Usage examples for GRAS

  1. Daphne now slipped her arm through her cousin's, and commanded the steward Gras, who had brought her here, to follow them. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. Mardi Gras only comes once a year, eh? – The Mardi Gras Mystery by H. Bedford-Jones
  3. The week preceding Mardi Gras was at its close. – The Mardi Gras Mystery by H. Bedford-Jones
  4. Fair- haired Myrtilus seemed to pay little heed to the game which Gras, Archias's Bithynian house steward, was counting, but black- bearded Hermon had given it more attention, and when Daphne drew back he nodded approvingly, and pointing to the heap of motionless inhabitants of the air, exclaimed with sincere regret: " Fie upon us human wretches! – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  5. Why, it's almost like the Mardi Gras! – Torchy and Vee by Sewell Ford
  6. My pay melted away in fois gras, in woodcocks, in fine wines. – Atlantida by Pierre Benoit
  7. I have not mortified her, my dear Mardocheus, or at all events, such was not my intention; but as I have put myself on diet, I shall be eating no more foie gras, and consequently I shall dine by myself, and save three pauls a day. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  8. The following Tuesday- Mardi- gras- was the last day. – The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912 by Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
  9. All this was quite independent of the daily business in fresh pork, pate de fois gras, hare patty, galantine, saveloys and black- puddings. – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola
  10. For the present, faithful Gras was to remain in charge of his master's house in Alexandria. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  11. They were Mardi Gras cities. – Flowing Gold by Rex Beach
  12. Touraine appears to me like a pate de foie gras, in which one plunges up to the chin; and its wine is delicious. – Balzac by Frederick Lawton
  13. " The Chapter will forthwith renounce," says Jehan le Gras, " that rent of 300 livres on the market- halls of Rouen; you will sign the deed or take the consequences." – The Story of Rouen by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
  14. Really, Brooks hasn't done so badly- pate de foie gras, hot toast and Devonshire butter. – The Evil Shepherd by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  15. What could have been better for the purpose than to have made them parade before us in historic mardi- gras? – The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2 by Rupert Hughes
  16. The emperor and the king had just put upon their plates some of the appetizing pate de foie gras which the master of ceremonies himself had served up, and were proceeding like other mortals to consume them with great relish. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  17. They did not want it to be relieved until they were there to substitute pate de foie gras for horseflesh. – Notes of a War Correspondent by Richard Harding Davis
  18. What the blind man heard from Gras surprised him- nay, at first seemed impossible. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  19. " Gras," mentioned in the letter, is Professor N. S. B. Gras, a member of the Faculty of the University of Minnesota. – The Red Conspiracy by Joseph J. Mereto