Usage examples for envoy

  1. Say to the prefect that in three hours' time the British envoy will come to his camp with the king's answer to his summons." – Historic Girls by E. S. Brooks
  2. This answer evidently confounded the Envoy. – The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX by Various
  3. Amongst other stipulations, it provided for the residence in Constantinople of a Moldavian envoy, and permitted a Christian church to be erected there. – Roumania Past and Present by James Samuelson
  4. The next English envoy will, if anxious so to distinguish himself, have an excellent opportunity. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  5. " We shall be delighted," said the British envoy, cordially, " and as for seeing things, you will be at perfect liberty to use your eyes as much as you like." – The World Peril of 1910 by George Griffith
  6. He was met at the gates of the city by a squadron of cavalry commanded by an envoy sent by Queen Isabella; and a procession was formed of members of the crew carrying parrots, alive and stuffed, fruits, vegetables, and various other products of the New World. – Christopher Columbus, Complete by Filson Young
  7. I beseech thee to send an envoy to me quickly, so that he may make an end of the fear that is in my heart. – The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians by E. A. Wallis Budge
  8. It will be remembered that Commodore Porter was the first envoy ever sent by the United States' government to the Sublime Porte. – Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, Vol. I (of 2) by John Lloyd Stephens
  9. On February 10, the Venetian envoy, who had been taken into Scarnafissi's counsel, announced to his Government that the King had finally determined to keep Raleigh to his original intention. – Raleigh by Edmund Gosse
  10. The last and most melancholy scene in the life of his fellow envoy has been described in a recent chapter. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009
  11. The envoy did not require two biddings. – The History of Napoleon Buonaparte by John Gibson Lockhart
  12. Permission was given, a note to Mr. Adiesen written by Dr. Holtum, and Tom despatched as envoy. – Viking Boys by Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby
  13. Sarmento stood speechless while the envoy spoke rapidly into his ear. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  14. To these opinions the Russian Minister gave a cordial assent, and despatched a special envoy to London to concert terms of peace along with the British Ministry, while Oubril, " a safe man on whose prudence and principles the two allied Courts may safely rely," was despatched to Vienna and Paris. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  15. Queen Mary's letter to him begged him so far as was possible to give her French protection, and avoid compromising " that excellent Talbot," and he thought it would be wisest for her to await the coming of the Envoy Extraordinary, M. de Pomponne Bellievre, and be presented by him. – Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland by Charlotte M. Yonge
  16. The envoy bowed low and left the room without further speech. – The Portland Sketch Book by Various
  17. The prudent envoy caused the whole desert to be searched, but to no purpose: he did not succeed so well in finding the child as in bringing back the mother. – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
  18. After receiving assurances of safe- conduct, the envoy went to the castle where the kings were. – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba
  19. It runs, 'Where is the special envoy? – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  20. The proposition was favourably received; the envoy was honourably entertained for some days, and on his departure he was furnished by the king with a guide and an escort to conduct him in safety to the frontier. – The History of the Knights Templars, the Temple Church, and the Temple by Charles G. Addison