Usage examples for occident

  1. The Puritan leaven of prudery, and the stern, stolid, phlegmatic decorum of Knickerbockerdom mingle in that consummate flower of the nineteenth century occident, the 'American Girl', who pales and flushes at sight of the carnival of the undraped- in English art and literature. – At the Mercy of Tiberius by August Evans Wilson
  2. Octavius got the Occident, Antony the Orient. – Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern by Edgar Saltus
  3. But meanwhile there's the light upon the lotus Which waits to mingle with the light that shines Upon the Occident, take Jesus' light Where it is bright enough to mix with it And show no duller splendor? – Domesday Book by Edgar Lee Masters
  4. What worlds in the yet unformed Occident May come refined with accents that are ours." – Brief History of English and American Literature by Henry A. Beers
  5. On the border- line of the Orient and Occident it is built, on the mountain- heights overlooking both. – The Book of Khalid by Ameen Rihani
  6. From the Orient to the Occident, from Europe to America, this slow weaving of the thoughts, tastes and beliefs of people of widely different races has been going on, and forms, indeed, a history by itself. – The Interdependence of Literature by Georgina Pell Curtis
  7. The only way to explain its distinguishing features in the Occident is to study the environment in which it originated. – The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism by Franz Cumont
  8. There in that wretched little green safe were locked up thousands enough of dollars to tempt all the outlawry of the Occident to any deed of desperation that might lead to the capture of the booty, and with Donovan and his party away Feeny saw he had but half a dozen men for defence. – Foes in Ambush by Charles King
  9. Shall it breathe odor and languor from the orient, or chivalry from the occident? – The May Flower, and Miscellaneous Writings by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  10. Doubtless Greece determined the custom for all our Occident; but none the less might the modern world grow more sensible of the value of composure. – Essays by Alice Meynell
  11. It is beyond all dispute that Rome found the point of support of its military power in the Occident. – The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism by Franz Cumont
  12. Its charm is the charm of a vanished world- a charm strange, alluring, indescribable as the perfume of some flower of which the species became extinct in our Occident before the modern languages were born. – Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation by Lafcadio Hearn
  13. Let us ask ourselves how much of English or French or German or Italian literature could be fully understood without the slightest knowledge of the ancient and modern religions of the Occident. – Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation by Lafcadio Hearn
  14. It is a derivative from Kabian- oong, the proper appellation for the occident. – The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  15. The kings of India and China and the occident used to pay tribute to him and addressed him in their despatches as their 'Lord' out of fear and respect for him. – Iranian Influence on Moslem Literature, Part I by M. Inostranzev
  16. On an iron- bound promontory, whose jutting crags waved an eternal strife with the rolling billows, I saw the thick- scattered cottages of wealth and taste, seeming no bigger than the nest, which the tropical bird constructs in the sands of the desert, while around, on the tumbling expanse of waters, were glancing a thousand receding and approaching sails, bearing the riches of the orient or the occident, from shore to shore. – The Portland Sketch Book by Various
  17. The Orient and Occident, the male and female of the Spirit, the two great streams in which the body and soul of man are refreshed, invigorated, purified- of both I sing, in both I glory, to both I consecrate my life, for both I shall work and suffer and die. – The Book of Khalid by Ameen Rihani
  18. " The Orient dwells an exile in the Occident, and its tears of longing for home are the fountain- head of Jewish poetry," says a Christian scholar. – Jewish Literature and Other Essays by Gustav Karpeles
  19. The life of the Orient is built on different lines from that of the Occident. – India’s Problem Krishna or Christ by John P. Jones