Usage examples for iberian

  1. The people pride themselves on being " the oldest race in Europe," and are, no doubt, the direct descendants of the original and unconquered inhabitants of the Iberian Peninsula. – Spanish Life in Town and Country by L. Higgin and Eugène E. Street
  2. There are not a dozen shops where the clerks speak even good pidgin English, most signs are in Spanish, the lists of voters on the walls are chiefly of Iberian origin, the very county officers from sheriff down- or up- are names the average American could not pronounce, and the saunterer in the streets may pass hours without hearing a word of English. – Tramping Through Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras Being the Random Notes of an Incurable Vagabond by Harry A. Franck
  3. Whate'er Iberian mines or Tagus bring to day, Or Arimaspians from golden sands May gather, had they seized; still had they thought Their guilt too cheaply sold. – Pharsalia; Dramatic Episodes of the Civil Wars by Lucan
  4. Don Juan Montefalderon was a grave and thoughtful man, of pure Iberian blood. – Jack Tier or The Florida Reef by James Fenimore Cooper
  5. When the man is a mere dot in the distance, the other man does not shout at him and ask whether he had a university education, or whether he is quite sure he is purely Teutonic and not Celtic or Iberian. – The New Jerusalem by G. K. Chesterton
  6. These Europeans, proceeding from the Iberian Peninsula east and west, found the peoples of the new worlds clothed with a material of which they knew nothing. – The-Romance-of-Industry-and-Invention by Cochrane, Robert
  7. Of the original inhabitants of what is now Portugal little is known, but that they were more Celtic than Iberian seems probable from a few Celtic words which have survived, such as Mor meaning great as applied to the Capella Mor of a church or to the title of a court official. – Portuguese Architecture by Walter Crum Watson
  8. The canoe slid up to the pile- bound bank, and the two white men who got out strode towards the residency, which was characteristic, since on a day of that kind an Iberian would certainly have sauntered. – Long Odds by Harold Bindloss
  9. Now the compliments men offer a lady in the Iberian Peninsula are as a rule artistically involved, but the girl laughed. – Long Odds by Harold Bindloss