Usage examples for chronicles

  1. On the contrary, we find, both from the book of Kings and the book of Chronicles, that a great reform in religion had taken place among them a few years before. – Sermons on National Subjects by Charles Kingsley
  2. Not with notice from the rulers and the mighty of this world, but in the quietness of homes, and the darkness of prisons, the Church became so wide as to take a foremost place, without much record in the chronicles of kingdoms. – The Prayer Book Explained by Percival Jackson
  3. They were usually based on the chronicles, but the method of composition just described was applied to legend or poem with similar results, and there were also plays based on chronicles of contemporary events. – Tragedy by Ashley H. Thorndike
  4. Jean Froissart wrote the " Chronicles" on knights. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  5. His hand is manifest in the Laws, and strongly surmised in the Chronicles. – Anglo-Saxon Literature by John Earle
  6. In the chronicles of Rome is the date." – Early Theories of Translation by Flora Ross Amos
  7. The chronicles are filled with the incidents, which, however, never turned to tragedy, nor even to romance, but ended, without a catastrophe, in a rather insipid marriage. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  8. You will find some marvellous things about her in the Perugian chronicles of Matarazzo, which, for that matter, abound in marvellous things- too marvellous mostly to be true. – The Life of Cesare Borgia by Raphael Sabatini
  9. Is it from the books of chronicles thou hast learned to pore over by the hour, or from the monks at Kirkwald that lend them to thee? – Cedric, the Forester by Bernard Gay Marshall
  10. This extraordinary statement is in accordance with the local chronicles of the time. – The Story of Malta by Maturin M. Ballou
  11. She fancied how the record of her life would stand by- and- by, like a verse in those Chronicles which Sophia was so fond of: " And Clarissa reigned a year and a half, and did that which was evil"- and so on. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  12. Women also read it, and began to talk, some of them at least, of the blindness of their mothers who had not had wit to see that these old chronicles were very much as other old chronicles. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  13. The Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel- only think! – Jimgrim and Allah's Peace by Talbot Mundy
  14. When five of these Peter pretenders went the way of the real Czar a sixth rose, and this one was the most dreaded and most daring of all, whose name will perpetually be inscribed in the chronicles of the Russian people as a dreadful example to all who will not be taught wisdom, and his name is Jemeljan Pugasceff! – Stories by Foreign Authors: Polish by Various
  15. The great things which befell that night are they not written in the Chronicles of the town, and still fresh in many minds? – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  16. Many of them die but some live on and on, and after a sufficient test of time become a part of the town chronicles. – Green Valley by Katharine Reynolds
  17. The old chronicles say he was a man very much esteemed for his piety. – The-Chignecto-Isthmus-and-its-first-settlers by Trueman, Howard
  18. It is generally supposed that Ezra himself wrote the books of Chronicles. – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows
  19. It does justice to me and to you, chronicles little Charles' escape, kicks your Monsieur d'Argenton in passing, and takes off its hat to the King all in a breath. – The Justice of the King by Hamilton Drummond
  20. " I'd rather learn ten chapters in Chronicles," Tom affirmed, " than put in another such a Sunday." – Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad by Various