Usage examples for oversea

  1. And he laughingly speaks to them thus: Ye black- legged birds, With white wings, oversea flutterers! – Poems and Ballads of Heinrich Heine by Heinrich Heine
  2. An unequivocal stand is taken for the establishment, as a part of the treaty of peace, of a Universal Society of Nations; and recognizing that the future progress of democracy depends upon co- operation and fellowship between liberals of all countries, the maintenance of intimate relationships is advocated with liberals oversea. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  3. The truth of this appears from the fact that general command of the sea is not essential to all oversea operations. – Some Principles of Maritime Strategy by Julian Stafford Corbett
  4. Except for the fact that both Portugal and Spain allowed no trade with their oversea possessions in any ships but their own, the circumstances appeared to favor his enterprise. – Elizabethan Sea Dogs by William Wood
  5. All parts of my oversea dominions have thus demonstrated in the most unmistakable manner the fundamental unity of the empire amidst all its diversity of situation and circumstance. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  6. The governor and lieutenant- general of a vast oversea dominion could not degrade his office by living like a shopkeeper. – The Fighting Governor A Chronicle of Frontenac by Charles W. Colby Edited by George M. Wrong and H. H. Langton
  7. The great effort which really broke the Danish power forever in Ireland was at the battle of Clontarf, on Dublin Bay, Good Friday, 1014, when King Brian Boru, at the head of 30, 000 men, utterly defeated the Danes of Dublin and the Danes of oversea. – The Glories of Ireland by Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox
  8. I knew what it was like, over yonder in France, and I could tell American faithers and mithers what their boys maun see and do when the great transports took them oversea. – Between You and Me by Sir Harry Lauder
  9. The farmer- and that means every cultivator of the land- must have faith in the vital importance of his work and in the possibility of success; the townsman must see and believe that the future of the country, and with it his own prosperity, is involved in the revival of our agriculture and bound up with our independence of oversea supply. – Another Sheaf by John Galsworthy
  10. My peoples in the self- governing dominions have shown beyond all doubt that they whole- heartedly indorse the grave decision it was necessary to take, and I am proud to be able to show to the world that my peoples oversea are as determined as the people of the United Kingdom to prosecute a just cause to a successful end. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  11. For a long time the stream itself could accommodate quite easily the oversea and coasting traffic. – The Mirror of the Sea by Joseph Conrad
  12. So Iubdan bade them release him, and he fared away to Erinn oversea. – The High Deeds of Finn and other Bardic Romances of Ancient Ireland by T. W. Rolleston
  13. Then let that low moan be A while more easeful, trembling remote and strange, far oversea; So shall the easeless heart of love rest then, or only sigh, Hearing the swallows cry! – Poems New and Old by John Freeman
  14. We must have an oversea colony for these young men, and an Act of Parliament for the " preventive detention" of young offenders who are repeatedly convicted. – London's Underworld by Thomas Holmes
  15. He proved that the war was forced upon us; that on our side it was a defensive effort; and that despite the perverse conduct of Prussia and Spain, England had won notable gains oversea and might expect an advantageous peace, provided only that the nation persevered. – William Pitt and the Great War by John Holland Rose
  16. But Napoleon's oversea move of nine years later was rash in the extreme. – Terre Napoleon A history of French explorations and projects in Australia by Ernest Scott