Usage examples for EAU

  1. An odour of eau de cologne and mint emanated from her. – A Nobleman's Nest by Ivan Turgenieff
  2. It is about 700 miles from Juneau to the Klondyke River. – All about the Klondyke gold mines by J. Armoy Knox J. G. Pratt
  3. " That's the fifth bottle of eau de Cologne that I've given her for her mistress since we left Cuxhaven," the barber explained after she had left. – Atlantis by Gerhart Hauptmann
  4. " Oh, Frank, if you and your brother were to have any difference, I should think it all my fault- and I always said you did not mean anything," she said, putting herself and her eau- de- Cologne between the two, and looking as if she were about to throw herself into the Curate's arms. – The Perpetual Curate by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  5. The governor had only just got out of bed, and was comfortably seated before his dressing- table in his night- shirt and silk dressing- gown, bathing his face and neck with eau- de- cologne after having removed a whole collection of charms and coins dangling from it, when he was informed of the arrival of Sipiagin and Kollomietzev upon some urgent business. – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  6. Surely his nephew ought not to go without a glass of eau sucree? – Eugenie Grandet by Honore de Balzac
  7. Here they played whist at two sous a point; a dress- coat was not required; he accepted no refreshment except " eau sucree," and consequently had no civilities to return. – Modeste Mignon by Honore de Balzac
  8. The party consisted of three, who were all clad in blue hunting- shirts, and had polished horns hanging at their backs, filled with eau- de- vie, wine and water, or the simple fluid, according to the taste of the wearer. – The Bushman Life in a New Country by Edward Wilson Landor
  9. Thanks for your kind wish, Monsieur Eau Clair, that I shall soon return to fair, bright Paris. – A Heart-Song of To-day by Annie Gregg Savigny
  10. Deb got off the bed, lit dressing- table candles, and poured water and eau de Cologne into a wash- basin. – Sisters by Ada Cambridge
  11. Fontaine je ne boirai jamais de ton eau. – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  12. For darling Felix a new kind of eau de cologne, made in Worcester, because that was the only scent he would use. – The Freelands by John Galsworthy
  13. Eau de Cologne pays much better than Poetry! – Matthew Arnold by George Saintsbury
  14. In colour it resembles sherry, and the odour is that of Eau de Cologne. – The South of France--East Half by Charles Bertram Black
  15. " The great mass of gold- bearing quartz at the Treadwell mine, near Juneau, was what might be expected, and at the same time what might be the limitation of the supply. – All about the Klondyke gold mines by J. Armoy Knox J. G. Pratt
  16. Not for all the Eau in Cologne! – The Disturbing Charm by Berta Ruck
  17. Every child in Devonshire knows, and his grandson will know, the song which some clever man made of it, after I had treated him to water, and to lemon, and a little sugar, and a drop of eau- de- vie. – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore
  18. There are two tribes at Juneau, located at each extreme of the town. – Oregon, Washington and Alaska; Sights and Scenes for the Tourist by E. L. Lomax
  19. " I wonder," say I, pouring some eau- de- cologne on my pocket- handkerchief, and trying to cleanse my face therewith, but only succeeding in making it a muddy instead of a dusty smudge-" I wonder whether we shall meet any one we know at Dresden?" – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton