Usage examples for Dabney

  1. I think there is some mistake, too, of a regiment of infantry being sent by him to the ford on the Rapidan, as described by Dr. Dabney. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  2. In the spring of 1773 Virginia carried this work of organization a long step further, when Dabney Carr suggested and carried a motion calling for committees of correspondence between the several colonies. – The War of Independence by John Fiske
  3. Dabney was still with him. – Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors: Tales of 1812 by James Barnes
  4. " Had Banks been more enterprising," says Dabney, " this objection would have been decisive." – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  5. Show her up, Dabney. – Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion by St. George Tucker
  6. This fact was made so clear to the patriots, that they willingly received Austin as a soldier, and he was mustered into the service under the name of Austin Dabney. – Stories Of Georgia 1896 by Joel Chandler Harris
  7. She afterwards married Mr. Dabney, of Fayal. – Recollections and Impressions 1822-1890 by Octavius Brooks Frothingham
  8. Dabney calls him Mister Bones, grinned Laurence. – Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man by Marie Conway Oemler
  9. Among the well- known characters of Richmond was one George Dabney Wootton, who came here before the war and was employed by the South, a newspaper published by Mr. Roger A. Pryor, and when the paper was discontinued he scraped together a smattering of what he thought was law, and hung out his shingle at the police court. – Life Gleanings by T. J. Macon
  10. And then, when we were ready to go, she cut in ahead of our plans and sent us to the West with letters to General Dabney Maury, whom she had known when he was a boy and later when he was a young officer in the regular army. – A Little Union Scout by Joel Chandler Harris
  11. One declared he had seen Tickler in company with General Sam Houston; another was willing to swear in court that he saw him last in the company of Senator Douglas; and still another would have sworn he saw him on the day after his departure in the company of one Dabney Grimkey, a writer of sensation novels; and that both were entering a house of suspicious character, on the island, the inmates of which ought all to be arrested and made to give an account of themselves. – The Life and Adventures of Maj. Roger Sherman Potter by "Pheleg Van Trusedale" A pseudonym for Francis Colburn Adams
  12. " Just wait until you see Goodloe and talk it over with him," father said, as he seized the advantage of my wavering and seated himself opposite me as Dabney pushed in my chair and whisked the cover off the silver sugar bowl and presented one of his old willow- ware cups for father's two lumps and a dash of cream. – The Heart's Kingdom by Maria Thompson Daviess
  13. Dabney, put fresh ice in father's glass and fill mine and Mr. Goodloe's. – The Heart's Kingdom by Maria Thompson Daviess
  14. Well, he had promised a certain paper by a certain time, though what people could find to like so much in what he had to say about his insects- Because, said Dabney, you create in us a new feeling for them. – Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man by Marie Conway Oemler
  15. I have gone away to my mother's people to forget and left him to Dabney, and I've come home- to begin the suffering all over. – The Heart's Kingdom by Maria Thompson Daviess
  16. Dabney had been after him for some time to do some such work as this for the Clarion. – Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man by Marie Conway Oemler
  17. Longstreet's brigades had pushed forward a couple of miles, but no orders had reached the Valley troops, and Major Dabney rode off to find his general. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  18. " She can be made very comfortable here," said Dr. Dabney. – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey