Usage examples for manuscripts

  1. Indeed, manuscripts suffer much humiliation, doubtless little suspected of the world. – Walking-Stick Papers by Robert Cortes Holliday
  2. He was so fortunate as to escape with his beloved manuscripts in his hand. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  3. Some of our most precious manuscripts are of this character. – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows
  4. The library of Lucullus was, we are told, " open to all," and it would be interesting to know how many precious manuscripts remained ultimately in the great patrician's villa. – Americans and Others by Agnes Repplier
  5. All Scharnhoff cares about is some manuscripts he thinks he'll find. – Jimgrim and Allah's Peace by Talbot Mundy
  6. I have his favourite dog and his pistols to this day, and several of his manuscripts, which he gave to me at different times. – Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists by Washington Irving
  7. It was found among his many papers and unfinished manuscripts. – Representative Plays by American Dramatists: 1856-1911: The Moth and the Flame by Clyde Fitch
  8. Put out the manuscripts that I brought. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  9. I won't set up of nights copying your manuscripts, nor watch hour after hour at a window wasting my time and neglecting everybody because I want to see your worship walk down the street with your hat cocked! – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  10. In one of his manuscripts, written long after his marriage, having accidentally mentioned Miss Chaworth as " my M. A. C." " Alas!" – Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey by Washington Irving
  11. These manuscripts show how she spared herself no pains to prepare a message. – The Angel Adjutant of "Twice Born Men" by Minnie L. Carpenter
  12. A year afterwards, all at court was in disorder,- armed men supplied the service of young girls, and Sibyll, with a purse of broad pieces, soon converted into manuscripts, was sent back to her father's desolate home. – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  13. Do you remember that evening, not so long ago, when you let me 'browse', as you called it, among Uncle Zed's books and manuscripts?" – Dorian by Nephi Anderson
  14. In the third there was a reader wanted to correct manuscripts and proofs, and as Mr. Hogarth was supposed to be the person applying for the employment, he was asked his qualifications. – Mr. Hogarth's Will by Catherine Helen Spence
  15. For a time his manuscripts remained untouched; the door of his study she kept locked. – Fragments of an Autobiography by Felix Moscheles
  16. Commonly at that time manuscripts seem to have been passed around and much read before they were published. – The Story of Pocahantas by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  17. " I think of you at different times in the day, and try to picture you, sometimes in the study, sometimes reading to Aunt Augustus, sometimes late in the evening sitting on the large sofa, with all your manuscripts on the table, and good Lea coming in to put up the curtains. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  18. There is, however, no lack of other manuscripts of the Augsburg Confession. – Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church by Friedrich Bente