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Usage examples for governor

  1. The governor will give way at last, I should say. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  2. But still I think dear Governor and Will will be pretty comfortable this winter. – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  3. I went to the Governor, but he gave me no comfort. – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  4. Their destination had not been the palace of the Governor; but that of the chief of the Moscow Third Section. – The Genius by Margaret Horton Potter
  5. The opinion of the governor, they said, is but the opinion of one man. – Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam by John S. C. Abbott
  6. What have you been doing all to- day, Governor? – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  7. Then Belisarius will be Governor of Italy- for it will not last a year with the purple Prince- and he will wear away his fine strength here in idleness, when there is work enough to do in Persia. – A Struggle for Rome, Vol. 2 (of 3) by Felix Dahn
  8. It's a good thing as far as the boy's concerned, but I do feel sorry for his governor. – Emerson's Wife and Other Western Stories Emerson's Wife -- Colonel Kate's Protégée -- The Kid of Apache Teju -- A Blaze on Pard Huff -- How Colonel Kate Won Her Spurs -- Hollyhocks -- The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of Johnson Sides -- A Piece of Wreckag by Florence Finch Kelly
  9. I believe the governor- general was there, or some great person. – Old Jack by W.H.G. Kingston
  10. We were received by Governor Long, at the State House. – Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  11. There were plenty who agreed with the governor. – The Henchman by Mark Lee Luther
  12. Screwby, take Master Miles to his governor. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  13. I'm sorry for it, governor, with all my heart! – The World's Greatest Books, Vol III by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
  14. Just as hard, Willis found out that the governor had told his tailor to make the boy all the clothes he wanted. – Frank Merriwell's Races by Burt L. Standish
  15. Farther to the south is the hill of Philopappus, so called after a Roman governor of that name. – Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, Vol. I (of 2) by John Lloyd Stephens
  16. Let me introduce you to Lady Holmhurst, wife of Lord Holmhurst, the New Zealand Governor, you know. – Mr. Meeson's Will by H. Rider Haggard
  17. Did your governor send the money? – The Underdog by F. Hopkinson Smith
  18. Is it you, Governor? – Loaded Dice by Ellery H. Clark
  19. By the end of the second day the new governor had seized the Admiral's house. – Christopher Columbus by Mildred Stapley
  20. " That must not be for very long, Governor," observed Captain Wilson. – Mr. Midshipman Easy by Captain Frederick Marryat
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