Usage examples for governors

  1. Therefore Mr. Quarrier, Major Belwether- all the governors did their duty. – The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers
  2. Just here, so far from the king's gate and in the midst of nations hostile to Persia, we want governors who are more ready to obey their king than this Oroetes seems to be. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. Sanchica again expressed her desire to travel with the page; and the page tried to persuade her not to come along, for, he said, the daughters of governors must travel in a coach and in style, with many attendants. – The Story of Don Quixote by Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  4. He knew- as all wise governors know when they allow themselves time- that it is no use to bully a Jew; slid applied to me. – Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face by Charles Kingsley
  5. A head master once remarked to me of one of his governors, " Old X. 's only idea is that the school should pay five per cent." – The School and the World by Victor Gollancz and David Somervell
  6. For the secret hatred of these people for us, their rulers and governors, is very great, so that though you should pass among them for a Moor, you would fare little better than if they knew you to be a Christian and a foreigner. – Athelstane Ford by Allen Upward
  7. In 1877 there were two governors and two governments in Louisiana. – Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George Washington Cable
  8. Governors were that way. – Epistles-from-Pap-Letters-from-the-man-known-as-The-Will-Rogers-of-Indiana by Durham, Andrew Everett
  9. Now shall she, when she is built and complete, have a complete conquest and victory over all her enemies; she shall reign over them; the law shall go forth of her that rules them, and the governors of all the world at that day shall be Jerusalem men. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  10. The town is remarkable for the fact that governors die in it. – Letters of Anton Chekhov by Anton Chekhov Translated by Constance Garnett
  11. To- day it was full of priests, courtiers, generals and governors of provinces. – An Egyptian Princess, Volume 9. by Georg Ebers
  12. Immediately in grade under the Governor- General should come a set of district commissioners or governors, one for each of the present colonies. – West African studies by Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  13. When it appears evident to our governors that our desires and our interests are at variance, they ought not to gratify the former at the expense of the latter. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  14. He saw the colony increasing, and knew eight governors of the colony, including Champlain. – The Makers of Canada: Champlain by N. E. Dionne
  15. Some old words, said Annie, smiling, given to those who are brought before governors. – The Billow and the Rock by Harriet Martineau
  16. Governor Stuyvesant, soon after his arrival at fort Amsterdam, addressed courteous letters to the governors of all the neighboring colonies. – Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam by John S. C. Abbott
  17. Now, your late husband was one of the governors; and you are his sole executor. – Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins
  18. This system was extended to sub- governors and a series of lower officials in every district, who were bound to obey the orders of the lord- lieutenant. – Ismailia by Samuel W. Baker
  19. Nevertheless in spite of Governors good and bad New York prospered. – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  20. To that end provisional governors have been appointed for the States, conventions called, governors elected, legislatures assembled, and Senators and Representatives chosen to the Congress of the United States. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various