Usage examples for Refugees

  1. He had already been enlightened as to the consequences of the Duke's course by the immense immigration of Netherland refugees to France, which he had witnessed with his own eyes. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009
  2. Some of them are refugees from military or political despotism, some are refugees from justice, some from the lowest conditions of industrial slavery. – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner
  3. When the million Belgian refugees, bleeding, starving, desperate, hunted, flung themselves over the Dutch border in the agony of their flight, we Dutch- and Prince Henry among us- saw for ourselves for the first time the awful horror of the German invasion. – A Woman's Experience in the Great War by Louise Mack
  4. As the refugees never once suspected that Rodney was acting a part, and that Tom Percival had deliberately deceived them, they asked no leading questions, and the visitor was very thankful for that. – Rodney The Partisan by Harry Castlemon
  5. Armenian refugees from Constantinople were interned in Angora. – A Prisoner in Turkey by John Still
  6. The road to Brussels always was crowded with refugees and many sorrowful sights were witnessed among them as they fled from the homes that had been peaceful and prosperous a few days before. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  7. He had a great deal of business; but he was mostly employed among his fellow refugees, his profits were small. – The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smollett
  8. Certainly, if the English of that day were at all like their descendants in our time, it is in the highest degree unlikely that they would have allowed a handful of learned refugees to force upon them changes which their own sober judgment did not approve. – A Short History of the Book of Common Prayer by William Reed Huntington
  9. Of course we gave all our own clothes we could spare and all the money we could for the refugees. – Home Fires in France by Dorothy Canfield
  10. After passing three years in confinement, Clancarty made his escape to the Continent, was graciously received at St. Germains, and was entrusted with the command of a corps of Irish refugees. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 5 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  11. I quietly answered him: " And on what basis do the Russian refugees interfere, they who have rights neither at home nor abroad?" – Beasts, Men and Gods by Ferdinand Ossendowski
  12. The English government was angry with Holland for refusing to expel the royalist refugees, who, after the execution of Charles I., had taken refuge in Holland. – Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam by John S. C. Abbott
  13. Many of them were Pallastown refugees. – The Planet Strappers by Raymond Zinke Gallun
  14. The wagons full of refugees had disappeared, and we were alone. – My Home In The Field of Honor by Frances Wilson Huard
  15. A brand- new world here, all ready to receive the refugees from dying Earth. – Where There's Hope by Jerome Bixby
  16. He was certain that he should be protected and rewarded by the party to which he owed his appointment, and was delighted to have it in his power to publish, with perfect security and with a semblance of official authority, bitter reflections on King and ministry, Dutch favourites, French refugees, and Irish Papists. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 5 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  17. Relief trains had gone out on all the railroads; a few of them were now returning, packed with frightened, hungry refugees. – The Higher Court by Mary Stewart Daggett
  18. I heard afterwards that when the refugees arrived on board, and told the woeful tale of what had followed on the capture of Fort William, Mr. Drake and those with him bitterly repented of their cowardice and desertion. – Athelstane Ford by Allen Upward
  19. It was suspected, and with good reason, that many refugees from justice passed through Miss Lois Ann's front door and escaped by other exits. – The Man Thou Gavest by Harriet T. Comstock
  20. No one dreamt that in less than three weeks' time the town would be packed with refugees, and that to get either a bed or a meal would be for many of them almost impossible. – A Surgeon in Belgium by Henry Sessions Souttar