Usage examples for shanghai

  1. But while Gordon was under a daily fire of bullets, and daily ran a hundred risks of losing his life, the wily Li, who sounded so brave on paper, was safely sitting in Shanghai, miles away from the besieged city. – The Story of General Gordon by Jeanie Lang
  2. If he hasn't got my Shanghai rooster that I couldn't catch last night! – The Joyous Story of Toto by Laura E. Richards
  3. Going or not going to Shanghai was all one to Tarascon. – Tartarin of Tarascon by Alphonse Daudet
  4. He reached China in April, and from Nagasaki on his way to Shanghai the steamer that carried him was chased by two French gunboats. – Real Soldiers of Fortune by Richard Harding Davis
  5. Why, we are seeing the sights of Shanghai. – The Honorable Percival by Alice Hegan Rice
  6. It was a risk to go to Shanghai; still, John Bunsby had confidence in his ship, which sailed like a bird, and perhaps he was right. – Round the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
  7. But I didn't do so right away- I finished the trip first, and lent the Englishman a thousand pounds to buy into a firm in Shanghai. – A Modern Chronicle, Volume 5 by Winston Churchill
  8. The people of Shanghai, the great International Settlement of this largest city and most important seaport of China, did not have to read it. – The Opium Monopoly by Ellen Newbold La Motte
  9. Certainly jinrickshas can be hired at Shanghai, and they are to be seen at one or two other places in the Far East, but it may be regarded as a distinctly Japanese vehicle, although, as I have said, there is nothing Japanese about it excepting its adaptation in the country. – The Empire of the East by H. B. Montgomery
  10. Simultaneously, Mr. Denison, Legal Adviser to the Japanese Foreign Office, was sent to Shanghai to negotiate with the rebel leaders. – The Problem of China by Bertrand Russell
  11. I took dinner in Shanghai with one of the foremost merchant princes of China and said, " Are you selling any Japanese- made goods?" – Flash-lights from the Seven Seas by William L. Stidger Commentator: Bishop Francis J. McConnell
  12. Doc made for the cabin, and Shanghai Tom followed him, to whisper in the galley about what had happened. – Isle o' Dreams by Frederick F. Moore
  13. First the shanghai party; then the seaman who wanted to come aboard. – The Ice Pilot by Henry Leverage
  14. In sight of Shanghai- a clear, dark night. – The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer
  15. Bishnu named the date, which was the very day that I had bought the souvenirs in Shanghai. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  16. It was on 19th September 1853 that the Dumfries sailed for China; and not until 1st March, in the spring of the following year, did I arrive in Shanghai. – A Retrospect by James Hudson Taylor
  17. His arrival at Shanghai in 1859 was most opportune, for there the chance for which he had been longing awaited him. – The Romance of Old New England Rooftrees by Mary Caroline Crawford
  18. Shanghai means, " approaching the sea," and I spoze it might just as well mean approaching from the sea, as we did. – Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife by Marietta Holley
  19. So we have four days, which are ninety- six hours; and at the rate of eight knots an hour, if the wind hold, we shall be able to reach Shanghai in time. – Round the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne