Usage examples for geneva

  1. They work in with the Geneva Red Cross, and from what I can make out, it's really better to go there than to write to the Foreign Office. – Good Old Anna by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  2. You had mentioned Geneva as the name of your native town, and towards this place I resolved to proceed. – Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
  3. A week after that I wore the red cross of the Geneva Convention- I was appointed nurse in a French ambulance. – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins
  4. Roderick had confessed as much to him at Geneva, in saying that he had been taking at Baden the measure of his susceptibility to female beauty. – Roderick Hudson by Henry James
  5. I will ask Him, Erwald; and I shall always remember the journey from Geneva to Chamouni as the most varied and interesting of my life. – Scenes in Switzerland by American Tract Society
  6. Philip told me that Tony ran over to Geneva that day and stayed the night there! – The Vision of Desire by Margaret Pedler
  7. Thereafter, he spent the greater part of the beautiful autumn traveling up and down the Monongahela, even as far up the river as Geneva, although the scope of the investigation was to extend only as far as McKeesport. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  8. Yet the place seemed lovely to him in its solitude and its beauty; the prospect of Geneva, with lake and plain extended below, varying in appearance with the shifting of clouds, was repose to his sense of sight. – Robert Browning by Edward Dowden
  9. None of them maintained the high standard Geneva established, although Neuchatel, its closest rival, made a great many fine and beautiful watches. – Christopher and the Clockmakers by Sara Ware Bassett
  10. She led the way as far as Geneva, without a suspicion that he followed. – The Deserted Woman by Honore de Balzac
  11. I should indeed be sorry to let you know how I have allowed myself to be ranconnee; and I- should be still more sorry that it should come to the ears of any of my good friends in Geneva, who know me less well than you and might judge me more harshly. – The Point of View by Henry James
  12. But even this did not satisfy modern Geneva. – Humanly Speaking by Samuel McChord Crothers
  13. One of the first visits I made was to a recent school- fellow of mine at Geneva. – A Boy's Voyage Round the World by The Son of Samuel Smiles
  14. Your Geneva gown was so becoming; I do so wish our Southern ministers would adopt it. – St. Cuthbert's by Robert E. Knowles
  15. Among the visitors at Geneva were Mr. Douglass and his daughter from the island of Cuba. – Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  16. My sister saw the bunch of them in Geneva, where the chevalier was breaking records. – The Siege of the Seven Suitors by Meredith Nicholson
  17. The next morning when the last rumbling sound of the eastern train died away in the streets of Geneva, Nellie Ashton sat weeping in her little room at the seminary. – Tempest and Sunshine by Mary J. Holmes
  18. While in Geneva in 1639, Milton was asked for his autograph and an expression of sentiment. – Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben P. Halleck
  19. Geneva is a more popular state, and has not the means of existing a fortnight upon its own productions. – A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 7 (of 10) From "The Works of Voltaire - A Contemporary Version" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire) Commentator: John Morley Tobias Smollett H.G. Leigh