Usage examples for iberian

  1. Thrice had the sun, 'Merg'd in th' Iberian sea, unyok'd his steeds; And the fourth night the glittering stars had shone; When o'er the fire, pure water from the stream, And powerless plants, the false Medea plac'd. – The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidus Naso in English blank verse Vols. I & II by Ovid
  2. Looking at their mother watching her little ones at their frolics with dark shining eyes- the small oval- faced brown- skinned woman with blackest hair- I could but say that she was an Iberian pure and simple, and that her children were like her. – Afoot in England by W.H. Hudson
  3. 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
  4. Wurst Farm and Winnipeg, Bremen Redoubt and Gallipoli, Iberian and Delva Farm, are strongholds round which many desperate little battles, led by young subalterns or sergeants, have taken place on the last day of July and on many days since. – From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917 by Philip Gibbs
  5. 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
  6. For we must not forget, in connection with this, that the Basque language was once the language of all Spain, that which the Iberian spoke, and which has no direct relation to Sanskrit. – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz
  7. This valley knew thee many a year ago; Thy shrine was built by simpleness of heart; And from the wound called life thou drew'st the smart: Unquiet kings came to thee and the sad poor- Thou gavest them peace; Far as the Sultan and the Iberian shore Thy faith and abnegation gave release. – Lundy's Lane and Other Poems by Duncan Campbell Scott
  8. From violet Provence comes the Troubadour; 60 Ferrara sends her clarion- sounding son; Comes from Iberian halls the turban'd Moor With cymbals chiming to the clarion; And, with large stride, amid the gaudier throng, Stalks the vast Scald of Scandinavian song. – The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P. by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  9. 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
  10. The Celti- gallic, Celt- Iberian Carthagenian, Roman, Vandalic, Visigothic, and Moorish blood have mingled again in Mexico and Peru with the Indian, and in some cases have been dashed even with the Negro. – History of the War Between Mexico and the United States, with a Preliminary View of its Origin, Volume 1 by Brantz Mayer
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Don Juan Montefalderon was a grave and thoughtful man, of pure Iberian blood. – Jack Tier or The Florida Reef by James Fenimore Cooper
  15. 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
  16. The mind readily goes back through these to the palmy prehistoric times from which the town emerged to mention in Ptolemy, and then begins to work forward past Iberian and Roman and Goth and Moor to the Castilian kings who made it their residence in the eleventh century. – Familiar Spanish Travels by W. D. Howells
  17. And isn't it Caesar himself who declares, " Better be first in a little Iberian village than second in Rome?" – The New North by Agnes Deans Cameron
  18. 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