Usage examples for shah

  1. Shah of Persia liked that best. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  2. Then, later on, under the Sultan Malek Shah they attacked Syria and Egypt, and the Holy Land passed under that blighting rule, which has ever since withered it in its grasp, with a few brief intervals. – The Rival Heirs being the Third and Last Chronicle of Aescendune by A. D. Crake
  3. The Shah said to Browning: " I am mighty glad to have you near me, for I am a poet myself." – My Memories of Eighty Years by Chauncey M. Depew
  4. They seized the aged rabbi of the city and brought him before the Shah – Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends by Gertrude Landa
  5. Oh, have you seen the Shah – Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium by Jessie H. Bancroft
  6. Shah Jehan promptly murdered his ambitious brother, as was the amiable custom of those days, but treated his father's famous widow with great respect and generosity. – Modern India by William Eleroy Curtis
  7. The Turks were encouraged to press on the war against Russia and England; and a mission was sent to the Shah of Persia to strengthen his arms against the Czar. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  8. All the other chiefs were willing, and the Shah referred them to the Rohillas. – Fall-of-the-Moghul-Empire-of-Hindustan by Keene, H. G. (Henry George)
  9. Mihrbhan Shah proved very useful to us, I fancy he knew he would get small mercy if he fell into the hands of the opposition, and therefore did all he could to place our force between them and himself. – With Kelly to Chitral by William George Laurence Beynon
  10. His Majesty sent in return an embassy to the Shah at the head of which he placed General Gardanne, who it was then said had an especial reason for wishing to visit Persia. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  11. When King Shah Bakht heard this, he said to himself, " How like is this story to my present case with this Minister, who hath not his like!" – Supplemental Nights, Volume 1 by Richard F. Burton
  12. Not many days after his coronation, Nicholas became involved in a quarrel with the Shah of Persia. – The Story of Russia by R. Van Bergen
  13. The Shah saw the critical moment in the very act of passing. – Fall-of-the-Moghul-Empire-of-Hindustan by Keene, H. G. (Henry George)
  14. About this time Shah Mirza came along, and, seeing me with only one chuplie, offered me his, which I accepted, as it was a matter of indifference to him whether he went barefooted or not. – With Kelly to Chitral by William George Laurence Beynon
  15. Shah I call you? – The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates
  16. An eternity perhaps, like that which Mirza Shah experienced when, at the Persian Magian's command, he crept under a tub, and dreamed away a whole lifetime in a single moment. – Pretty Michal by Mór Jókai
  17. Ali Shah al Khassib was the first to speak. – Jimgrim and Allah's Peace by Talbot Mundy
  18. The Shah was a commerce destroyer. – Where Strongest Tide Winds Blew by Robert McReynolds
  19. They had their own place of worship, the " Gem Mosque" they called it, a beautiful little structure erected by Shah Jehan, and afterward used as his prison. – Modern India by William Eleroy Curtis