Usage examples for earl

  1. " Go away," said the earl; and Donal went. – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  2. He was sure, that the noble earl did not care what the evidence would say on either side; for his mind was made up, that the trade ought not to be abolished. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839) by Thomas Clarkson
  3. The young Earl did not quite like it. – Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope
  4. The earl paused, and then continued: I confess, however, that I have had a scheme. – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  5. But the Earl may. – Hereward, The Last of the English by Charles Kingsley
  6. And do you know the Earl of Brentford, who is, I take it, father to the lady in question? – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  7. This, said the old chief, as he drew near, this is our answer to Harold the Earl. – Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  8. But Earl Gregory only laughed. – The Scottish Fairy Book by Elizabeth W. Grierson
  9. The carriage rolled on its way, and Mr. Carlyle returned to the earl. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  10. The Earl was attended by a few knights and the false De Marisco. – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack
  11. You, the Earl of Highcliffe! – At Love's Cost by Charles Garvice
  12. Accordingly the earl, with about two hundred officers and gentlemen, left the army with that intention. – The Children of the New Forest by Captain Marryat
  13. And she had married the Earl of Eglington! – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  14. What bringeth thee here, Sir Earl? – The Scottish Fairy Book by Elizabeth W. Grierson
  15. It might seem a little hard when King Henry, in getting rid of the whole stock, seized on the English lands which Earl Roger had given to his daughter's Norman Abbey. – Sketches of Travel in Normandy and Maine by Edward A. Freeman Commentator: W. H. Hutton
  16. " Go and get it," said the Earl. – Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  17. Evidently there was no reserve needed- a relation of the Earl, too! – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  18. " Lady Laura Kennedy is living with her father," repeated Phineas; " and I am going to the house of the Earl of Brentford." – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  19. There can be little doubt that the castle was at once planned to occupy the whole area enclosed by the walls as they exist to- day, although the full strength of the place was not realized until the time of the fifth Earl, who, as we have seen, was most probably the builder of the keep in its final form, as well as other parts of the castle. – Yorkshire Painted And Described by Gordon Home
  20. How would it be with him if he found the Earl hardly more civil to him than the Earl's son- in- law had been? – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope