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Usage examples for collegian

  1. Luna enjoyed the free and lawless life of war with the zest of a collegian out of bounds; but he could not hide the feeling of painful disillusion that the sight of those armies of the Faith caused him. – The Shadow of the Cathedral by Vicente Blasco Ibañez
  2. Miss Hicks voted at all the elections along with the rest of the herd, and as far as I know no rude collegian came around and broke into her studies by taking her anywhere. – At Good Old Siwash by George Fitch
  3. " Unless I mistake," mused he to himself, " these young sparks of Saint George's will some day think fit to be proud of their poor fellow- collegian – The Adventures of a Three-Guinea Watch by Talbot Baines Reed
  4. Rex made his best bow as he left the table, and Patty colored high with pleasure at the praise of the tall collegian – Spinning-Wheel Stories by Louisa May Alcott
  5. He wore a brown business suit, a soft shirt and soft collar fastened by a gold safety pin- quite the style of dress of an American collegian – Face to Face with Kaiserism by James W. Gerard
  6. Well, if I were in your place, I would not take Heaven to task, which is in no wise to blame, but this jackanapes of a collegian and I would have it out with him, or never again call myself Pepita Ximenez. – Pepita Ximenez by Juan Valera
  7. I was well acquainted, fifty- five years ago, with three eminent men, who afterwards became viceroys, as their fellow classman and collegian at Christ Church. – My Life as an Author by Martin Farquhar Tupper
  8. The count became livid with anger, and, by this time on his feet, ready to come to blows with the collegian – Pepita Ximenez by Juan Valera
  9. Dr. Dwight was a fellow collegian with them. – The Development of Religious Liberty in Connecticut by M. Louise Greene, Ph. D.
  10. What delight in the returned Member of Assembly; what admiration of the future Collegian – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  11. This old young man went when I went, his waistcoats multiplied, he compressed his waist, he excited his horse to a gallop in order to catch and accompany my carriage to the promenade: he compromised me with the grace of a young collegian and was considered madly in love with me. – The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete by Honore de Balzac
  12. The collegian looking up to decline, met the countryman's eye, and for the first time the two studied each other steadily. – A Breath of Prairie and other stories by Will Lillibridge
  13. Not I; as I before told you, only school verses in dead languages: but I found in my knapsack this morning a copy of some rhymes, made by a fellow- collegian which I put into my pocket meaning to read them to you both. – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  14. To judge impartially we must take into account the influence which time and circumstances exercise on men; and distinguish between the different characters of the Collegian the General, the Consul, and the Emperor. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  15. Although the use of this word is very general, yet it is so peculiarly applicable to the many annoyances to which a collegian is subjected, that it has come by adoption to be, to a certain extent, a student term. – A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall
  16. The father's gaze dwelt fondly upon her, and the collegian was but conscious of one thought: that she was wondrously beautiful. – Tales From Two Hemispheres by Hjalmar Hjorth Boysen
  17. There was not a collegian within doors, nor a turnkey absent, as they crossed the yard. – The World's Greatest Books, Vol III by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
  18. The truth is that one learns, after a certain observation of the world, to divide one's amazement pretty equally between the literary voluptuary or over- fastidious collegian on the one hand, who is so impressed by the size of his subject that he never does more than collect material and make notes, and the presumptuous politician, on the other hand, who thinks that he can write a history or settle the issues of philosophy and theology in odd half- hours. – Studies in Literature by John Morley