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Usage examples for Porte

  1. The porte cochere stands open, go boldly through, past the concierge's box, and up the stairs to apartment number twelve, second floor. – The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
  2. War was declared by the Porte; and a series of negotiations, carried on during the autumn of 1798, united Russia, England, Turkey, and Naples in engagements of mutual support against the French Republic. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  3. Some of them ran after the Pasha and tried to urge their suits in a few rapid sentences, others went off with a sigh or a growl, resolving to repeat the visit another day, while Sanda himself was whirled along at full speed to the Sublime Porte, to hold council with the Ministers of State on the arrangements for the war that had by that time begun to rage along the whole line of the Lower Danube- the Russians having effected a crossing in several places. – In the Track of the Troops by R.M. Ballantyne
  4. On the last Saturday night of the Carnival, there was a special corso for the populace in the Avenue des Plantanes, the long splendid Avenue of plane trees just outside the Porte Notre Dame, which is the special glory of Perpignan. – The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol by William J. Locke
  5. At the Porte St. Martin, one finds vigorous touches of national character, and at the Gymnase, the fashionable place of resort, just at this moment, national traits polished by convention. – Recollections of Europe by J. Fenimore Cooper
  6. And I am bound to say that the manner in which our overtures were received by the Porte was encouraging, and more than encouraging. – Selected-Speeches-on-British-Foreign-Policy-1738-1914 by Jones, Edgar R. (Edgar Rees), Sir
  7. Therefore it would be advisable to send envoys to Tanis and enter into negotiations with the Sublime Porte. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  8. He pushed on as far as the Porte de Rome. – The Fortune of the Rougons by Emile Zola
  9. She went straightway to Paris, where, by posing as an exiled Polish patriot, she secured an engagement at the Porte St. Martin Theater. – Superwomen by Albert Payson Terhune
  10. All the truth Sir Gahalantine did tell, and Sir Mador de la Porte and Sir Mordred, for they were at that same tournament. – Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory
  11. He returned in 1828 and established a colony of trappers at La Porte, one of the oldest settlements in Colorado, and which is located near Ft. – Colorado--The Bright Romance of American History by F. C. Grable
  12. The square ruined towers known as the Porte Tavers are relics of the city's old walls and gates, and are all that are left to mark the ancient enclosure. – Castles and Chateaux of Old Touraine and the Loire Country by Francis Miltoun
  13. " This is the Porte de Pierre. – The Maids of Paradise by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
  14. Hardly had we been admitted through the door from the porte- cochere, than we were led through a hall to a library at the side of the house. – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve
  15. All this saw the warders on the wall of Utterhay; and they told the captain of the porte, and he came up on to the wall, and a man with him; and when he saw this bright company coming forth from the wood, he bade men to him, two score of them, all weaponed, and he did on his armour, and rode out- a- gates with them to meet those new- comers; and this he did, not because he did not see them to be but few, but because they came forth out of Evilshaw, and then doubted if they were trustworthy. – The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris
  16. Upon my election to the Legislature I made the acquaintance of Count La Porte who had been a professor of the French language at Cambridge. – Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1 by George Boutwell
  17. The sentinels stationed at the Porte Saint- Leonard refused to allow ingress to the strangers, and she was therefore obliged to exhibit the ministerial order. – The Chouans by Honore de Balzac
  18. He quickened his steps in the direction of the Porte de Rome. – The Fortune of the Rougons by Emile Zola
  19. Johnny La Porte was there. – Out of a Labyrinth by Lawrence L. Lynch
  20. On the western extremity of this level land is a small village, called, as usual in such cases, the Porte, or landing place. – An Old Sailor's Yarns by Nathaniel Ames
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