Usage examples for MAU

  1. 2973 Mau, Pompeii, pp. – Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius by Samuel Dill
  2. Therefore the wagon started on up the Mau at six o'clock. – African Camp Fires by Stewart Edward White
  3. Nor, again, can we accept as in any degree adequate the cause assigned by Mau for the odd orientation of the streets next to the east side of the Forum. – Ancient Town-Planning by F. Haverfield
  4. And adieu, Madame de- Mau- ginot! – The Chevalier d'Auriac by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
  5. 1030. But Mau, p. – Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius by Samuel Dill
  6. Mau- go- ran, the father of the native girl who lived with the clergyman, bad a bad wound on the back of his head, which he told the surgeon who dressed it, was done by a spear: it seems a dispute had taken place amongst these people, about sharing the whale, in which several lives were lost, and this man got his wound; and on the girl naming to her father a youth at - Kay- yee- my, who she said would marry her, he told her not to go there, for they had quarrelled, and would throw spears, and that they would also throw spears at any white man; indeed, if this man's information could be depended on, the natives were very angry at so many people being sent to Rose- hill; certain it is, that wherever our colonists fix themselves, the natives are obliged to leave that part of the country. – An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island by John Hunter
  7. All else belongs to the domain of the guide- book or of the expert- to the latter more than to the former, since the best of guide- books is a sorry companion to a man who has neglected the works of Helbig or August Mau. – Naples Past and Present by Arthur H. Norway
  8. 40; Mau, Pompeii, p. – Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius by Samuel Dill
  9. He had a buffalo that ploughed his fields, and it is true that occasionally, tired with the day's work, he had ridden home on its back when the sun sank into the west, but he was sure that if he got on the back of a horse it would immediately divine that he was ignorant of the art of riding, did not mau as he said, and he would be thrown to the ground and hurt, killed maybe. – Shan Folk Lore Stories from the Hill and Water Country by William C. Griggs
  10. In the country between the Mau Escarpment and the Narossara Mountains we found the feed eaten down to the earth two months before the next rainy season. – African Camp Fires by Stewart Edward White
  11. Mau- ika taught Maui the kinds of wood into which when fire went out on the earth a fire goddess had thrown sparks in order to preserve fire. – Legends of Ma-ui--a demi god of Polynesia, and of his mother Hina by W. D. Westervelt
  12. The officer who attended us advised us to return in sedan chairs, an offer which we accepted; but the bearers were stopped every moment by the crowd, in order that every one might satisfy his curiosity by thrusting his head in at the window, and exclaiming, with a grin, Hung- mau! – Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton by John Barrow
  13. Then the rain had come on, and he had been unwilling to attempt the Mau while the footing was slippery. – African Camp Fires by Stewart Edward White
  14. He adds that many villages derive their names from these stones, " mau" signifying " stone:" thus " Mausmai" is " the stone of oath," because, as his native informant said, " there was war between Churra and Mausmai, and when they made peace, they swore to it, and placed a stone as a witness;" forcibly recalling the stone Jacob set up for a pillar, and other passages in the old Testament: " Mamloo" is " the stone of salt," eating salt from a sword's point being the Khasia form of oath: " Mauflong" is " the grassy stone," etc. – Himalayan Journals V2. by J. D. Hooker
  15. I am especially grateful for the permission to use so considerable a number of illustrations from the Pompeii of Mau- Kelsey, from Professor Waldstein's Herculaneum, and from Lanciani's New Tales of Old Rome. – Life in the Roman World of Nero and St. Paul by T. G. Tucker
  16. 5836. 1382 Mau, Pompeii, p. – Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius by Samuel Dill