Usage examples for china

  1. Get up, clear out, go to China, go to Europe, go to- Well, never mind, but go somewhere. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  2. Keep your eye on the bull," he added, with a twinkle, " and don't let him break any more china than you can help. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  3. " But, madam," I said, " with all the goodwill in the world it is Versailles to a china orange that His Royal Highness will succeed in the event. – Oddsfish! by Robert Hugh Benson
  4. It's all right; only I've taken care of the china for seventeen years, and it don't seem right to let her handle it. – The Stolen Singer by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
  5. I feared that there might be some mistake about her wishing to sell her china when Mrs. Joy spoke about it; but it is a long time since I saw the old lady, and I thought it possible that something had occurred to make her glad of the money. – A Little Country Girl by Susan Coolidge
  6. No. The Emperor of China? – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  7. Yet I should be sorry to die before I have seen China open to the eyes as well as to the arms of Europe. – Correspondence & Conversations of Alexis de Tocqueville with Nassau William Senior from 1834 to 1859, Vol. 2 by Alexis de Tocqueville
  8. Look at the glass and silver, and that silk from China! – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  9. A gentleman going to China was entrusted with a package for an American boy in China. – Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four by Charles H. Sylvester
  10. They know no more about, or pay no more heed to, the laws of health than the laws of China. – Barriers Burned Away by E. P. Roe
  11. Then, too, there are China, and, if of less importance, France and Germany. – The Empire of the East by H. B. Montgomery
  12. If you won't trust me to guide you- until you come of age, at least- I had much better have gone to China." – The Tempering by Charles Neville Buck
  13. In 1828 he went to Paris, and in 1829 to London, and from there to China. – Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ by Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
  14. Dangerous problems remain from Cuba to the South China Sea. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  15. China must be given time and opportunity to find herself. – The Problem of China by Bertrand Russell
  16. Miss Denton always had flowers on the table and her china was what remained in the family after the administration of the hundred slaves. – Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman by Emma Speed Sampson
  17. " That's too hard a game," objected the China Cat. – The Story of a Nodding Donkey by Laura Lee Hope
  18. The youth of China generally begin to study the language when they are about six years of age. – Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton by John Barrow
  19. Isn't the china a part of your care? – Paste Jewels by John Kendrick Bangs