Usage examples for Rey

  1. Notwithstanding the great simplicity of Theresa's dress, the pension from Rey has never been sufficient to buy her clothes, and I have every year been under the necessity of adding something to it for that purpose. – The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Book XI. by Jean Jacques Rousseau
  2. General De la Rey spent the greater part of his life in Griqualand West, Cape Colony, and when he was leading his men around Kimberley and the south- western part of the Free State he was in familiar territory. – With the Boer Forces by Howard C. Hillegas
  3. For nine years, winter and summer, storm and shine, he got his mails through, backwards and forwards, sleeping one night at San Celoni, the next at Puente de Rey. – Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories by Henry Seton Merriman
  4. To sign " Yo el Rey" had been the custom of the king's ancestors in dealing with foreign powers. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  5. Never in his life had El Rey run as he ran now. – Tharon of Lost Valley by Vingie E. Roe
  6. Beyond these there yet remained the formidable castle of Chapultepec and the strong enclosure of Molino del Rey, to be stormed before the city gates could be reached. – The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17 by Charles Francis Horne
  7. Therefore to print an independent edition in Paris was to injure, not Rey the foreigner, but the French bookseller who stood practically in Rey's place. – Rousseau Volumes I. and II. by John Morley
  8. On our right General De la Rey had an equally awkward position; the British here also made several determined attempts to turn his flank, but were repulsed each time. – My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War by Ben Viljoen
  9. Joubert, Cronje, Ferreira, and Meyer were about the only men in the two Republics who were certain that they would be called upon to lead their countrymen, for all had had experience in former wars; but men like Botha, De Wet, De la Rey, and Snyman, who occupied responsible positions afterward, had no such assurance, and naturally gave little or no attention to the study of military matters. – With the Boer Forces by Howard C. Hillegas
  10. She was listening for the marked rhythm of the great El Rey, the clap- clap, clap- clap of the king of Last's Holding as he singlefooted down the hollow slopes of the lifting eastern range. – Tharon of Lost Valley by Vingie E. Roe
  11. When the royal effigy entered the town, it was received by the Governor and the whole clergy of Manilla, and the young girls were superseded by the townspeople, who had now the honour to draw the car amidst the incessant cry of " Viva el Rey Fernando!" – A New Voyage Round the World, in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26, Vol. 2 by Otto von Kotzebue
  12. General De la Rey addressed them and explained the situation in Europe. – Native-Life-in-South-Africa by Plaatje, Sol (Solomon Tshekisho)
  13. In November 2000, the author partnered with his publisher Alfaguara to publish " El Oro del Rey" exclusively in digital form for one month, on a specific site of the web portal Inicia, before the release of the print version in bookstores. – Booknology: The eBook (1971-2010) by Marie Lebert
  14. She had taken a little furnished house on the Prado for the good of the cause- Por el Rey! – The Mirror of the Sea by Joseph Conrad
  15. In the victory of Molino del Rey, Magruder's battery had taken little part. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  16. After the battle of Molino del Rey he was appointed on the field a first lieutenant for his gallantry. – Ulysses S. Grant by Walter Allen
  17. Caterina did not expect the Mule to return that evening, which was his night away from home at Puente de Rey. – Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories by Henry Seton Merriman