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Usage examples for Cid

  1. He has also created the parts of Carlo V., in Marchetti's " Don Giovanni d'Austria," and Don Diegue, in " Le Cid – Famous Singers of To-day and Yesterday by Henry C. Lahee
  2. James Russell Lowell, gentleman and scholar that he was, describes a type of man unknown to the Old World:- This brown- fisted rough, this shirt- sleeved Cid This backwoods Charlemagne of Empires new. – Humanly Speaking by Samuel McChord Crothers
  3. In fact, I have no great opinion of the Cid as an historical character or a poetic fiction. – Familiar Spanish Travels by W. D. Howells
  4. Determined not to let the opportunity slip, I dismounted hastily and, leaving the Cid loose, advanced on foot until I stood within half- a- dozen paces of the window. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  5. And as he was returning from the spoil he said, " Now am I well pleased, for good tidings will go to Castille, how my Cid has won a battle in the field." – Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four by Charles H. Sylvester
  6. But to thee I say nothing of the Cid Campeador. – The Lay of the Cid by R. Selden Rose and Leonard Bacon
  7. Give us a lay of the Alhambra- a battle- song of the Cid or the Campeador- something patriotic and stirring." – The Lone Ranche by Captain Mayne Reid
  8. Unity of design, however, caused him to publish the poem under the same pseudonyme as his former work; and the disjointed lays of the ancient bards were joined together, like those relating to the Cid into a chronicle history, named the Iliad. – The Odyssey of Homer by Homer, translated by Alexander Pope
  9. Our vanity is soothed by evidence that those who have eclipsed us in the race of life are no better than ourselves, or in some respects worse than ourselves; and if to these general impulses be added political or personal animosity, accusations of depravity are circulated as surely about such men, and are credited as readily as under other influences are the marvellous achievements of a Cid or a St. Francis. – Vanishing Roads and Other Essays by Richard Le Gallienne
  10. At the same time they called him Cid which meant lord, and from this time on by the king's orders Ruydiez vas called The Cid because the Moors had so named him. – Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four by Charles H. Sylvester
  11. Cato is a very good Dramatick Poem, and so was the Cid yet the best Critick that ever was written in French, was that upon the Cid as La Bruyere observes. – An Essay on Criticism by John Oldmixon
  12. 1884. 6. " Le Cid op. – Masters of French Music by Arthur Hervey
  13. The most ancient chronicle of the Cid was written in Arabic, a little before the Cid's death, by two of his pages, who were Mnssulmans. – Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  14. I And when the army sailed out of Valencia the Moors of King Bucar fled before the dead body of the Cid and ten thousand of them were drowned trying to scramble into their ships, among them twenty kings, and the Christians got so much booty of gold and silver among the tents that the poorest of them became a rich man. – Rosinante to the Road Again by John Dos Passos
  15. The remaining incidents from the life of The Cid are taken directly from Southey's Chronicle of the Cid – Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four by Charles H. Sylvester
  16. My lord the Cid sighed deeply such grief was in his heart And he spake well and wisely: Oh Thou, in Heaven that art Our Father and our Master, now I give thanks to Thee. – The Lay of the Cid by R. Selden Rose and Leonard Bacon
  17. And when they had done he said, " Now, Cid if it be your pleasure let us depart." – Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four by Charles H. Sylvester
  18. He sent also a man to my stable- Simon Fleix having disappeared in the confusion- for the Cid and was in the act of inquiring whether I needed anything else, when a woman slipped through the knot of horsemen who surrounded us as we stood in the doorway of the house, and, throwing herself upon me, grasped me by the arm. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  19. So might men know that there the Cid had taken up his stand. – The Lay of the Cid by R. Selden Rose and Leonard Bacon

Rhymes for Cid