Usage examples for nations

  1. But in all nations such literature is a natural growth of the mind, and would arise equally if the French literature had never existed. – Biographical Essays by Thomas de Quincey
  2. It was most important, then, that these two nations should be united in council, and should stand shoulder to shoulder as their great enemy advanced. – History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  3. Nations will have to say this one day, as well as men. – The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians by G. G. Findlay
  4. And so we took the side of the weaker nations again. – The Boy Scout Aviators by George Durston
  5. How do the European nations acquire these 'spheres of influence' in China? – Peking Dust by Ellen N. La Motte
  6. " You lead the nations to Death," Wilfrid said to them. – Seraphita by Honore de Balzac
  7. Listen awhile ye nations, and be dumb. – Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends by John Keats
  8. These were called the Five Nations and they too claimed the right to hunt in the Valley. – Legends of the Skyline Drive and the Great Valley of Virginia by Carrie Hunter Willis Etta Belle Walker
  9. You will remember that the United States had decided not to join the League of Nations.... – The Invisible Government by Dan Smoot
  10. 11: 7. 9. What did Babylon give to the nations to drink? – Bible-Readings-for-the-Home-Circle by
  11. Consequently, all slaves will be careful to sail under the flag of one of these latter nations, and thus avoid the danger of losing life as well as property, in the event of capture. – Journal of an African Cruiser by Horatio Bridge
  12. I look back, indeed, with honest comfort on a struggle which changed the history of three nations, but I am sure that the war did more for me than I for it. – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell
  13. What puts death between the nations? – The Forerunners by Romain Rolland
  14. You have seen whole nations in the mass reduced to a condition of the same distress. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.) by Edmund Burke
  15. In the dealings of nations, as of individuals, feelings often count for more than interests. – William Pitt and the Great War by John Holland Rose
  16. Also a hundred and fifty of the Jews and rulers, beside those who came to us from other nations, were fed at my table. – The Children's Bible by Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent
  17. Two powerful nations like France and Spain would be too much to have on their hands at once. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  18. But the Christian nations of the earth were weighed in the balance of Divine wrath and found wanting. – City of Endless Night by Milo Hastings
  19. The inscription on the stone is " To the Brave of both Nations." – Northumberland Yesterday and To-day by Jean F. Terry
  20. But they owe it to themselves and to the other nations of the world to state the conditions under which they will feel free to render it. – My Three Years in America by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff