Usage examples for denizen

  1. For the first time I heard the word " denizen," used by Mr. Crittenden. – Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1 by George Boutwell
  2. No crime is mine, save that I sought A refuge past thy jealous ken, And peaceful arts to strangers taught, And mine own title hither brought, Before the laws of Englishmen, A banished denizen. – Tales of the Chesapeake by George Alfred Townsend
  3. The first is the fact that a commission, although from a foreign State, taken by a British subject or denizen of England, and committed against British commerce, protected the party against the charge of piracy,- because the thing was taken as prize, and for adjudication according to the principles of the laws of nations, for which national action the nation which took it was responsible. – Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York by A. F. Warburton
  4. Goisvintha, the army, the besieged city, the abandoned suburbs, seemed to hem him in like a circle of shadowy and threatening judgments; and in the midst of them stood the young denizen of Rome, with her eloquent countenance and her inspiring words, ready to hurry him, he knew not whither, and able to influence him, he felt not how. – Antonina by Wilkie Collins
  5. Viola, thou art the daughter of that life, and wilt be the denizen of that world. – Zanoni by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  6. The abdomen moreover remains motionless and seems unskilled in those slaps, as of a washerwoman's bat, which the amorous denizen of the ash- tree so vigorously distributes with his belly. – The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles by Jean Henri Fabre
  7. This gave it an additional value in Susy's eyes, since, as a distinction, it was the next thing to being recognized by a denizen of the moon. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  8. The afternoon was waning when Tharon rose swiftly and abruptly terminated this first visit inside his home of any Lost Valley denizen. – Tharon of Lost Valley by Vingie E. Roe
  9. It is well worth a trip to California for the slothful, ease- loving denizen of lower countries, to see the country, and recover their manhood. – Journal of a Trip to California by the Overland Route Across the Plains in 1850-51 by E. S. (Eleazer Stillman) Ingalls
  10. In the same way, the mollusc, for the most part a denizen of the seas, leads a blissful life in its shell, which is a defensive fortress rather than a garment. – The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles by Jean Henri Fabre