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Usage examples for sur

  1. " Etudes sur les Glaciers". – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz
  2. Dupont, E.: Lettres sur le Congo. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck
  3. You are to be my little wife, and Bernay- sur- Mer and the blue water is to be our home, and we will fish together, and you shall sing all day in the boat, and- well, what more is there to ask for?" – The Belovéd Traitor by Frank L. Packard
  4. You're a doctor, sur, I think? – Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines by R.M. Ballantyne
  5. I hope as 'ow 'tis, sur; but I don't think so. – Weapons of Mystery by Joseph Hocking
  6. Thank 'ee kindly, sur. – The Birthright by Joseph Hocking
  7. In the Diuorce, his contrarie proceedings Are all vnfolded: wherein he appeares, As I would wish mine Enemy Sur. – Henry-VIII by Shakespeare, William
  8. When at the end of the seventeenth century, Muralt, a highly intelligent Swiss gentleman, visited England, and wrote his by no means unsympathetic Lettres sur les Anglais, he was struck by a curious contradiction in the English character. – The Task of Social Hygiene by Havelock Ellis
  9. Continuing their advantage the following day, the British took Beaucourt- sur- Anere with more than 5, 000 prisoners. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  10. The length of these galleries varies, but they are of a uniform breadth, allowing either a couple of racks with wine sur pointe, or stacks of bottles, in four rows on either side, with an ample passage down the centre. – Facts About Champagne and Other Sparkling Wines by Henry Vizetelly
  11. After his release he went to Berneval- sur- mer, near Dieppe, where he began The Ballad of Reading Gaol, which he revised in Naples and Paris, and published pseudonymously in 1898. He also wrote two letters on prison abuses, which were published in The Daily Chronicle on May 28, 1897, and March 24, 1898. He lived in Italy, Switzerland and France. – Oscar Wilde A Critical Study by Arthur Ransome
  12. 1st Corps- Chailly and Jouy- sur- Morin. – 1914 by John French, Viscount of Ypres
  13. On the 14th we quartered in Montreuil- sur- Mer, and on the 20th reached Calais, where we embarked for Dover. – Twenty-Five Years in the Rifle Brigade by William Surtees
  14. Souvenirs sur Richard Wagner. – The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2 by Rupert Hughes
  15. Le fond de mabre tirant sur pourpre. – The First Governess of the Netherlands, Margaret of Austria by Eleanor E. Tremayne
  16. Adorons- le sur l'autel ... – Maria Chapdelaine A Tale of the Lake St. John Country by Louis Hemon
  17. In the first fortnight of January 1814 one- third of France was invaded, and it was proposed to form a new Congress, to be held at Chatillon- sur- Seine. – Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, v12 by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
  18. Be you a perfessor yerself then, sur? – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking
  19. I play with you, aunt, cartes sur table! – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
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