Usage examples for migration

  1. Those which indicate elements of the migration other than Angle or Saxon. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  2. And as they imagined every migration to have been a warlike expedition, they have represented Myrina as making great conquests; and what is extraordinary, going over the same ground, only in a retrograde direction, which Osiris had just passed before. – A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume II. (of VI.) by Jacob Bryant
  3. But the convenience of living in the Old World is so great, and it is such a trial and such a risk to keep crossing the ocean, that it seems altogether likely that a considerable current of re- migration will gradually develop itself among our people. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  4. As I have said, migration was at an end, yet here I had stumbled upon a Bay of Butterflies. – Edge of the Jungle by William Beebe
  5. By the time this migration occurs, the young fish have grown to six or seven inches in length, and are called " tinkers." – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  6. It appears to me highly improbable, that emancipation would be followed by the migration of the emancipated. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  7. Obviously, however, the drive was dependent on great stretches of open country, with free grazing and free access to water, and it is also manifest that these conditions could not long endure in the face of constant westward migration. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  8. The great tide of migration has turned northward. – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  9. Then came once more those strangers leading long Migration of their subject folk. – Poems New and Old by John Freeman
  10. My impression is that this migration takes place at night or before sunrise, for it was only early in the morning that I have seen them progressing, and I found that those I brought away with me in chatties appeared quiet by day, but a large proportion managed to get out of the chatties at night- some escaped altogether, others were trodden on and killed. – Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon by J. Emerson Tennent
  11. We must create a new rural environment which will not only stem the migration to urban centers, but reverse it. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  12. Do these different dates, in such distant districts, prove anything for or against migration ? – The-Natural-History-of-Selborne by White, Gilbert
  13. Toward the beginning of migration, these two periods of activity decline somewhat. – A Quantitative Study of the Nocturnal Migration of Birds. Vol.3 No.2 by George H. Lowery.
  14. With freedom of migration among universities, a student by moving from place to place can thus secure any combination of specialized courses which best fits his requirements. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  15. Our childhood was varied by a good deal of migration. – Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life by Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
  16. What's that about migration of tribes? – Red Money by Fergus Hume
  17. At all events, as they were approaching the station he asked, and without a trace of feeling, whether there were any orders for him with reference to the proposed migration. – Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah
  18. The whole thing suggests more a national migration than the march of an army. – With Rimington by L. March Phillipps