Usage examples for courses

  1. As a matter of necessity, the subject of Sir Patrick's expedition was dropped while the servants were in the room- to be regularly taken up again by Arnold in the intervals between the courses – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  2. Now she found him following evil courses on the path to ruin; yet even here he was peerless among his comrades; whatever stain rested upon him, he certainly was not base and mean. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. Rapid courses of lectures were given on this subject. – Paris As It Was and As It Is by Francis W. Blagdon
  4. Nay, rather, you are yourself the cause of these things, having turned yourself to wicked courses – The Clouds by Aristophanes
  5. Even when their language indicates by variation,- sometimes a broad variation, often a but slight and subtle variation,- the different courses of thought which are uppermost in each discipline, even then the unity of the final end and aim is still apparent. – Selections from the Prose Works of Matthew Arnold by Matthew Arnold
  6. For my self I find my heart too big: I feel I have not patience to look on whilst you run these forbidden courses – A King, and No King by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher
  7. Hey you, Earthsmith, what courses will you take?" – Earthsmith by Milton Lesser
  8. For a while I hesitated between two courses for you know, Athena, there were two courses open to me. – Jane Oglander by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  9. I have ever considered the opening a canal between those two water courses as the most important work in that line, which the state of Virginia could undertake. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  10. Only two courses are open to the fisher- either to hold on and let him break the tackle; or follow him as fast as possible. – The Eagle Cliff by R.M. Ballantyne
  11. I am sure I don't know what to call a quarter of it; but the finest ship ever seen under full sail, with the sun coming through her from her royals to her courses Now, papa, don't be so ridiculous. – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore
  12. Hast thou learned how men may teach The stars in their ordered courses or lead the Norns with speech? – The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs by William Morris
  13. I will also have some instrumental music so you will not get too tired, for I want music every fifteen minutes between the courses during the dinner. – Sixty Years of California Song by Margaret Blake-Alverson
  14. To a Roman the state was everything; individual liberty could only run in such courses as were parallel with the policy of the state. – Women of Early Christianity Woman: In all ages and in all countries, Vol. 3 (of 10) by Alfred Brittain Mitchell Carroll
  15. Serve it in courses if you like, and call it dinner. – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey
  16. " I know something of those two courses said Maya. – Rebels of the Red Planet by Charles Louis Fontenay
  17. He had no doubt seen and talked with Gosnold after his return; perhaps had obtained from him his courses after he fell in with the coast. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  18. She also asked if she might smoke between courses which same worried the unhappy Dinky- Dunk much more than it did me. – The Prairie Mother by Arthur Stringer
  19. My idea was this- that you should take her in here, and endeavour to preserve her from future evil courses – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  20. For a long half- hour Blount sat staring absently at the desk litter, trying to decide between the two courses open to him. – The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush by Francis Lynde