Usage examples for prentice

  1. " It was copied and commented upon by Prentice, and my sewing woman actually thought of answering it, thinking the place would suit her. – Bad Hugh by Mary Jane Holmes
  2. After the paper had gone to press, Prentice would generally come over to Tyler's office and start talking. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  3. Him and Miss Prentice are havin' dinner all by themselves, and they sure make a swell- lookin' pair. – Wilt Thou Torchy by Sewell Ford
  4. So Alice settled back to rest; but she was too popular to be let alone- a few days later came another invitation, this time from General Prentice and his family. – The Metropolis by Upton Sinclair
  5. And more than that, I was thinking of giving you warning, for I want your apartment for a new prentice, whom I expect from the country every hour. – The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smollett
  6. General Prentice had inquired kindly as to what Montague had seen in New York, and how he was getting along. – The Metropolis by Upton Sinclair
  7. And in another hour or so, the prentice boys of the master printer were calling in the streets the sale of the first English newspaper. – Moonbeams From the Larger Lunacy by Stephen Leacock
  8. Renoir was born in 1841, and in '54 bound prentice to a china- painter. – Since Cézanne by Clive Bell
  9. But probably most people are attracted to Prato chiefly by Donatello and Michelozzo's outdoor pulpit, the frieze of which is a kind of prentice work for the famous cantoria in the museum of the cathedral at Florence, with just such wanton boys dancing round it. – A Wanderer in Florence by E. V. Lucas
  10. But if Prentice had no knowledge of the tragedy, why did she not return to the castle? – Who? by Elizabeth Kent
  11. As a matter of fact, Mrs. Prentice and her daughter came on the fifth. – Project Gutenberg, Deep Waters, by W.W. Jacobs by W.W. Jacobs
  12. Henry Hirsh is down now, and Prentice is cut in two- oh, Lord! – The Story of the Amulet by E. Nesbit
  13. Miss Prentice said she did. – Project Gutenberg, Deep Waters, by W.W. Jacobs by W.W. Jacobs
  14. Lieutenant Abbot, and ensign Prentice, of the New South Wales corps, were the two officers under my command, and with three sergeants, three corporals, and thirty privates, completed the detachment. – A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench
  15. Poe and Prentice could use it, but I never could. – Remarks by Bill Nye
  16. Mr. John H. Prentice, for years the Treasurer of the Board, wise in counsel, of a liberal yet a watchful economy, of incorruptible integrity, passed from the earth two years ago; but to those who knew him his memory is as fresh as the verdure above his grave at Greenwood. – Opening Ceremonies of the New York and Brooklyn Bridge, May 24, 1883 by William C. Kingsley Seth Low Franklin Edson
  17. This is what I was doing in a particular month in either the year four or five- I can't certainly fix which, but it was long before I was took away from the sheepkeeping to be bound prentice to a trade. – Life's Little Ironies A set of tales with some colloquial sketches entitled A Few Crusted Characters by Thomas Hardy
  18. August Stout was appointed to collect the tickets, and Ned Prentice was to show the people to their seats. – The Bobbsey Twins in the Country by Laura Lee Hope
  19. While taking all due account of Virginia and New England, we cannot but note that it was in the West Indies where the " prentice hand" was first tried. – The West Indies and the Spanish Main [1899] by James Rodway
  20. Lieutenant O'Day was his name; and after he had left, General Prentice leaned over to Montague and told him a story. – The Metropolis by Upton Sinclair