Usage examples for glace

  1. One can fancy oneself standing on the Belvedere at Macugnaga, or the Tacul point upon the Mer de Glace, in some nightmare, and finding to one's horror that the radiant snows and river- breeding ice- fields have been turned by a malignant deity to sullen, stationary cinders. – Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III. by John Symonds
  2. The illustrated papers have reproduced numerous pictures of the Marconi power stations at Poldhu in Cornwall, Glace Bay in Nova Scotia, and Cape Cod in the United States. – Hertzian Wave Wireless Telegraphy by John Ambrose Fleming
  3. The Mer de Glace is the largest glacier in the world. – Alden's Handy Atlas of the World by John B. Alden
  4. How true the French adage-" C'est plus facile de glisser sur la gazon que sur la glace." – The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete by Charles James Lever (1806-1872)
  5. It was the first time I had seen the immense glacier popularly called 'La Mer de Glace. – Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century by W. H. Davenport Adams
  6. On the same principle, when starting for the Mer de Glace they followed a party at some little distance, and by this means dispensed with the services of a guide. – Curiosities of Impecuniosity by H. G. Somerville
  7. In front was a mer de glace, which extended all along the stage. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  8. " Oh no, ma'am, that is out of the question; and if it is for a permanency, I don't see how we could improve on glace silk, with crape, and love- ribbons. – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  9. In vain the guide boasted, both in French and German, of the spectacle presented by the Mer de Glace. – The Friendships of Women by William Rounseville Alger
  10. In the wings, balanced on their skates, all the ballet- girls were waiting the right moment to " Effleurer la glace Sans laisser de trace." – Parisian Points of View by Ludovic Halévy Commentator: Brander Matthews
  11. To make essence of beef used in cooking and called glace in French, set three or four quarts of broth on a slow fire, in a saucepan and reduce it to jelly. – Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks by Pierre Blot
  12. The tinkling proceeded from the large amount of cheap jewelry with which she was adorned; the rustling from a black and shiny glace silk dress. – Okewood of the Secret Service by Valentine Williams
  13. The coming and going of strange people, the arriving carriages with their slipping horses, the luggage plastered with labels, the little shops,- so full of delightful, unnecessary things, candy and glace fruits, and orchids and exquisite Chinese embroideries, and postal cards, and theater tickets, and oranges, and paper- covered novels, and alligator pears! – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris
  14. In more doubtful taste is his statement that the glace which covers the grace of the elite, as it does the fruit of their desserts,... – Chopin: The Man and His Music by James Huneker
  15. They visited the Mer de Glace, and the source of the Arveiron. – The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2) by Florence A. Thomas Marshall
  16. On one of these occasions we made the ascent of Montanvert, and visited the Mer de Glace. – Scenes in Switzerland by American Tract Society
  17. I finally found a subject which interested me in a view of the foot of the Mer de Glace from the opposite side of the river, looking up the glacier, with the bridge under the Brevent, and a cottage in the foreground, and set to work on it energetically. – The Autobiography of a Journalist, Volume I by William James Stillman
  18. Since then he has carried his wires on high masts, as at Poldhu, Glace Bay, and Wellfleet Station. – The Universe a Vast Electric Organism by George Woodward Warder