Usage examples for Keene

  1. Keene was so much more brilliant, interesting, attractive. – The Blue Flower, and Others by Henry van Dyke
  2. He affected neither a knowledge of literature nor of Continental art; he lived in England and for England, content to tell the story of his own country and the age he lived in; in a word, he worked and lived as did the Dutchmen of 1630. He lived pure of all foreign influence; no man's art was ever so purely English as Keene's; even the great Dutchmen themselves were not more Dutch than Keene was English, and the result is often hardly less surprising. – Modern Painting by George Moore
  3. Charles Keene, George du Maurier, Phil May, Raven Hill, Bernard Partridge- it is rather for the happy fidelity of their transcripts from life than for the artistic sureness of their hands that they are and will be remembered. – Frank Reynolds, R.I. by A.E. Johnson
  4. The original drawing was not a success, and had to be touched up by Keene. – The History of "Punch" by M. H. Spielmann
  5. Keene seated himself on the fallen log that served for a bridge and beckoned me to a place beside him. – The Blue Flower, and Others by Henry van Dyke
  6. You see, he had heard there was a company of sharpshooters in Keene, and it struck him this was a good way to be rid of a bad elephant, and get some advertising at the same time. – Careers of Danger and Daring by Cleveland Moffett
  7. It is doubtful if the public will ever realise how great an artist Keene was. – The History of "Punch" by M. H. Spielmann
  8. Josselin and I came to London at about the same time, and there again I saw much of him, and was immensely attracted by him, of course- as we all were, in the very pleasant little artistic clique you tell me you describe; but somehow I was never very intimate with him- none of us were, except, perhaps, Charles Keene. – The Martian by George Du Maurier
  9. Keene is learning the harp. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  10. There was nothing to take offence at, nothing on which one could lay a finger; only these singular alternations of mood which made Keene now the most delightful of friends, now an intimate stranger in the circle. – The Blue Flower, and Others by Henry van Dyke
  11. Though du Maurier fell short of Keene in breadth of inspiration, there were still aspects of life which he represented better than that master, phases of life which he approached with greater eagerness. – George Du Maurier, the Satirist of the Victorians by T. Martin Wood
  12. And book writing, said Mrs. Keene, so fatiguing! – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  13. Cele coodent do it or Keene and father had went down town. – Brite and Fair by Henry A. Shute
  14. One of the judges you have met before- Sir William Leader; the other was Mr. Justice Keene. – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  15. " Not at all," said Keene, quickly, " it was said in haste, I bear no grudge. – The Blue Flower, and Others by Henry van Dyke
  16. Keene paused with an air of growing good cheer. – A Prairie Infanta by Eva Wilder Brodhead
  17. The husband- Keene, his name is- came for me at daybreak, but it was too late. – A Prairie Infanta by Eva Wilder Brodhead
  18. And yet at Athens before the porch there called Peale, I saw with these eyes a jugler that swallowed up a two hand sword, with a very keene edge, and by and by for a little money that we who looked on gave him, hee devoured a chasing speare with the point downeward. – The Golden Asse by Lucius Apuleius
  19. Mr. Keene said he'd send it every month. – A Prairie Infanta by Eva Wilder Brodhead