Quotes of danish

  1. I have also been saddened, though hardly surprised, by the weakness of the EU's reaction to the criminal attack on the Danish embassy in Syria, which seems to have been permitted, if not actively encouraged, by the Syrian regime. – Timothy Garton Ash
  2. We have had such a letter movement on two occasions in Denmark when more than a quarter of the adult Danish population participated. Such an achievement, however, demands a really great effort and also a great deal of money. – Fredrik Bajer
  3. He who does not understand a joke, he does not understand Danish – Georg Brandes
  4. The Danish glee: the national version of cheerfulness. – Georg Brandes
  5. With millions of family wage manufacturing jobs lost since 2001, we need an energy bill that takes bold action to tap into American ingenuity in order to lead the world in new clean energy technology, rather than playing catch -up to the Japanese, Danish and Germans. – Jay Inslee
  6. Furniture manufacturing in plastics requires very costly machinery, which the Danish market is not big enough to justify. Or so they say. But show me a plastics manufacturer who dares to take on the experiment. – Arne Jacobsen
  7. I have good genes. My father is Danish and my mother is Irish and Native American. They both have good skin. – Virginia Madsen
  8. Beer is the Danish national drink, and the Danish national weakness is another beer. – Clementine Paddleford
  9. My wife is Danish and we go to Denmark a couple of times a year. – Ted Shackelford

Usage examples for danish

  1. The present name is Danish – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  2. I shall hardly take a place below the Danish Ambassador, though I come into the room after him. – A Journal of the Swedish Embassy in the Years 1653 and 1654, Vol II. by Bulstrode Whitelocke
  3. She said: Mon Mari has been talking in the restaurant with a friend of his, a Danish Doctor, a Red Cross Doctor, Madame, you understand, and oh, he is so sorry for you, Madame, and he thinks he can help you to escape! – A Woman's Experience in the Great War by Louise Mack
  4. A few minutes later, the Danish vessel continued on her way, and the Dragon again took her station on the look- out. – The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred by G. A. Henty
  5. The first- mate is pretty nasty too, while the second- mate has a very strong Danish accent, but is a good man, as is the ship's carpenter. – The Island Treasure by John Conroy Hutcheson
  6. Thus, partly from the effects of the Saxon fleet but still more from that of the storm, the whole of the Danish fleet of one hundred and twenty vessels was destroyed, not a single ship escaping the general destruction. – The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred by G. A. Henty
  7. Hereupon his Danish Majesty made all haste for his return to his dominions, and gave orders to work day and night to get his fleet ready to put to sea. – Secret Diplomatic History of The Eighteenth Century by Karl Marx
  8. He spoke only Danish which I did not understand. – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  9. It's like shavin' a Danish carriage- dog to change his colour. – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  10. Both of these wrote in Danish as well as in Icelandic. – Seven Icelandic Short Stories by Various
  11. We are ready now for the appearance of our interesting Danish guest." – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  12. Such were the principles upon which, during upwards of two centuries thereafter, the government of the Danish kingdom was based. – The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg
  13. They could implicitly trust the medical assistance and the gracious hospitality offered to the poor Danish patient; but, before he left them, they must also be satisfied that he would be attended by a competent nurse. – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  14. The Danish king could not in all his pride Repel the ocean tide, But, seated in this chair, I can in rhyme Roll back the tide of Time. – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  15. In connection with the reference to the pole- star made by the Hindu bridegroom, it is noteworthy that the Sanscrit for star is stri, tara, for stara; Hindu sitara, tara and Bengal stara and that variants of the same word constitute the name for star in Latin, Greek, Gothic, Old and Anglo Saxon, Welsh, Icelandic, Swedish, Danish and Basque, in which language it appears as izarra, recalling the Hindu sitara and, if I may venture to say so, the Nahuatl word for star, citlallin. – The Fundamental Principles of Old and New World Civilizations by Zelia Nuttall
  16. He built several ships which were bigger than the Danish ships, but they were not always victorious, for they could not follow the Danish ships into shallow water. – Introductory American History by Henry Eldridge Bourne Elbert Jay Benton
  17. It is tolerably certain that women formed a part of the early Saxon and Danish raiders; and it is no less certain that a few women, at various times, came over with Roman soldiers or immigrants. – The Towns of Roman Britain by James Oliver Bevan
  18. Common opinion, prior to the declaration of the Danish antiquaries, was that the tower was the remains of a windmill, and nothing more. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  19. Its adoption, however, is a landmark in Danish constitutional history. – The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg
  20. His ship was one of those which pursued the lumbering Spanish galleons furthest in their wild flight towards the Danish waters. – Raleigh by Edmund Gosse

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