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Usage examples for council

  1. Council Grove was reached one noon, and they learned that they would have plenty of time to do the many little things neglected on the way, for they would stay here two days. – Bring Me His Ears by Clarence E. Mulford
  2. The council teepee no longer existed. – Indian Boyhood by [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman
  3. He urged again the superior advantage of an inquiry into such a subject carried on within those walls over any inquiry carried on by the lords of the council – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839) by Thomas Clarkson
  4. I have nothing to do with the city council – Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins
  5. The latter had little doubt that the Shawnees had gone to hold a council – Spotted Deer by Elmer Gregor
  6. A council was called, and she was taken to Bare Hill, bound, and left in the sad state already described. – Lost in the Backwoods by Catherine Parr Traill
  7. She told also of the Council and what had happened before it. – Peggy Owen and Liberty by Lucy Foster Madison
  8. The case was tried in the council chamber at the east end of the old town- hall, or what is now known as the " Old State- House," in Boston. – The War of Independence by John Fiske
  9. He will take part in our council – Myths and Legends of the Great Plains by Unknown
  10. I'm on the council – Frenzied Fiction by Stephen Leacock
  11. I declare the Council closed. – Queen Sheba's Ring by H. Rider Haggard
  12. Under the above was the Council of Four Hundred. – The Fundamental Principles of Old and New World Civilizations by Zelia Nuttall
  13. Difficult cases were decided by the king and wise men of his council – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  14. A council of the tribe was called, for the strange feather had been dropped by no friendly Indian. – Two Indian Children of Long Ago by Frances Taylor
  15. " Let the Hungry Wolf tell the chiefs," said Colonel Clark, briefly, " that the council is the place for talk." – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  16. Jesus, angel of the great council have mercy on us. – General Catholic Devotions by Bonaventure Hammer
  17. To- morrow night the great council will begin. – The Road to Frontenac by Samuel Merwin
  18. Do you remember that Sir Henry left the Fort for a council – The Reckoning by Robert W. Chambers
  19. I could ask the same question in Council meeting, but I thought it was best to talk it over with you quietly. – The Short Line War by Merwin-Webster
  20. In a full council with much ceremony, they offered him the position. – By Canoe and Dog-Train by Egerton Ryerson Young
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