Usage examples for shah

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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)
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Ali Shah al Khassib was the first to speak. – Jimgrim and Allah's Peace by Talbot Mundy