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Usage examples for shanghai

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  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. Bishnu named the date, which was the very day that I had bought the souvenirs in Shanghai. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  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. Going or not going to Shanghai was all one to Tarascon. – Tartarin of Tarascon by Alphonse Daudet
  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. Why, we are seeing the sights of Shanghai. – The Honorable Percival by Alice Hegan Rice
  12. If he hasn't got my Shanghai rooster that I couldn't catch last night! – The Joyous Story of Toto by Laura E. Richards
  13. First the shanghai party; then the seaman who wanted to come aboard. – The Ice Pilot by Henry Leverage
  14. 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
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