Usage examples for Faber

  1. With an assumed air of pity Faber spoke of his ignorance, and how he himself, by explaining passages of Scripture, had brought him to acknowledge his former errors. – The Life and Times of Ulric Zwingli by Johann Hottinger
  2. A disciple of Newman's, Frederick William Faber, may be mentioned in this connection, for the lives of the two men were strangely intertwined. – The Story of Our Hymns by Ernest Edwin Ryden
  3. And so away homewards by water with Mr. Creed, whom I left in London going about business and I home, where I staid all the afternoon in the garden reading " Faber Fortunae" with great pleasure. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  4. Can you guess what I am doing, Mrs. Faber? – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  5. When Father Faber said that there was no greater help to a religious life than a keen sense of the ridiculous, he startled a number of pious people, yet what a luminous and cordial message it was to help us on our way! – Masterpieces Of American Wit And Humor by Thomas L. Masson (Editor)
  6. These, retiring behind the wagons, a skirmish began, which was not concluded until one of the soldiers was killed, another wounded, Bezuidenhout shot, and Faber and his wife and son severely wounded. – Six Months at the Cape by R.M. Ballantyne
  7. The change effected, Janet went homeward swiftly, to encounter, on the corner of Faber Street, her sister Lise, whose attention was immediately attracted by the bundle. – The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  8. For, although Leopold was gradually recovering, a supreme dejection, for which his weakness was insufficient to account, prostrated his spirit, and at length drove Mr. Faber to ask Helen whether she knew of any disappointment or other source of mental suffering that could explain it. – Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald
  9. So said Faber to himself; and I can not yet tell whether he was in love with her or not. – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  10. London: Faber and Faber. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  11. " And now Mr. Faber says there isn't much hope for him, unless he picks up in the last half. – Five Little Peppers at School by Margaret Sidney
  12. Here six of them were brought to bay, among whom were Faber, with his wife, his son- a lad of fourteen years,- and John Bezuidenhout. – Six Months at the Cape by R.M. Ballantyne
  13. His companions were Faber and Laynez. – The Autobiography of St. Ignatius by Saint Ignatius Loyola
  14. I like those lines of Faber: All fathers learn their craft from Thee: All loves are shadows cast By the beautiful eternal hills Of Thine unbeginning past. – Letters to His Friends by Forbes Robinson
  15. At length said the rector, You are so good a fellow, Faber, I wish you were better. – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  16. He then lay on the sofa and waited as quietly as he could until Helen went out- Mr, Faber insisting she should do so every day. – Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald
  17. Badius has told Peter Gilles that Faber is sorry about it. – Erasmus and the Age of Reformation by Johan Huizinga
  18. " Beg pardon, Mr. Faber, but I can't help it. – Five Little Peppers at School by Margaret Sidney
  19. " I understand," said Faber. – Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald
  20. Faber maintains the same. – The Doctrines of Predestination, Reprobation, and Election by Robert Wallace