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Usage examples for rouleau

  1. He had replaced in the box every note and rouleau as he counted it, and now, having ascertained the sum total, he locked it, replaced it very methodically in its cover, opened a buffet in the wainscoting, and, having placed the Countess' jewel- case and my strong box in it, he locked it; and immediately on completing these arrangements he began to complain, with fresh acrimony and maledictions of Planard's delay. – The Room in the Dragon Volant by J. Sheridan LeFanu
  2. He now gave me a rouleau of gold. – A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution by Charles Dickens
  3. As long as he lost, which he did several times, he took up the rouleau on the table, and gave another from his pocket. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  4. The master of the bank took up his rouleau and, without opening it, put it with the good rouleaux in the middle of the table, where the bank is kept. – Paris As It Was and As It Is by Francis W. Blagdon
  5. Upon this they carried him to a small chamber in the hold and tossed him down among a heap of groaning wounded, upon a cable made up into a rouleau perhaps the hardest bed on which a sick man can lie. – The Blue Pavilions by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  6. The men lowered the body into it; the old negro gave them a little rouleau of coin, and they went hurriedly away into the night. – The Story of a New York House by Henry Cuyler Bunner
  7. He quietly slipped into his hand a little rouleau of ten pounds in gold. – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  8. Here's a rouleau here are two rouleaus- what will you have? – Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond] by Maria Edgeworth
  9. There he goes, a yellow bird, a golden rouleau of song. – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  10. " Early in the morning, the rouleau of gold was left at my door in a little box, with my name on the outside. – A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution by Charles Dickens
  11. Tell you what, said Hiram, bolting a goodly rouleau of ham and eggs, I've got an idee. – On the Church Steps by Sarah C. Hallowell
  12. The cards were drawn; he won: the banker, to pay him the ten louis, took a rouleau from the bank. – Paris As It Was and As It Is by Francis W. Blagdon
  13. At last he won, when he asked the bankers to look at their loss, and count the money in his rouleau before they paid him. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  14. He won, and withdrew the good rouleau given him, leaving the counterfeit one on the table, at the same time calling out, " I stake ten louis out of the rouleau – Paris As It Was and As It Is by Francis W. Blagdon
  15. It seems he saw you, and you him- here, in this town, some months ago, and each knew the other, and you've seen him since, and done likewise; but you said nothing, and he liked your philosophy, and hopes you'll accept of this, which from its weight I take to be a little rouleau of guineas. – The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  16. In the meantime the King played on, taking no notice of anyone, his beaked nose dropping lower towards his chin as he lost one rouleau after another to Bassompierre. – The Chevalier d'Auriac by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats

Rhymes for rouleau