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Usage examples for ILDEFONSO

  1. I speak of the Ildefonso Group at Madrid. – Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III. by John Symonds
  2. In spite of his family considering this chapel as their own, the seminarist felt himself more attracted by that of Saint Ildefonso close by, which contained the tomb of the Cardinal Albornoz. – The Shadow of the Cathedral by Vicente Blasco Ibañez
  3. The Spanish fleet and army were at the gates of Rio Grande when the Treaty of San Ildefonso was signed in 1777. The Portuguese definitely relinquished Colonia; Uruguay and the Seven Missions remained Spanish, but most of southern Rio Grande which the Portuguese had lost in 1763, as well as Santa Catharina, was restored to them. – The South American Republics Part I of II by Thomas C. Dawson
  4. In 1803, Bonaparte, the first consul of the French republic, ceded Louisiana to the United States, as fully and in the same manner as it had been retroceded to France by Spain in the treaty of San Ildefonso and, by virtue of this grant, Messieurs Madison, Monroe, Adams, Clay, Van Buren, and Jackson contended that the original limits of the state had been the Rio Grande. – History of the War Between Mexico and the United States, with a Preliminary View of its Origin, Volume 1 by Brantz Mayer
  5. Is it, then, possible that the Ildefonso marble may express, not the sacrifice, but the apotheosis of Antinous, and that the Genius who holds the two torches is conferring on him immortality? – Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III. by John Symonds
  6. After all is said, the Ildefonso marble, like the legend of Antinous, remains a mystery. – Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III. by John Symonds
  7. Looking for the Bourbons, we miss the first of them all, the melancholy Philip V, who would not lay him down among these Austrians, but sleeps with his second queen, the strong- willed Elizabeth Farnese, in his cloudy retreat of San Ildefonso within hearing of the fountains of La Granja. – Spanish Highways and Byways by Katharine Lee Bates
  8. We reached the valley and rattled by a sleepy village, where we were greeted by a chorus of outraged curs whose beauty- sleep we had disturbed, and then began the slow ascent of the hill where St. Ildefonso stands. – Castilian Days by John Hay
  9. M. Querini was at San Ildefonso at the time, and I told the porter that I wanted to speak to the secretary of embassy. – 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
  10. Napoleon, by dint of certain screws which he tightened on his Catholic Majesty, King Charles of Spain, in the Treaty of San Ildefonso on the 1st of October, 1800, got his plaything. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  11. Below are six doctors, consulting their books; they are not well characterized, being merely so many ideal heads in a mannered style; but I believe they represent the four Latin Fathers, with St. John Damascene and St. Ildefonso who were especial defenders of the doctrine. – Legends of the Madonna by Mrs. Jameson
  12. The Count de Estaing is expected at St Ildefonso in about a week, the Count being now at that place. – The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX by Various
  13. Then began the siege of the Black Mesa of San Ildefonso which lasted off and on for nine months. – The Spanish Pioneers by Charles F. Lummis
  14. I. Chapel of Saint Ildefonso – Cathedrals of Spain by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
  15. The projected bank employs so much of M. Cabarrus's time, and that of his clerks, that it is possible I may be obliged to follow the Court to St Ildefonso to which place the king removes the 14th instant, before I can obtain such a settlement of them, as may enable me to transmit the general account to Mr Jay, for his approbation. – The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX by Various
  16. Two other chapels are of especial interest: those of Saint Ildefonso and Santiago. – Cathedrals of Spain by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
  17. Nor was the Court much, if any, less numerous when the Royal Family removed in the summer to the lovely Palace of St. Ildefonso at La Granja- that castle in the air, which has no equal in Europe, hanging, as it does, among gardens, forests, rivers, and lakes, three thousand eight hundred and forty feet above the level of the sea. – Spanish Life in Town and Country by L. Higgin and Eugène E. Street