Usage examples for rondeau

  1. These are specimens of a sort of rondeau which I think I shall become partial to- because you have one idea amplified with greater ease and more delight and freedom than in the sonnet. – Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends by John Keats
  2. Of the French lyrical metres that have been imitated in English, mainly for lighter themes, the ballade and the rondeau are the most important. – The Principles of English Versification by Paull Franklin Baum
  3. A little boy deposed that the prisoner gave him money to go to his own house in a little court, and fetch the mother of the deceased Anne Rondeau to a gentleman who would be at such a place and wait for her. – Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences by Arthur L. Hayward
  4. " The same," answered Rondeau. – Tempest and Sunshine by Mary J. Holmes
  5. When Mrs. Lacey finished reading the letter she said to Leffie, who was still standing near, " Rondeau is well, and will be home in a few days." – Tempest and Sunshine by Mary J. Holmes
  6. He arose to summon Rondeau to take it to the office; but ere he had touched the bell rope, pride whispered, " Don't send that letter; don't let Mr. Miller into your private affairs. – Tempest and Sunshine by Mary J. Holmes
  7. Evidently, Bryce reasoned, someone had desired that burl redwood greatly, and that someone had not been Jules Rondeau, since a woods- boss would not be likely to spend five minutes of his leisure time in consideration of the beauties of a burl table- top or panel. – The Valley of the Giants by Peter B. Kyne
  8. " When I get through with you, Rondeau," Bryce said distinctly, " it'll take a good man to lead you to your meals. – The Valley of the Giants by Peter B. Kyne
  9. It is true that he falls back on several popular subjects, whose meaning would be very easily grasped in Germany; and that he develops them, not quite in the strict form of a rondeau, as he pretends, but still with a certain method, so that apart from a few frolics, which are unintelligible without a programme, the whole has real musical unity. – Musicians of To-Day by Romain Rolland Commentator: Claude Landi
  10. 183. Une fantasie d'ung homme courant en poste sur ung blanc, ayant deux bras nuz, devant son cheval et une devise en ung rondeau et une marguerite en chief. – The First Governess of the Netherlands, Margaret of Austria by Eleanor E. Tremayne
  11. I'll make Rondeau confess; perhaps he'll even tell me who sent him after the burl. – The Valley of the Giants by Peter B. Kyne
  12. Now let me make you look as like Rondeau as possible- there! – The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
  13. Citizen Rondeau, who for the consideration of ten sous a day looked after Heriot's paltry creature- comforts, was busy tidying up the squalid apartment which the latter occupied on the top floor of a lodging- house in the Rue Cocatrice. – The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
  14. Rondeau, you fool, where are you? – The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
  15. Victor the poet, the fashionable Villon, with his ballade, his rondeau, his triolet, his chant- royal! – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  16. Rondeau muttered something more, but the two strangers paid no further heed to him; they had already walked to the next room, leaving Rondeau in the antichambre. – The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy