Usage examples for mart

  1. Of all these rivers there is none which will not answer the purposes of commerce, at least to a very considerable extent; and as they join the Mississippi above New Orleans, it is evident that this city may be considered as the general mart of the whole. – The Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans 1814-1815 by G. R. Gleig
  2. Mr. Hunt established his mart in the lodge of the Big Man. – Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four by Charles H. Sylvester
  3. And it was known That Uncle Mart slipped up sometimes alone And drew the ladder in, to lie and moon Over some novel all the afternoon. – A Child-World by James Whitcomb Riley
  4. Everywhere I see around me rise the wondrous world of Art: Fountains wrought with richest sculpture standing in the common mart; And above cathedral doorways saints and bishops carved in stone, By a former age commissioned as apostles to our own. – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  5. He must sleep in Glasgow on that night, having business, or friends, or pleasure demanding his attention in that prosperous mart of commerce. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  6. I'll to the mart, and there for Dromio stay; If any ship put out, then straight away. – The-Comedy-of-Errors by Shakespeare, William
  7. The Union flag must wave over every spot- chapel, mart, institute, or ball- room- where two or three may meet together; and beyond the shadow of the enforced ensign there is little safety or comfort for man, woman, or child- for women least of all. – Border and Bastille by George A. Lawrence
  8. This is the result chiefly of the impulse which has been given to Louisville by her action in reference to lines of railroad, and other facilities of communication with distant points, as well as of the fact that a new energy has been infused into the commercial circles, and more vigorous efforts have consequently been made to afford to this city that reputation as a commercial mart, which she has long deserved. – The History of Louisville, from the Earliest Settlement till the Year 1852 by Ben Casseday
  9. Letters were received from New York announcing that a few miserable men, the remains of the colony which was to have been the garden, the warehouse, the mart, of the whole world, their bones peeping through their skin, and hunger and fever written in their faces, had arrived in the Hudson. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 5 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  10. The Portuguese established their mart in Brabant, and the spices of Calicut were displayed for sale in the markets of Antwerp. – The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete by Frederich Schiller
  11. This great mart lies at the very centre of the water communication which joins the Caspian and the Black seas to the Baltic and White seas, besides which it has direct railroad connection with Moscow and thence with the entire east of Europe. – Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia by Maturin M. Ballou
  12. With his white hair he was what in the mart is esteemed a failure. – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett
  13. There they were stripped and exposed for sale, the choicer specimens in a select part of a fashionable shop, the more ordinary types in the auction mart, where they were placed upon a stand or stone bench, were labelled with their age, nationality, defects, and accomplishments, and were sold either under a guarantee or without one. – Life in the Roman World of Nero and St. Paul by T. G. Tucker
  14. To this group may be added two more, which signify a mart, viz. – The Romance of Names by Ernest Weekley
  15. The English Vice- Consul of the latter city has sent quantities of goods to this mart, but these are exchanged only for senna and ivory. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  16. Fortunately the fine sands around Newquay have not yet become a mart for sweetmeats and cocoanuts, nor are they the happy hunting ground of the negro minstrel and other troupes of fantastic entertainers. – The Cornish Riviera by Sidney Heath
  17. New Orleans was then the sole mart of the West, for the Erie Canal had not been dug to convert the Great, Lakes into a colossal commercial highway. – The Struggle for Missouri by John McElroy
  18. Weeds thrive on them who made the world a mart Of human flesh, plants force their joints apart. – Poems by Victor Hugo
  19. " We can carry thirty muleys if they ain't nervous," replied the brother called Mart. – Dwellers in the Hills by Melville Davisson Post
  20. Hated it, too, as a mart where men were bought and sold, for the wording of those articles ran in her head as though some priest of evil were chanting them in her ears. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill