Definitions of Negroes

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Usage examples for Negroes

  1. " That Christophe should have been able to make these negroes work for him as no people in the world have worked since the days when the Pharaohs of Egypt built the Pyramids. – Plotting in Pirate Seas by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  2. Marster gave his Negroes a pass for twelve months. – Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2 by Work Projects Administration
  3. He is very rich; and I am told he owns seven hundred negroes. – Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863 by Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle
  4. I really do not see how we could get along without the negroes. – The Marrow of Tradition by Charles W. Chesnutt
  5. Not all Negroes worked in the fields, however. – Domestic Life in Virginia in the Seventeenth Century Jamestown 350th Anniversary Historical Booklet Number 17 by Annie Lash Jester
  6. She says they lured Georgie into the cellar and had him beaten by negroes! – Penrod and Sam by Booth Tarkington
  7. Why should free negroes work? – The West Indies and the Spanish Main [1899] by James Rodway
  8. " If you please, sir," observed Jonathan, " one of the negroes is, I believe, a man." – The Pirate by Frederick Marryat
  9. " Dr. Zetterberg, even before the Reunited Nations evolved the idea of the African Development Project, it became obvious that the field work was going to have to be in the hands of Negroes. – Border, Breed Nor Birth by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  10. The negroes would ride upon them four at a time, and they would go very willingly. – The Life, Adventures & Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton by Daniel Defoe
  11. The alarm given by the negroes was given on the 29th day of August. – Red Eagle and the Wars With the Creek Indians of Alabama. by George Cary Eggleston
  12. Negroes cost from twenty to forty Pistoles. – Customs and Fashions in Old New England by Alice Morse Earle
  13. Can any of your negroes handle a rifle, Colonel? – A Lieutenant at Eighteen by Oliver Optic
  14. The negroes could not have done more for their master. – Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi by George H. Devol
  15. Biskaine followed him and the negroes came last. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  16. Forty- one of these were Indians and seven were negroes. – Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam by John S. C. Abbott
  17. Comparatively few of them became Slaveowners, and then but rarely owned more than one or two negroes. – The Struggle for Missouri by John McElroy
  18. The negroes said that she had a charm to make all she looked upon love her. – The Rector of St. Mark's by Mary J. Holmes
  19. " Sir," said the Judge, " I can point out negroes of intelligence and learning." – The Crisis, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009