Usage examples for pacific

  1. Take the next required fact, that a State has refused to submit a dispute to the procedure for pacific settlement. – The Geneva Protocol by David Hunter Miller
  2. The currents of the Atlantic and Pacific would be altered in their directions and amounts. – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  3. The distance from the Pacific to the Atrato, through the channels mentioned, is only 60 geographical miles. – A General Plan for a Mail Communication by Steam, Between Great Britain and the Eastern and Western Parts of the World by James MacQueen
  4. The man tore along the streets to the Pacific railway station. – Recalled to Life by Grant Allen
  5. Had it not been for that bilious attack of yours you would have been with me, and, in that case, you would have recognised him, and we should have been spared this voyage across the Pacific. – A Crime of the Under-seas by Guy Boothby
  6. He talked to her for a few minutes, and then strolled along the beach with Carroll until they could look out upon the Pacific. – Vane of the Timberlands by Harold Bindloss
  7. There was none at all across the Pacific. – The Canadian Commonwealth by Agnes C. Laut
  8. He insisted on walking about the room and getting in the way, and on talking about the Mark Twain books he had read, and the people he had met from time to time who had known Mark Twain on the river, or on the Pacific coast, or elsewhere. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  9. We determined that it was our duty, in the first instance, to endeavour to preserve peace if possible for all the world: next, to endeavour to preserve peace between the nations whose pacific relations appeared most particularly exposed to hazard; and failing in this, to preserve at all events peace for this country; but a peace consistent with the good faith, the interests, and the honour of the nation. – Selected-Speeches-on-British-Foreign-Policy-1738-1914 by Jones, Edgar R. (Edgar Rees), Sir
  10. And how was this to be effected, when the principal posts, the keys of communication with the country, were in the hands of the rebels, while their fleet rode in the Pacific, the mistress of its waters, cutting off all approach to the coast? – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas by Prescott, William Hickling
  11. Then, near by, the great Pacific beat eternal measure on silver sands. – The Higher Court by Mary Stewart Daggett
  12. The remainder are smaller; mere rocky points sticking up out of the Pacific. – Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands by Charles Nordhoff
  13. Such a step, and such words, do great honor to the memory of the pacific prince who was at that time bearing the burden of the government of France. – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume II. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  14. Of course, that kind of a woman was bound to be shocked by the more free and easy life of the Pacific Coast. – Emerson's Wife and Other Western Stories Emerson's Wife -- Colonel Kate's Protégée -- The Kid of Apache Teju -- A Blaze on Pard Huff -- How Colonel Kate Won Her Spurs -- Hollyhocks -- The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of Johnson Sides -- A Piece of Wreckag by Florence Finch Kelly
  15. Roar, roar, great Pacific, roar! – The Song of the Exile--A Canadian Epic by Wilfred S. Skeats