Usage examples for quai

  1. " Master St. Peter," said the smith, " I am Smetse Smee, who in his lifetime lived at Ghent on the Quai aux Oignons, and now prays you to let him enter your good Paradise." – Flemish Legends by Charles de Coster
  2. I inhabit the Quai Voltaire. – The Lion's Share by E. Arnold Bennett
  3. The plates which I saw at Mr. Frere's, bookseller, upon the Quai de Paris, from the drawings of Langlois, were very inadequate representations of the building. – A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume One by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  4. " No, Madame," returned Calvert, calmly, as they skated slowly toward the Quai des Tuileries, " but 'tis a pleasure to be of service to you." – Calvert of Strathore by Carter Goodloe
  5. Cercle Massena, Quai St. Jean. – The South of France--East Half by Charles Bertram Black
  6. W. told him he could settle himself as soon as he liked at the Quai d'Orsay, as we should go at once, and would sleep at our house on Wednesday night. – My First Years As A Frenchwoman, 1876-1879 by Mary King Waddington
  7. And, lastly, the idea had grown upon him at the Quai d'Orsay that Ministers are neither able nor willing to do very much. – A Mummer's Tale by Anatole France
  8. As the great man ceased speaking, the carriage drew up on the Quai des Augustins; the young lawyer thanked his generous patron for the two lifts he had conferred on him, and then knocked at his door pretty loudly, for the bitter wind blew cold about his calves. – A Second Home by Honore de Balzac
  9. Read your letter, dear, she replied, and when you have read it, if you care to impart its contents to me, come to- night to my lodgings, Quai de la Ferraille, above the saddler's shop. – El Dorado by Baroness Orczy
  10. We had much more receiving and entertaining to do at the Quai d'Orsay than at any other ministry, and were obliged to go out much more ourselves. – My First Years As A Frenchwoman, 1876-1879 by Mary King Waddington
  11. As heedless of time and place he moved up the Quai to the gangway and so gained the esplanade; where pausing he thrust a trembling hand into his trouser pocket. – The Black Bag by Louis Joseph Vance
  12. I live very modestly, on the sixth floor, on Quai Jemmapes, facing the bridge, at the corner of Faubourg du Temple. – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  13. Soon after I went away with the abbe, whom I dropped at the Quai de la Ferraille, and I then went to beg a dinner at Calsabigi's. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  14. It will be seen that it was a terribly true inscription on the bit of pasteboard hanging from the neck of the beggar haunting the Quai des Celestines. – Curiosities of Impecuniosity by H. G. Somerville
  15. In his impatience to realize the project, he strode off at once for the Quai de la Ferraille, where Desmahis lived over a glazier's shop. – The Gods are Athirst by Anatole France
  16. When they dined with us at the Quai d'Orsay W. and I went to the top of the great staircase to meet them, exactly as we did for the Prince and Princess of Wales. – My First Years As A Frenchwoman, 1876-1879 by Mary King Waddington
  17. With Cambaceres on his left, and Lebrun in the front of the carriage, the First Consul traversed a part of Paris, taking the Rue de Thionville; and the Quai Voltaire to the Pont Royal. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  18. At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on the Quai d'Orsay, there is more quietude. – The Soul of the War by Philip Gibbs
  19. Pulling back the curtains from one of the windows, she opened it and stepped out on a balcony, where the long strip of the Quai d'Orsay stretched below her, in gray and silent emptiness. – The Inner Shrine by Basil King
  20. Here we are at the Quai,- that's the hotel yonder. – A Woman's Will by Anne Warner