Usage examples for gallic

  1. The story gives forth the true Gallic resonance on being critically tapped. – Chopin: The Man and His Music by James Huneker
  2. The liberal pinch of Gallic salt in the earlier plates need not annoy one. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  3. Like the Gallic farmers, they had to transfer the titles of their land to their patrons, and received it back from them as tenants in different and varying forms, but always only in consideration of services and tithes. – The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State by Frederick Engels
  4. After a time, there was a report from the outer guards that the Gallic watch had been telling them that their leader would be willing to speak with some of the Roman chiefs. – A Book of Golden Deeds by Charlotte M. Yonge
  5. Thus in the very seed- time of his mental development were simultaneously sown the germs of that Gallic liveliness and mobility which pre- eminently distinguish him among German authors, and also of his ineradicable sympathy with things Jewish, and his inveterate antagonism to the principles and results of Christianity. – Poems and Ballads of Heinrich Heine by Heinrich Heine
  6. Also two distinguished Gallic petty princes, whose names were Moenicaptus and Civismarus, fell in this battle. – The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six by Titus Livius
  7. From the Gallic language spoken by the Gothinians, and from that of Pannonia by the Osians, it is manifest that neither of these people are Germans; as it is also from their bearing to pay tribute. – Tacitus on Germany by Tacitus
  8. His plain- spoken replies, however harshly they may have struck upon Gallic sensitiveness, at least left no room for any one to misunderstand him. – Benjamin Franklin by John Torrey Morse, Jr.
  9. The heart of the country was thus inhabited by a Gallic race, but the frontiers had been taken possession of by Teutonic tribes. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  10. The immense authority which documents such as these possess is mentioned in a letter of Pope St. Celestine in the year 431 to the Gallic bishops. – Church and State as Seen in the Formation of Christendom by T. W. Allies
  11. And with sudden Gallic vivacity he hopped up on the wall beside Flambeau and sat there positively kicking his legs with excitement. – The Wisdom of Father Brown by G. K. Chesterton
  12. Lastly, despite the sublimity of the druidical faith, which relieves man from the fear of death, by teaching him that there is no death, Genevieve could not find in the precepts of the Gallic religion that tender, paternal, and merciful sentiment, with which the words of Jesus were so often impressed. – The Silver Cross or The Carpenter of Nazareth by Eugène Sue
  13. He had already made inquiries of all whom he could find connected with the Britanno- Gallic trade as to the size and military resources of the island. – Early Britain--Roman Britain by Edward Conybeare
  14. Not content with private persuasion, they presented a formal petition that the army would march to avenge them, and destroy the head- quarters of the Gallic war. – Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
  15. " Wit is useful for everything, but sufficient for nothing," says Amiel, who probably felt he needed some excuse for burying so much of his Gallic sprightliness in Teutonic gloom; and dulness, it must be admitted, has the distinct advantage of being useful for everybody and sufficient for nearly everybody as well. – Masterpieces Of American Wit And Humor by Thomas L. Masson (Editor)