State Capitol – The Little Book of the Flag by Eva March Tappan
  10. A little farther on, they all stopped still on a corner of the street, while the school- master pointed out to Chad and Dolph and Rube the Capitol a mighty structure of massive stone, with majestic stone columns, where people went to the Legislature. – The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come by John Fox
  11. What have you been doing at the Capitol – Democracy An American Novel by Henry Adams
  12. To her the marble Capitol shining on its hill was a sacred temple, and the great shaft that struck upward through the sunlight, though yet unfinished, a fitting memorial to him who had led the barefoot soldiers of the colonies through ridicule to victory. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. It was carried on in sight of the windows of the capitol – Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams. by Josiah Quincy
  14. It was in 1764, while musing amidst, the ruins of the Capitol of Rome, that the idea of writing " The Decline and Fall" of the city first started into his mind. – The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI. by Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
  15. As he did so, the bell in the capitol square struck midnight, and I rose to take my departure. – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  16. And Nighthawk set out at a rapid pace, through the grounds of the capitol toward the lower part of the city. – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  17. Their departure however was a serious loss to us, as they played somewhat the same part that the geese once did in the Capitol for whenever our sable neighbours made the slightest movement the watchful sentinels of the cockatoos instantly detected it and, by stretching out their crests, screaming, standing on their toes on the highest trees, with their wings spread abroad to support them, and peering eagerly in the direction where the movement was made, they gave us faithful intimation of every motion. – Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 1 (of 2) by George Grey
  18. Beyond the latter tower was the general prison of the Capitol – Rienzi by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  19. Lutorius, who was near them, explained: There is a big fire somewhere the other side of the Capitol – The Unwilling Vestal by Edward Lucas White
  20. Finally, on the 15th of February, the Populist house retreated from the chamber, leaving the Republicans in possession, and proceeded to transact business of state in the corridor of the Capitol – The Agrarian Crusade A Chronicle of the Farmer in Politics by Solon J. Buck