Usage examples for Negroes

  1. 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
  2. " 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
  3. Biskaine followed him and the negroes came last. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  4. Negroes cost from twenty to forty Pistoles. – Customs and Fashions in Old New England by Alice Morse Earle
  5. " If you please, sir," observed Jonathan, " one of the negroes is, I believe, a man." – The Pirate by Frederick Marryat
  6. Can any of your negroes handle a rifle, Colonel? – A Lieutenant at Eighteen by Oliver Optic
  7. I really do not see how we could get along without the negroes – The Marrow of Tradition by Charles W. Chesnutt
  8. " 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
  9. The negroes could not have done more for their master. – Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi by George H. Devol
  10. 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
  11. Comparatively few of them became Slaveowners, and then but rarely owned more than one or two negroes – The Struggle for Missouri by John McElroy
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. She says they lured Georgie into the cellar and had him beaten by negroes – Penrod and Sam by Booth Tarkington
  15. Forty- one of these were Indians and seven were negroes – Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam by John S. C. Abbott
  16. 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
  17. About three fourths of our Negroes live in the rural districts. – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson
  18. 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
  19. Why should free negroes work? – The West Indies and the Spanish Main [1899] by James Rodway
  20. " Sir," said the Judge, " I can point out negroes of intelligence and learning." – The Crisis, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009