Usage examples for PRIX

  1. Baron Repstein, the company- promoter and racing- man, whose colt Etna won the Derby and the Grand Prix this year, has been victimized by his wife. – The Confessions of Arsène Lupin by Maurice Leblanc
  2. The actors from Paris were: For tragedy, Messieurs Saint- Prix and Talma and Mademoiselle Georges. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  3. During the same year he attempted to win the " prix de Rome" and gained honours for his sketch. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  4. The Grand Prix is over. – Atlantida by Pierre Benoit
  5. The director had recourse to this measure through the fault of the prix de Rome themselves, who, over and over again, either had nothing ready for him or else submitted works entirely unsuitable for the house. – The Operatic Problem by William Johnson Galloway
  6. And I am sure it did; but the Grand Prix was not awarded that year, so that the composer had to wait twelve months before winning the coveted honour. – Shakespeare and Music by Christopher Wilson
  7. This flutter heralded and followed the passing of a white touring- car with the procession one afternoon, just before the Grand Prix, though it needed no boulevard celebrity to make the man who lolled in the tonneau conspicuous. – The Guest of Quesnay by Booth Tarkington
  8. For the last fifteen years, had I known as much the night before the Grand Prix was run as I did the next afternoon, I would be passing rich. – Notes of a War Correspondent by Richard Harding Davis
  9. " Prix Laroux," he said, turning to his new acquisition, " we will get to the work of our contract." – The Maid of the Whispering Hills by Vingie E. Roe
  10. Opposite the altar- pedestal, stood the single piece of furniture in this strange room: a long, low couch of Spanish leather, violet in color, placed so that the occupant could gaze directly upon the figure finally lifted to the pedestal prepared for her: an exquisite modern statue of Aphrodite of old, which had won a young Frenchman the Prix de Rome, and was compared by those authorities not inimical to the sculptor, to be worthy of the chisel of Praxiteles. – The Genius by Margaret Horton Potter
  11. If it is a reproach to our great Ecoles that they have not produced men superior to other educational establishments, it is still more shameful that the grand prix of the Institute has not as yet furnished a single great painter, great musician, great architect, great sculptor; just as the suffrage for the last twenty years has not elected out of its tide of mediocrities a single great statesman. – The Village Rector by Honore de Balzac
  12. Having won the second prize twice, he finally carried off the Grand Prix de Rome itself. – Shakespeare and Music by Christopher Wilson
  13. The Bois has two race- courses, but it is at Longchamp that the principal races are run- the Grand Prix and the Conseil Municipal. – A Wanderer in Paris by E. V. Lucas
  14. Why have you not got rid of the boy, Count St. Prix? – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  15. I knew the car wouldn't be there for us until after the Prix du Cadran. – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett