Usage examples for guild

  1. So Philammon went out with the parabolani, a sort of organised guild of district visitors.... – Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face by Charles Kingsley
  2. They had been standing before the old Guild Hall for some few minutes while Mrs. Pitt finished what she was saying. – John and Betty's History Visit by Margaret Williamson
  3. It seems that the National Plant, Flower and Fruit Guild will distribute anything you send to it at 70 Fifth Avenue; or you can select some institution you're interested in and send your stuff directly to it, and if you use one of these Guild pasters the express companies will carry the parcel free. – Ethel Morton's Enterprise by Mabell S.C. Smith
  4. To the source, then, gentlemen of the diplomatic guild! – The Roman Question by Edmond About
  5. In the outset, I beg to remind you that every important occupation has been made what it is by a guild- by an ancient guild whose history stretches back in direct or indirect succession to the farthest antiquity. – Modern American Prose Selections by Various
  6. He belongs to our guild now! – Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face by Charles Kingsley
  7. And he comes home and wants to settle down as master, but the guild won't accept him; he is too young. – Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2 by Martin Anderson Nexo
  8. I must say we cannot but congratulate the Master and the Guild on the beautiful building in which we are assembled at the present moment. – Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888 by Edward VII
  9. It embraced all the painters, architects, and sculptors of Florence in a kind of guild, with privileges, grades, honours, and officers. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  10. As soon as this outrage was known to the wardens, they instantly assembled with indignation, and issued a solemn decree, commanding that Filippo should be liberated, and that the Consuls of the Guild should be imprisoned, which was accordingly done. – Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities of Art (Vol. 3 of 3) by S. Spooner
  11. Then the butchers saw that they must meet craft with craft; and they said to him, " Come, brother butcher, if you would sell meat with us, you must e'en join our guild and stand by the rules of our trade." – Robin Hood by J. Walker McSpadden
  12. Have you ever heard of the Guild of Brave Poor Things in England? – The Wide Awake Girls in Winsted by Katharine Ellis Barrett
  13. What public altar can he use, what guild Of kinsmen will admit him to their rite? – Specimens of Greek Tragedy Aeschylus and Sophocles by Goldwin Smith
  14. For David, as a stranger in the country, all such matters were of interest, although a member of the Masons' Guild could travel almost anywhere in the days of constant building. – In the Days of the Guild by Louise Lamprey
  15. The weakest thing I ever did, she said cheerfully, was to join Lady Crewel's working guild. – The Sowers by Henry Seton Merriman
  16. Like other kinds of workers, who were organized in societies or guilds, the teachers and students formed a guild called a university. – Introductory American History by Henry Eldridge Bourne Elbert Jay Benton
  17. This is not the place to discuss the possibilities of Guild Socialism. – The History of the Fabian Society by Edward R. Pease
  18. A Guild was, very broadly speaking, a Trade Union in which every man was his own employer. – A Short History of England by G. K. Chesterton
  19. A yeoman was the second- rank person of some importance, below a knight, below a gentleman, below a full member of a guild. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly