Usage examples for invitation

  1. There was no name known to me in London from whom an invitation could have come which I should have thought a greater honour. – Life and Character of Richard Carlile by George Jacob Holyoake
  2. Two days later I got my invitation. – Gossamer 1915 by George A. Birmingham
  3. His mother called on mine, who returned the call- but there was no invitation for us to dine in Portland Place. – The Martian by George Du Maurier
  4. Dr. Watkins came out, too, by special invitation, but he asked if he might be permitted to pay a visit to Elisabeth while the rest were preparing the meal, in view of the fact that he was not skilled as a cook, and felt himself to be too old to learn in one lesson. – Ethel Morton's Holidays by Mabell S. C. Smith
  5. Therefore it was a surprised and delighted Clara who received her invitation the next day, and to Edna's great satisfaction all the good in the girl rose to the occasion. – A Dear Little Girl at School by Amy E. Blanchard
  6. It was less an invitation than a command. – The Betrayal by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  7. Philpot stayed to tea and accepted an invitation to spend Christmas Day with them, and to come to Frankie's party on the Monday after. – The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell
  8. Is Mr. Blood here on your invitation, Miss Baxter? – The Salamander by Owen Johnson
  9. In response to her rather dramatic invitation, Dick turned his head, and did as he was requested. – Lola by Owen Davis
  10. " A bit different, this, to the Newey Valley," he remarked, as he sat down without waiting for an invitation. – The Golden Web by Anthony Partridge
  11. Well, he said slowly, he has certainly been asking for trouble in one or two ways, and this seems another invitation. – Simon by J. Storer Clouston
  12. We were compelled to accept his invitation. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  13. So Montague gave him his address, and a day or two later came an invitation to lunch with him at his club. – The Metropolis by Upton Sinclair
  14. The old man was not proof against the invitation. – Witness For The Defence by A.E.W. Mason
  15. He carried his invitation card in his hand. – Roger Ingleton, Minor by Talbot Baines Reed
  16. I want you to send her an invitation for our party to- night. – Lady Windermere's Fan by Oscar Wilde
  17. I'd not likely have the luck to get another invitation right then to go riding with a friendly young lady. – Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West by William MacLeod Raine
  18. The Ethels were quite right when they guessed that he accepted the invitation because he hoped to see Miss Merriam there. – Ethel Morton's Holidays by Mabell S. C. Smith
  19. So, when he sent me that invitation, and I talked it over with Kirk, I thought I ought to accept it. – Frank Merriwell's Reward by Burt L. Standish