Usage examples for discoverer

  1. We all spent during this episode, for people of our means, a great deal of money in telegrams, and I counted on the receipt of news from Rapallo immediately after the junction of the discoverer with the discovered. – Embarrassments by Henry James
  2. Experience had taught the great discoverer but little. – Christopher Columbus by Mildred Stapley
  3. But the discoverer being of a practical turn of mind, he or his descendants had built a delightful though unobtrusive hotel on a spot which might still have been warm from the fairies. – The Port of Adventure by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  4. The discoverer says, " I wish I could bunch that grain." – Philosophy of Osteopathy by Andrew T. Still
  5. Brougham is no discoverer of great truths; but he has evinced a 'curious felicity' in expressing truths already discovered: he exerted himself in sending 'the schoolmaster abroad, ' and announced the fact in words which became more truly his motto than the motto found for him in the Herald's Office. – Leading Articles on Various Subjects by Hugh Miller
  6. The immediate joy which is experienced by a great discoverer when a new fact or truth flashes on his mind is to others almost inconceivable. – Parish Papers by Norman Macleod
  7. Squanto lightened this task of the authorities by his lessons in hunting venison, snaring rabbits, catching wild fowl, and fishing, especially during the yearly herring run in the town brook up to the lovely pond called Billington Sea because its discoverer, young Francis Billington mistook it for a salt inlet. – William Bradford of Plymouth by Albert Hale Plumb
  8. The European geographical societies, forced under diplomatic pressure to honor Peary, have also refused him the title of " Discoverer." – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  9. Go on, thou great discoverer! – The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi by Giacomo Leopardi
  10. So perished the bold discoverer and coloniser, the author and gallant knight, when ten- year- old John Milton lived in Bread Street. – Milton's England by Lucia Ames Mead
  11. And how- but what if somebody else, Union Mills or the Judge, had been the first discoverer? – On the Frontier by Bret Harte
  12. G. J. entered the splendid apartment like a discoverer. – The Pretty Lady by Arnold E. Bennett
  13. He enjoyed the reputation of a discoverer, until experiment detected the imposition. – A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench
  14. The position of this comet was ascertained by its discoverer, as well as by other astronomers. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  15. Don't hurry back, Discoverer; remember, these girls come first of all. – Pee-Wee Harris Adrift by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  16. So passes Watt from view as the discoverer and inventor of the " most powerful instrument in the hands of man to alter the face of the physical world." – James Watt by Andrew Carnegie
  17. Strangely enough, too, it was the good luck of a boy not much older than Ted to share with the discoverer the wonderful secret. – Ted and the Telephone by Sara Ware Bassett
  18. And the king who had so bitterly arraigned Reginald Scot was himself becoming the discoverer- general of England. – A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 by Wallace Notestein
  19. It makes the pupil an explorer after truth and it should result in making him a discoverer of truth. – Training the Teacher by A. F. Schauffler Antoinette Abernethy Lamoreaux Martin G. Brumbaugh Marion Lawrance
  20. Not a hint is given on the subject, so we must leave the doctrine of fire totems to its mysterious discoverer. – Modern Mythology by Andrew Lang