Dictionary.net

Loading...

Usage examples for lands

  1. As for me, said Sir Launcelot, for all the lands that ever my father left me I would not have hurt Sir Tristram an I had known him at that time; that I hurt him was for I saw not his shield. – Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory
  2. " Here's a welcome to your ancestors' lands! – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  3. None of the lands in England will answer to this description. – An Essay on the Principle of Population by Thomas Malthus
  4. We men have read the one; The other needs a spirit- look, in lands beyond the sun. – Love Letters of a Violinist and Other Poems by Eric Mackay
  5. And, dreaming of the lands I had never seen, I'd sit on there, watching till they were out of sight. – The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
  6. Now it's home again, and home again, our hearts are turning west, Of all the lands beneath the sun America is best. – The Poems of Henry Van Dyke by Henry Van Dyke
  7. How charming to be able to travel to other lands! – The Sand-Hills of Jutland by Hans Christian Andersen
  8. When you have more money than you need in your business buy good farm lands out west, or good timber lands. – Dollars and Sense by Col. Wm. C. Hunter
  9. And so they came to the lands of foreign kings, with nothing to offer for the hospitality that was given them but a sword; and it usually was a sword with which kings were well content. – Tales of War by Lord Dunsany
  10. And what vexed him more than all was, that though the young ladies throughout all his lands did their best to make the Prince fall in love with them, he would have nothing to say to any of them, and told his father he did not wish to marry. – The Red Fairy Book by Various
  11. But to visit foreign lands is not our real need, for if we fail to see the common beauty everywhere about us how much can we hope to find in a strange land? – See America First by Orville O. Hiestand
  12. And the months had seemed as weeks, so rapidly had they flown past, until here was the day before the wedding, with Nan's new boxes standing in the corner ready packed for that wonderful journey to foreign lands of which she had dreamed all her life long. – A Houseful of Girls by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  13. Neither is there public forest, or any forest, between Bontoc and Tukukan, and Bontoc and Titipan, though there are public lands. – The Bontoc Igorot by Albert Ernest Jenks
  14. And the danger of this House was accounted the greatest danger of all those Lands. – The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson
  15. Well, Long Bill, he's quite a piece away from the bad lands by now. – Prairie Flowers by James B. Hendryx
  16. They're headin' for the bad lands. – Prairie Flowers by James B. Hendryx
  17. Sir Peregrine had endeavoured to keep him at home by giving up the property into his hands; but neither for grandfather, nor for mother, nor for lands and money would he remain in the neighbourhood of Noningsby. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  18. In other words, we were to decide the dispute ourselves and go to war on Great Britain if we found her in possession of lands which in our opinion did not belong to her. – Contemporary American History, 1877-1913 by Charles A. Beard
  19. Then the lands were beautiful and rich, in May. – Rosinante to the Road Again by John Dos Passos
  20. Ten dollars is high for good farm lands; for cattle runs four dollars is good. – The Major by Ralph Connor
X