Usage examples for rural

  1. The churchyard at Carlingford had not lost its semi- rural air though the town had increased so much, for the district was very healthy, as everybody knows, and people did not die before their time, as in places less favoured. – The Perpetual Curate by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  2. A Good Rural School. – Rural Life and the Rural School by Joseph Kennedy
  3. They left the great towns gradually behind; each succeeding one seemed more simply rural. – A Summer in Leslie Goldthwaite's Life. by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  4. The modes and manners of the house were not rural; there was nothing of the sweet order of a country life. – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli
  5. " I've been a stranger myself in a rural community. – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  6. It is almost the constant practice of the apprentices, particularly the praedials or rural portion, to work in their own time for money wages, at the rate of a quarter dollar a day. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  7. It is almost fixed that we leave Paris within a week or ten days from hence:- and then, for green fields, yellow corn, running streams, ripened fruit, and all the rural evidences of a matured summer. – A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Two by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  8. The interesting thing about these six years at Horton is that they are the only part of his life during which the least rural of our poets lived continuously in the country. – Milton by John Bailey
  9. The people of rural communities, and especially farmers themselves, are directly served by the national government in a great variety of ways. – Community Civics and Rural Life by Arthur W. Dunn
  10. The house and all about it formed, in time, an enchanting picture of rural beauty. – Mary Erskine by Jacob Abbott
  11. The high level meadows are well kept as a rule, and the rural roads are excellent. – Mutual Aid A Factor of Evolution by kniaz' Petr Alekseevich Kropotkin
  12. To outside observers it is the question of rural life, a question which is assuming a social and economic importance and interest of the most intense character, not only for Ireland North and South, but for almost the whole civilised world. – Ireland In The New Century by Horace Plunkett
  13. Here we are concerned only with its effect in stamping out small rural industries. – Problems of Poverty by John A. Hobson
  14. With this decision in my mind I asked Canon Whymper in his capacity as Rural Dean to report upon the new church. – The Altar Steps by Compton MacKenzie
  15. The bitter weather had driven every one indoors and Ethan had the long rural street to himself. – Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
  16. But it took people in some rural places a good while to find out that it would be a good thing to have a school in their midst. – Stories of New Jersey by Frank Richard Stockton
  17. The memory of Cardo, the glamour of their rural courtship, the bliss of their honeymoon, his departure and her subsequent sorrows, were kept locked in the deepest recesses of her soul, and only recalled during the silent hours of the night. – By Berwen Banks by Allen Raine
  18. At this day I could show a rural labourer living in one of the Sutton Court cottages, aged eighty- three or so, who lived there when I was a boy and looked then, to my eyes, almost exactly as he does now. – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey
  19. The rural press and the special press by and large, take their general news from these key papers. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  20. And to displease the community in which one lives,- especially if the community be a rural one,- is a serious matter. – Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation by Lafcadio Hearn