Usage examples for Ravi

  1. The Chamars say that she was the mother or grandmother of the prophet Ravi Das, or Rai Das already referred to. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  2. " We shall march out at early dawn to try and prevent the Russians from crossing the Ravi. – The Coming Conquest of England by August Niemann
  3. The Ravi, a tributary of the Indus, had at this time but little water. – The Coming Conquest of England by August Niemann
  4. They included several tribes, among whom five are specially mentioned, and we hear that a great battle was fought on the Ravi, in which a confederation of ten kings who wished to force a passage to the east was repulsed by Sudas, chief of the Tritsus. – Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch by Charles Eliot
  5. Advancing towards the right bank of the Ravi, the Russians threatened to attack Lahore. – The Coming Conquest of England by August Niemann
  6. In order to gain a clearer survey of the entire movement, and to be able to observe the Russian approach, he rode with his staff and a strong cavalry escort towards the Ravi river. – The Coming Conquest of England by August Niemann
  7. Thousands of hands were busily employed in trying to facilitate the passage of the troops across the shallow tributary of the Ravi. – The Coming Conquest of England by August Niemann
  8. By the road thick with the dust of camels and thousands of cattle and goats, which winds from Lahore Fort to the River Ravi, there are walled caravanserais the distant smell of which more than suffices for most of the Europeans who pass, but sitting with the travelers in the reeking inside Kipling heard weird tales and gathered much knowledge. – Stories of Authors, British and American by Edwin Watts Chubb
  9. " Well, poor old Sir Charles, one of the most modest and retiring men in existence, was standing the other night among the mob, in one of the drawing- rooms, while a waltzing- party were figuring away, at which, with that fondness for 'la danse' that characterizes every German of any age, he was looking with much interest, when my lady came tripping up, and the following short dialogue ensued within my ear- shot:-" " Ah, mon cher, Sir Charles, ravi de vous voir. – The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete by Charles James Lever (1806-1872)