Usage examples for tenant

  1. No tenant could be found for it- there is some silly story that the place is haunted. – Here and Hereafter by Barry Pain
  2. We stood together for company, and filled our eyes with the tenant of the waste. – Lore of Proserpine by Maurice Hewlett
  3. It looked strange to him; he felt like a stranger in that town where he had spent half a century- felt like a temporary tenant of that vast, strong body of his which until now had seemed himself. – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips
  4. If we let him slip, goodness knows when we may find another tenant. – The Daughters of a Genius by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  5. The tenant wanted me to throw in a gutter and latch, but I carried off the board that was left and gave him no latch but a button. – The Last Harvest by John Burroughs
  6. He recognised in the charming tenant of the cottage many qualities which he liked, and he could not deny that she was exceedingly pretty. – A Tale of a Lonely Parish by F. Marion Crawford
  7. Say that before you got her letter you'd practically given the refusal of your place to someone else, but that you met the Princess Avalesco years ago, and would prefer to have her as your tenant, if she cares to leave the matter open for a few days. – The Brightener by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  8. I have been the tenant of the floor above this for the past three months. – The Eight Strokes of the Clock by Maurice Le Blanc
  9. Wolley was the tenant of a large mill. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  10. Esme Darlington has found me a tenant for No. 5, an old friend of his, or rather two old friends, Sir John and Lady Tenby. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  11. No other tenant- farmer carries the same weight with his class. – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  12. " Very pleased, Tenant, gentlemen. – The Return by H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
  13. Octon had been merely the temporary tenant of a hired house- a mere bird of passage- and a solitary bird besides, neither giving nor receiving confidences. – The Great Miss Driver by Anthony Hope
  14. This last evidence of weakness of the tenant of the house may well be excused, since it was shared by nearly everybody in France. – The Lost Child 1894 by François Edouard Joachim Coppée
  15. It was not unnatural that the next door neighbour of Dr. Baldwin's family, their tenant, moreover, and attached friend, should catch a degree of inspiration from them. – Toronto of Old by Henry Scadding
  16. The late tenant, my predecessor, though a gentleman and a pleasant man to deal with, was no farmer for such strong and heavy land as the farm presented; it was no fault of his, for the farmer, like the poet, is born, not made, and, as I was often told, he was " nobody's enemy but his own." – Grain and Chaff from an English Manor by Arthur H. Savory
  17. To be quite candid, I am not quite sure that I did find myself; I suspect some tenant moved out and another moved in that afternoon, and I am disposed to think that Airlee explains Windyridge. – Windyridge by W. Riley