Usage examples for Dai

  1. After a dai or two, he espied time and place when he might be alone with his doughter. – A Merry Dialogue Declaringe the Properties of Shrowde Shrews and Honest Wives by Desiderius Erasmus
  2. This rude piece of sculpture is fifty feet in height and otherwise duly proportioned, vividly recalling the mammoth bronze statue of Dai- Butsu at Kamakura, in Japan, which is nearly sixty feet in height, though it is represented in a sitting position. – The Pearl of India by Maturin M. Ballou
  3. I concluded there was only one way to go, head- to- head with Dai Nippon. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  4. Look at what it did at Ban- dai- san in Japan last year. – A Girl's Ride in Iceland by Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie
  5. It turned out to be a letter in modern Japanese from the president of a financial organization called Dai Nippon, International. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  6. The dai says he's perfectly formed and has the lungs of a cavalry commander. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  7. It would have been unseemly to have gone to her side, so he had spoken briefly with the dai, midwife. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  8. The dai salaamed awkwardly from the bedside. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  9. There was only one real way to stop Dai Nippon. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  10. Chan Dai reached for him. – Vulcan's Workshop by Harl Vincent
  11. At the moment, Mr. Walton, you work for Dai Nippon. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  12. Conscience, doctrine of, admitted by Buddhism, 196. Coulanges, Fustel de, 52, 264, 449; quoted, 27, 67. Courtesy, legal regulation of, 173- 176. Craft- gods, 124, 153- 154. Crafts, effect of Buddhism on, 188; guilds connected with, 246, 252, 402- 405. Crucifixion of Christians at Nagasaki, 307. Cruelty to animals, apparent absence of, 12- 13; punishment of, after death, 197. Daimyo, lords of provinces, 242; conversion of, to Jesuitism, 304; Jesuits work with aid of, 304, 306, 308, 339; protection of peasantry against, 396. Dai- Nihon- Shi, compilation of, 370. Dances, sacred, 142- 143; of the festival of the dead, 202. Dancing, Japanese, 202 n. – Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation by Lafcadio Hearn
  13. The largest and best known is the Dai Butsu, at Kamakura, a few miles from Yokohama. – The Empire of the East by H. B. Montgomery
  14. The Dai in reading must keep his eyes fixed on his book, neither turning towards the place where the women are, nor casting a glance towards it, nor listening to them. – The Women of the Arabs by Henry Harris Jessup
  15. Nearly all the Dai Butsus in the country are of ancient workmanship. – The Empire of the East by H. B. Montgomery
  16. Jadar paused at the doorway, while the dai pulled aside the curtains that had been newly hung. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  17. They remark that they had adopted the same colours, white and red; that they had the same organization, the same hierarchy of degrees, those of fedavi, refik, and dai in one corresponding to those of novice, professed, and knight in the other; that both conspired for the ruin of the religions they professed in public, and that finally both possessed numerous castles, the former in Asia, the latter in Europe. – Secret Societies And Subversive Movements by Nesta H. Webster
  18. Who knew where Dai Nippon's wheel would stop, but when it did, one of them had to pay off a hundred to one. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover