Usage examples for neighbourhood

  1. We both like Scotland, and unfortunately we have fallen into the same neighbourhood. – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  2. It was very grave indeed in the neighbourhood of Mr. Butts. – The Magnetic North by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  3. Her position in the Mannering household, however, was as nothing to her position in the estate and the neighbourhood. – Elizabeth's Campaign by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  4. I please myself with the thoughts of her neighbourhood, for I love the girl mightily. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  5. In any case we ought to get some lancers over, to be in the neighbourhood at nightfall. – A Hero of Liége by Herbert Strang
  6. Acting upon the detective's instructions, there were several men in plain clothes ready to his call in the immediate neighbourhood. – The Old Man in the Corner by Baroness Orczy
  7. The whole neighbourhood would ring with it. – Leonore Stubbs by L. B. Walford
  8. I am asking now whether there is any other employer in this neighbourhood besides yourself. – Simon by J. Storer Clouston
  9. The building in the neighbourhood is, indeed, some of the best to be seen. – Highways and Byways in Surrey by Eric Parker
  10. Almost all the ladies in this neighbourhood have waited on them. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  11. And then the explanation came, and I knew I had found a frame of mind and body that belonged to Scotland, and particularly to the neighbourhood of Callander. – Vailima-Letters by Stevenson, Robert Louis
  12. To the joy or sorrow of the neighbourhood,- who knows now? – The-Love-Letters-of-Dorothy-Osborne-to-Sir-William-Temple-1652-54 by Osborne, Dorothy
  13. As if everybody in this neighbourhood didn't know Darsie by heart! – A College Girl by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  14. But there seemed little hope of anything so pleasant as that now, for Fanny's handsome house was in quite a fashionable neighbourhood, away from their old friends, and that would make a sad difference in many ways, she thought; and all this added much to her misgivings for the future. – Janet's Love and Service by Margaret M Robertson
  15. The next that I shall hear from him will be from round some corner in the neighbourhood of Galway. – The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope
  16. I happen to know that for a long time past he has been engaged in writing a history of the neighbourhood, and my house in particular which at one time was the property of his family. – The Childerbridge Mystery by Guy Boothby
  17. Others interpret " in the close neighbourhood of." – Hellenica by Xenophon
  18. A sorrowful event happened in the neighbourhood that night. – Hyperion by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow