Usage examples for sabine

  1. Finally they reached the vicinity of Cape Sabine, all in good health, with instruments and records saved, and with arms and ammunition enough to procure ample food in a land well stocked with game. – American Merchant Ships and Sailors by Willis J. Abbot
  2. We see him finally arrived at his Sabine farm, the gift of Maecenas, standing in tunic- sleeves at his doorway in the morning sun, and contemplating with thankful heart valley and hill- side opposite, and the cold stream of Digentia in the valley- bottom below. – Horace and His Influence by Grant Showerman
  3. We, however, came up with them again, and they crossed the Sabine, to take shelter among the Yankees, where they had another village, which was their largest and their richest. – Monsieur Violet by Frederick Marryat
  4. " There is a little church around the corner that will, perhaps, permit the service," Mr. Sabine had said to Holland's friends. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  5. If, however, they are madly bent upon war, is it not better that you should hold the reins, and direct their fury elsewhere, becoming yourself a bond of union and friendship between the Sabine nation and this powerful and flourishing city?" – Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4) by Plutarch
  6. The Governor anchored, and then the Sabine ahead of her, dropping down close to. – From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life by Captain A. T. Mahan
  7. She looked at the Sabine woman, who with her waving arms, long and robust, tried to avoid the Roman's embraces. – The Red Lily, v2 by Anatole France
  8. Some traces of a wilder life, or some faint memories of their Sabine forefathers, may be dimly discerned in the earliest traditions of the Roman people; but their youth was essentially practical,- great and strong in the virtues of temperance, gravity, fortitude, reverence for law and the majesty of the State, combined with a strong love of liberty and sturdy resistance to wrong. – The Roman Poets of the Republic by W. Y. Sellar
  9. Pile on great faggots and break up The ice: let influence more benign Enter with four- years- treasured wine, Fetched in the ponderous Sabine cup: Leave to the Gods all else. – Verses and Translations by C. S. C.
  10. " I am glad if I have helped," Sabine answered. – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  11. Did the Sabine women continue to despise their bold abductors? – The White Gauntlet by Mayne Reid
  12. Agree, sir, the expression of my sentiments, the most distinguished " Sabine Delburg." – The Man and the Moment by Elinor Glyn
  13. The horizon was on fire behind Subiaco, along the oblique line of the Sabine hills, which stretch from Rocca di Canterano and Rocca di Mezzo to Rocca San Stefano. – The Saint by Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer
  14. In quick succession, " Echoes from the Sabine Farm," " With Trumpet and Drum," the " Second Book of Verse," " The Holy Cross and Other Tales," and " Love Songs of Childhood," with few exceptions, collected from his daily contributions to the Chicago Record, were issued from the press in both limited and popular editions. – Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions by Slason Thompson
  15. At Cape Sabine was located Camp Clay, the starvation camp of the Lady Franklin Bay expedition of 1881- 1883, where the five survivors of the twenty- three members of the expedition were rescued. – A Negro Explorer at the North Pole by Matthew A. Henson Commentator: Robert E. Peary Booker T. Washington
  16. This Captain Sabine, he said slowly, I know slightly. – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  17. " I must introduce you and Captain Sabine to each other," Nevill went on, in French, as Stephen got off his horse and it was led away by the Arab. – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  18. On September 27, the Spanish troops retired beyond the Sabine, thus removing an excellent pretext for war. – Union and Democracy by Allen Johnson
  19. Being crafty, with the craft of the lynx that eschews the poisoned deer carcass, he had thus far managed to select his victims from the breed of squaws that do not seriously object to playing a Sabine part; and he had no intention of decreasing his caution now, although what men had spoken of Neopa had fired his blood. – The Snow-Burner by Henry Oyen
  20. She went down, but not before her living freight had been removed by the sailing- frigate Sabine. – From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life by Captain A. T. Mahan