Usage examples for Persians

  1. But not without a fearful blow To Persians dealt, and their undying shame. – The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi by Giacomo Leopardi
  2. Slavery had existed from the first ages of the world, not only in Africa, but throughout the habitable globe, among the Persians, Greeks, and Romans; and he would compare, with great advantage to his argument, the wretched condition of the slaves in these ancient states with that of those in our colonies. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839) by Thomas Clarkson
  3. The Persians discovered a secret path upward. – A Victor of Salamis by William Stearns Davis
  4. On the overthrow of Babylon by the Persians, who nourished a traditional hatred for its idolatry, the Chaldean priesthood fled to Pergamos, in Asia Minor, and made it the headquarters of their religion.... – Bible-Readings-for-the-Home-Circle by
  5. Do you like Persians? – The Dark Flower by John Galsworthy
  6. There are many Persians in India. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  7. Soon Appelles arrives, young and vigorous and full of enthusiasm: he has led a host against the Persians and won the battle; he is the pet of fortune, rich, honoured, believed, 'Master of Palmyra'. – The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Last Updated: February 18, 2009
  8. According to the old Persians, the sphere has an active soul. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  9. But why should I have doubted what Popof told me, and why should Popof have suspected what the Persians had told him regarding this Yen Lou? – The Adventures of a Special Correspondent by Jules Verne
  10. The Persians has been placed second in this volume, as the oldest play whose date is certainly known. – Suppliant Maidens and Other Plays by AEschylus
  11. The Persians cultivate the plant principally for their own use. – Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce by E. R. Billings
  12. So the Persians say." – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  13. Persians, our host has perished utterly. – Specimens of Greek Tragedy Aeschylus and Sophocles by Goldwin Smith
  14. They are dressed in a fine tan- coloured woollen stuff, the dress of the men being of the same form as that of the other Persians. – Les Parsis by D. Menant
  15. He learned to admire the valiant, magnanimous lords of the Persians. – A Victor of Salamis by William Stearns Davis
  16. For though the citizens wear their shoes in the Bakia, they are much offended at seeing the Persians follow their example. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton