Usage examples for carte

  1. As Sir Thomas Elder allowed me carte blanche, I began a fresh journey with this object. – Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1 by Ernest Giles
  2. I give you carte- blanche-" " The man is dying, Prince Gregoriev. – The Genius by Margaret Horton Potter
  3. Upon the court records appeared the sale, but even before it was so entered a firm of decorators and furnishers had been given carte blanche, following, however, certain artistic requirements of Mr. Wallingford himself. – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester
  4. Here is a man who gives you carte blanche to put a modern drawing- room on the stage; and your part would gain infinitely from having real surroundings. – Macleod of Dare by William Black
  5. Transley had learned, what women are said to have learned long ago, that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, and the cook had carte blanche. –  by
  6. These men, with Field, were given carte blanche to surround themselves with a staff and news- gathering equipment to make the Tribune " hum." – Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions by Slason Thompson
  7. He is a good Catholic and very firm in his purpose, but is so much opposed by his own party, that if I had not so stimulated him by hopes of his own grandeur, he would have grown desperate- such small means has he of maintaining his party- and, it is to be feared, he would have made arrangements with Bearne, who offers him carte- blanche. – History of the United Netherlands, 1592-94 by John Lothrop Motley
  8. It is like discussing the merits of a thrust en carte. – From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life by Captain A. T. Mahan
  9. I am to have carte blanche, yes? – The Happy Family by Bertha Muzzy Bower
  10. By these means you ensure the best cookery and a faultless carte. – Routledge's Manual of Etiquette by George Routledge
  11. I didn't quite get that- a la carte? – Frenzied Fiction by Stephen Leacock
  12. Carte blanche, as you say over the water. – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  13. Thus capital came to the assistance of Mr. Jason, a fund was raised, and I was given carte blanche to defend the miserable city auditor and purchasing agent, both of whom elicited my sympathy; for they were stout men, and rapidly losing weight. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  14. Her husband always besought her to do anything on earth she wished in her own home, rather in the same way that one would give an intelligent canary carte blanche about the decoration of what was supposed to be its cage. – Bird of Paradise by Ada Leverson
  15. His like- minded contemporary, Carte, ruined the prospects of his history by letting out his belief in the royal power of curing by touch. – English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century by Leslie Stephen
  16. My next business was at the bureau of general police for a carte de sejour, without which no stranger can remain in St. Petersburgh. – Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, 7th ed. Vol. 2 of 2 by John Lloyd Stephens
  17. This corps had its headquarters at Komati Poort, under Major Steinacker, to whom was probably entrusted the task of guarding the Portuguese frontier, and he must have been given carte blanche as regards his mode of operation. – My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War by Ben Viljoen
  18. I have carte- blanche, in fact, to draw what I like, write what I please, go where I feel inclined, stay as long as I may, and quit when I must. – In the Track of the Troops by R.M. Ballantyne
  19. Here's my badge and my carte didentite. – My Home In The Field of Honor by Frances Wilson Huard
  20. I do not object to the nicest of suppers, but prefer that the Browns be not on the carte de menu. – Barriers Burned Away by E. P. Roe