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Usage examples for QUES

  1. The search party marched back in triumph to Lourenco Marques, escorting Rhodes and his companions as prisoners. – Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer by W. C. Scully
  2. He and his neighbour, the Prince de Carmona, unknown to each other, loved two sisters, the daughters of the Marques de Montalban. – A Poached Peerage by William Magnay
  3. In the meantime a man at Lourenco Marques who was in Herbert Rhodes's confidence dispatched a swift runner ahead to warn Rhodes of his danger. – Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer by W. C. Scully
  4. The following is a translated specimen:- Ques – A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall
  5. About the same time the Uitlanders from the Transvaal reached Lorenzo Marques, and, in order to calm the Portuguese mind, every one of the thousands of men and women who took part in that exodus was compelled to pay a transit tax, ranging from eight shillings to a sovereign, according to the size of the tip tendered to the official. – With the Boer Forces by Howard C. Hillegas
  6. On arriving at Lourenco Marques in 1874 I met a man named Good, whom I had known slightly up country. – Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer by W. C. Scully
  7. He went down with fever at the poisonous Mattol Marsh, about thirty miles from Delagoa Bay, in 1873. His mate went on to Lourenco Marques to get supplies and hire bearers, leaving the sick man alone in a small tent, with a limited supply of food and water. – Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer by W. C. Scully
  8. When at last he arrived in Lorenzo Marques he at once sought out the English Consul, who, after first mistaking him for a stoker from one of the ships in the harbor, gave him a drink, a bath, and a dinner. – Real Soldiers of Fortune by Richard Harding Davis
  9. But when thei were driven to make warre on the lande, to defende Vicenza, where thei ought to have sent one of their citezens, to have fought on the lande, thei hired for their capitain, the Marques of Mantua: this was thesame foolishe acte, whiche cut of their legges, from climyng into heaven, and from enlargyng their dominion: and if thei did it, bicause thei beleved that as thei knewe, how to make warre on the Sea, so thei mistrusted theim selves, to make it on the lande, it was a mistruste not wise: for as moche as more easely, a capitain of the sea, whiche is used to fight with the windes, with the water, and with men, shall become a Capitaine of the lande, where he shall fight with men onely, then a capitaine of the lande, to become a capitain of the sea. – Machiavelli, Volume I The Art of War; and The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
  10. Juan Prim is better known than the Marques de los Castillejos ever will be. – Castilian Days by John Hay

Rhymes for QUES