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Usage examples for egyptian

  1. And I didn't know a thing about all that Egyptian stuff you was talking about. – The Road to Understanding by Eleanor H. Porter
  2. But at this moment there appeared a company of Egyptian horse led by none other than the Count Amenmeses. – Moon of Israel by H. Rider Haggard
  3. Is it true that most of the Egyptian women can read and write?" – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  4. The Toulouse is known as the Gray Toulouse, the Embden as the White Embden, the African as the Gray African, the two varieties of the Chinese as the Brown Chinese and the White Chinese, the Wild or Canadian as the Gray and the Egyptian as the Colored. – Ducks and Geese by Harry M. Lamon Rob R. Slocum
  5. The river rushed beneath in Egyptian darkness. – The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  6. The world was all black again- plunged in the Egyptian night which lay upon the face of the deep while the earth was yet without form and void. – The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic
  7. No. 1 is an Egyptian tomb! – What Will He Do With It, Book 7. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  8. I am not a dragoman, to be sure, but I'm enough of an Egyptian to have a price for anything I do. – It Happened in Egypt by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  9. The Egyptian had it not. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck
  10. When an Egyptian girl once loves, she cannot forget. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  11. In fact, the whole development of the form of the Egyptian tomb depended on the development of technical skill. – The Egyptian Conception of Immortality by George Andrew Reisner
  12. He felt it was impossible to rid the land of slavery, with the Egyptian officials, who did not wish to have it stopped, working hard against him, and so, after three years of hard work, he threw up his post and went home. – The Story of General Gordon by Jeanie Lang
  13. Under that, again, is a human figure stretched upon a typical Egyptian couch. – The Tracer of Lost Persons by Robert W. Chambers
  14. Question an Egyptian he will direct you anywhere, ask him for some place that has no existence on the face of the earth and he will show you the way with absolute confidence. – The Incomparable 29th and the "River Clyde" by George Davidson
  15. My little fellow, you will lose your sight in this Egyptian darkness." – The Young Emigrants; Madelaine Tube; The Boy and the Book; and Crystal Palace by Susan Anne Livingston Ridley Sedgwick
  16. He felt as an Egyptian does when the Nile rises after its elevation had been despaired of. – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli
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