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Usage examples for Killian

  1. We repeat, all hope of the survival of Robert Joy is now abandoned as the result of scientific data just released by Dr. Killian. – The Day of the Dog by Anderson Horne
  2. But Killian, who had caught sight of her eyes over the green rise at his feet, was hiding something behind his back. – The Field of Clover by Laurence Housman
  3. Vander Spiegel was his mother's family name; and he recollected to have heard her speak of this very Killian Vander Spiegel as one of her ancestors. – Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists by Washington Irving
  4. So Killian put heart into his deft hands, and presently had set to work. – The Field of Clover by Laurence Housman
  5. In a recent communication to the " Association" we had Bavarians acknowledging the Irish St. Killian as the apostle of their country. – Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry by Thomas Davis Commentator: T. W. Rolleston
  6. Killian Van Rensellaer was a nine day's wonder in New Amsterdam, for he carried a high head, looked down upon the portly, short- legged burgomasters, and owned no allegiance to the governor himself; boasting that he held his patroonship directly from the Lords States General. – Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete by Washington Irving
  7. Killian was getting quite rich in copper coin, so he sent some of it home to Grendel, that she might buy stock for the home that was so soon to be theirs. – The Field of Clover by Laurence Housman
  8. While the governor doubted and did nothing, the lordly Killian went on to complete his sturdy little castellum of Rensellaersteen, and to garrison it with a number of his tenants from the Helderberg, a mountain region famous for the hardest heads and hardest fists in the province. – Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete by Washington Irving
  9. Killian said to his partner: 'There is something the matter with the puppets to- day; they want careful handling. – The Field of Clover by Laurence Housman
  10. Of the 11, 7 are members of the Council on Foreign Relations- Canham, Conant, Gruenther, Hand, Killian, Pace, Wriston. – The Invisible Government by Dan Smoot
  11. The answer of Killian Van Rensellaer was in his own lordly style, " By wapen recht!" – Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete by Washington Irving
  12. In the meantime, while Wouter doubted, the lordly Killian went on to finish his fortress of Rensellaersteen, about which I foresee I shall have something to record in a future chapter of this most eventful history. – Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete by Washington Irving
  13. In the meantime the fierce feud between William the Testy and Killian Van Rensellaer, which at first had menaced deadly warfare, gradually cooled off, like many other war questions, in the prolonged delays of diplomacy. – Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete by Washington Irving
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