Usage examples for haute

  1. To a petition presented by Jacquemont's sister, Madame de Veaux, Joseph answered that " he never interfered with the acts of the haute police of his brother Napoleon's Government, being well convinced both of its justice and moderation." – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  2. Hosford had come there from Terre Haute several years ago, bought a fine farm a few miles out, and had, as far as could be ascertained, lived a comfortable sort of life for about a year, when trouble began. – The Spiritualists and the Detectives by Allan Pinkerton
  3. My scientific genius was at last appreciated, and my watches and clocks became the pride of the haute monde. – Read-Aloud Plays by Horace Holley
  4. State College, Terre Haute. – U.S. Copyright Renewals, 1968 July - December by U.S. Copyright Office
  5. We would print these dialogues if we thought anyone would read them; but the world is not yet ripe for this haute sagesse Pantagrueline. – Crotchet-Castle by Peacock, Thomas Love
  6. This time it was the name of a Frenchman, Jules Boutet, who lived in the Haute Ville, Boulogne. – Good Old Anna by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  7. Marks: Brimstone Island out by the western head of Isle au Haute and Blue Hill on the west side of Marshall Island. – Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine by Walter H. Rich
  8. It is a lovely May night, irradiated by millions of stars, which, under the limpid Italian sky, appear larger and nearer to the watcher than they appeared in the vaporous atmosphere of the Haute- Marne. – A Woodland Queen, Complete by Andre Theuriet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  9. I was swept down into a fog bank, and lost sight of Ile Haute altogether. – Lost in the Fog by James De Mille
  10. This branch of our haute police extends even to your country. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  11. In its newer French dress the part was transposed and rearranged for the tenor Legros; who, judging from the extreme altitude of the tessitura employed, must have possessed either a haute- contre, or a very high light- tenor voice, and who may have employed the falsetto. – Style in Singing by W. E. Haslam
  12. I'll keep on past Ile Haute, an I'll cruise around Minas. – Lost in the Fog by James De Mille
  13. Ile Haute arose like a solid, unbroken rock out of the deep waters of the Bay of Fundy, its sides precipitous, and scarred by tempest, and shattered by frost. – Lost in the Fog by James De Mille
  14. Now the difficult course which a man has to steer in presence of such serious incidents as these, is what we may call the haute politique of marriage, and is the subject of the second and third parts of our book. – The Physiology of Marriage, Part I. by Honore de Balzac
  15. Some system must have prevailed, for without it the manufactories at Laugerie- Basse and Laugerie- Haute could not have been carried on. – A Manual of the Antiquity of Man by J. P. MacLean
  16. The director of the railway between Rome and Naples, M. De la Haute, put his private car at our disposal. – Memoirs of an American Prima Donna by Clara Louise Kellogg
  17. The largest part of the city of Louvain, especially the quarters of 'Ville Haute, ' comprising the modern houses, the Cathedral of St. Peter, the University Halls, with the whole library of the University with its manuscripts, its collections, the largest part of the scientific institutions and the town theatre were at the moment being consumed by flames. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  18. It seemed wonderfully regular, the way he put it; yet none the less, while she looked at it as judiciously as she could, the picture it made persisted somehow in being a combination quite distinct- an old woman and a little girl seated in deep silence on a battered old bench by the rampart of the haute ville. – What Maisie Knew by Henry James
  19. Although the Department of Haute- Marne was included in the armistice, the commandant of Langres had refused to recognize the authority of his Government. – The Franco-German War of 1870-71 by Count Helmuth, von Moltke