Usage examples for Jeffries

  1. The work of Lieutenant Jeffries, who spent several months in a passage from Sydney to Van Diemen's Land, and who wrote much in praise of the native women, and the pleasures of a bush life, drew a pleasing picture. – The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2) by John West
  2. Winter had come- early January of 1785- when, in spite of short dark days and frosty air, M. Blanchard, accompanied by an American, Dr. Jeffries, determined on an attempt to cross the Channel. – The Dominion of the Air by J. M. Bacon
  3. It is said that at this critical moment Jeffries offered to throw himself into the sea, in order to save the life of his companion. – Wonderful Balloon Ascents or, the Conquest of the Skies by Fulgence Marion
  4. And also I'll give him for a bait the Jeffries estate I was hesitating about making a bid for. – The Heart's Kingdom by Maria Thompson Daviess
  5. Why don't you start something, Jeffries? – The Huntress by Hulbert Footner
  6. Parties en masse commit infamous actions which would cover a single man with shame and opprobrium; therefore when one man alone stands in his guilt before the eyes of the masses, he becomes a Robespierre, a Jeffries, a Laubardemont, a species of expiatory altar on which all secret guilts hang their ex- votos. – The Village Rector by Honore de Balzac
  7. And poor old Mr. Jeffries hath quite lost his head. – A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  8. Anne Jeffries confined in Bodmin gaol and starved by order of a justice of the peace. – A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 by Wallace Notestein
  9. That is the way Dr. Owen and Dr. Huxley, Dr. Agassiz and Dr. Jeffries Wyman, Dr. Gray and Dr. Charles T. Jackson settled the difficulty. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  10. When he at length consented to talk with Jeffries about coming to Sleepy Cat, the interview was of a positive sort on the one side and an obstinate sort on the other. – Nan of Music Mountain by Frank H. Spearman
  11. Louie found herself once more by the side of Mr. Jeffries. – The Story of Louie by Oliver Onions
  12. By the end of preparation the result was always the same- nothing done; and he and Jeffries both spent the last Saturday in exactly the same way. – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh
  13. But she must be just to Mr. Jeffries. – The Story of Louie by Oliver Onions
  14. Slowly Jeffries got up. – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh
  15. I think I ought to know what Mr. Jeffries may have thought." – The Story of Louie by Oliver Onions
  16. At Sleepy Cat, Jeffries, wild with impatience, was on the telephone. – Nan of Music Mountain by Frank H. Spearman
  17. " Thank you, sir," said Nickols, as he turned away towards father and Mr. Cockrell and Mr. Jeffries, who had come out on the porch with their cigars, and left him and me standing alone in the starlight. – The Heart's Kingdom by Maria Thompson Daviess
  18. Jeffries Wyman's lectures on Comp. – Notes of a Son and Brother by Henry James
  19. Mr. Jeffries and Miss Soames would have to come out by the same way they had entered, and Louie rather wanted to see them come out. – The Story of Louie by Oliver Onions
  20. Jeffries Mayberry was not to be left long in doubt as to what his fate was to be. – The Boy Scouts On The Range by Lieut. Howard Payson