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Usage examples for orleans

  1. When he was only eight years old it was decided that he should leave Paris and be sent to Orleans; this troubled him sorely, and in his great grief he found some little comfort in setting his lively fancy to work and to imagine what the new city would be like. – Modern Magic by Maximilian Schele de Vere
  2. First, a carriage accident, which she did not see, but she saw the result: a broken carriage, collected crowd, a figure gently raised and carried into the nearest house, and then a figure lying on the bed, which she recognized as the Duke of Orleans. – Studies in the Out-Lying Fields of Psychic Science by Hudson Tuttle
  3. You wish to go to New Orleans? – A Daughter of the Union by Lucy Foster Madison
  4. Yes, she had been to New Orleans. – At Fault by Kate Chopin
  5. A letter delivered at the post office to the stranger, it was ascertained, came by way of New Orleans. – The Good Time Coming by T. S. Arthur
  6. Led by a daring old sea captain the British war ships passed safely up the St. Lawrence and anchored off the Isle of Orleans a little below Quebec. – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  7. Besides this once, I have been in the Roman Catholic church frequently in France, and especially at Orleans on a Sunday afternoon, and have heard good music, but have never found my limbs tremble as you write that you have experienced. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag
  8. Philip of Orleans died almost immediately. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume I (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  9. He saw her at church in New Orleans. – Barbara Ladd by Charles G. D. Roberts
  10. Here then was all that could be desired, hill and plain, rich soil, fine scenery, plenty of first- rate timber, a maple- sugar camp, a good commercial situation, convenient to the best market in the West, with a river running past that would float any kind of boat or raft; and with steamboats passing and repassing at all hours of the day and night, to convey passengers or goods to any point between New Orleans and Pittsburg. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  11. Nevertheless, these " Companions of Death" fought at Orleans as few have fought since man walked this earth, and died as bravely as any in a government uniform. – The Last Hope by Henry Seton Merriman
  12. Head- quarters and 10 companies at New Orleans. – The History of the First West India Regiment by A. B. Ellis
  13. She said, " It is a new gentleman from New Orleans. – Tempest and Sunshine by Mary J. Holmes
  14. Do you remember Mrs. Plumer, the large, handsome woman from New Orleans, whom you saw when we dined at your Uncle Magot's last summer? – Trumps by George William Curtis
  15. Thou wilt abandon Orleans! – The Maid of Orleans A Tragedy by Frederich Schiller
  16. Perhaps to her aunt at Orleans, perhaps to Savigny, no matter where. – Fromont and Risler, Complete by Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  17. In the meantime there are certain works which have been commenced, some of them nearly completed, designed to protect our principal seaports from Boston to New Orleans and a few other important points. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  18. The Ambassador was splendidly entertained by the Duke of Orleans at St. Cloud, and by the Dauphin at Meudon. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 5 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  19. He knew the New Orleans detectives who had been employed on the ten thousand dollar robbery, and had everything to fear from them. – The Expressman and the Detective by Allan Pinkerton
  20. The wife of a Lord of St. Memin, provost of Orleans, being dead, her husband, believing that his ancestors had sufficiently impoverished themselves by giving to the monks, gave the brothers a present, which did not appear to them considerable enough. – The Bible: what it is by Charles Bradlaugh
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