Usage examples for finnish

  1. The trenches having now been pushed forward against the outworks of Finnish freedom, an assault was prepared against the ramparts- the constitution itself. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose
  2. The Kolchak government was ready to treat with the Finnish Cabinet, as the de facto government, and to recognize Finland's present status for what it is in international law; but as they could not give what they did not possess, their recognition must, they explained, be like their own authority, provisional. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon
  3. It seems a curious commentary on the irony of things that South Africa, which so tyrannically chases her own Natives from the country, receives at this very time with open arms Polish, Finnish, Russian and German Jews, who themselves are said to have fled from the tyranny of their own Governments in Europe. – Native-Life-in-South-Africa by Plaatje, Sol (Solomon Tshekisho)
  4. By its grammatical system and by some elements of its vocabulary it suggests a comparison with Finnish, Turkish, and kindred tongues. – A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1 by Georges Perrot Charles Chipiez
  5. In 1891, the Finnish Committee at St. Petersburg, which had directed the affairs of Finland, was abolished, and Russian censorship abolished the free press. – The Story of Russia by R. Van Bergen
  6. Finnish poems describe how " fire, the child of the sun, came down from heaven, where it was rocked in a tube of yellow copper, in a large pail of gold." – Great Inventions and Discoveries by Willis Duff Piercy