Usage examples for choicest

  1. His mother's words, together with what he had heard 'Lena say in her ravings, had tended to convince him that she, at least, might be innocent, and once assured of this, he felt that he would gladly fold her to his bosom, and cherish her there as the choicest of heaven's blessings. – 'Lena Rivers by Mary J. Holmes
  2. Many of their choicest specimens are now in Dr. Henry C. Mercer's Museum at Doylestown, Pa. – A Catalogue of Early Pennsylvania and Other Firearms and Edged Weapons at "Restless Oaks" by Henry W. Shoemaker
  3. Its spacious rooms were laden with the choicest works of art on the Pacific coast and the building and its contents were at all times a source of interest to the thousands of tourists who visited the city. – Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror by Richard Linthicum Trumbull White Samuel Fallows
  4. There be a hundred monks, and every one hath his man and his mule, and a multitude of officers; besides there are three libraries there full of the choicest books for all sciences. – Familiar Spanish Travels by W. D. Howells
  5. The lady looked up at them, well pleased, and smiling her assent, she began this song:- " Songs and flowers are returning, And radiant skies of May, Earth her choicest gifts is yielding, But one is past away. – Sintram and His Companions by Friedrich de la Motte Fouque Commentator: Charlotte M. Yonge
  6. During his life- time, his works were much sought after by princes and nobles, and they are now to be found in the choicest collections of Italy and of Europe. – Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects, and Curiosities of Art, (Vol. 2 of 3) by Shearjashub Spooner
  7. You will have the choicest food- lamb and fish, and all that you most desire, and you will be so well fed you will not have to live, like the Chinese, on mice." – Peggy in Her Blue Frock by Eliza Orne White
  8. For myself a tremendous feast was prepared, consisting of food left by the yacht and the choicest meat from the caches. – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  9. But there were a few, and they the choicest spirits of the neighbourhood, who only drew nearer to these their friends in misfortune. – The Good Time Coming by T. S. Arthur
  10. His table is well supplied from the choicest his larder affords and he cheerfully welcomes all to its side. – Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce by E. R. Billings
  11. Your voice is so sweet and lovely that the birds of this forest now model their choicest songs on yours. – The Green Forest Fairy Book by Loretta Ellen Brady
  12. I will write to Chateauneuf for the choicest that Paris can furnish," said Mary, " but seest thou, none other mode is so safe for conveying an answer to this suitor of mine! – Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland by Charlotte M. Yonge
  13. I read her inscription, set, as it was, in Heaven's choicest diamonds. – The Jericho Road by W. Bion Adkins
  14. Without venison the table of the pioneer would be lacking in one of life's choicest and most sustaining food. – Memoirs of Orange Jacobs by Orange Jacobs
  15. My father will give besides twelve mothers of the choicest beauty, and men captives, all in their due array; above these, the space of meadow- land that is now King Latinus' own domain. – The Aeneid of Virgil by Virgil
  16. St. Bonaventura does him great wrong in picturing the greater number of his important resolutions as taken in consequence of dreams; this is to rob his life of its profound originality, his sanctity of its choicest blossom. – Life of St. Francis of Assisi by Paul Sabatier
  17. The two choicest titbits had been consumed. – The Mad Planet by Murray Leinster
  18. One of the choicest bits of early Hebrew poetry is a song of the well. – Jewish Literature and Other Essays by Gustav Karpeles
  19. They were laying the table for dinner now, and with a kind of dizzy, uncertain feeling, Maddy watched the servants hurrying to and fro, bringing out the choicest china, and the glittering silver, in honor of the bride. – Aikenside by Mary J. Holmes
  20. Some Social Features This student life establishes certain relationships both with the institution, also with individuals which are felt to be the choicest holding of a man's whole later life. – Revisiting the Earth by James Langdon Hill