Usage examples for tents

  1. The Queen and all the rest rejoice, and come out from the tents as fast as they may. – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  2. Judging by the number of the tents, there must have been from five hundred to a thousand people there. – Personal Reminiscences of Early Days in California with Other Sketches; To Which Is Added the Story of His Attempted Assassination by a Former Associate on the Supreme Bench of the State by Stephen Field; George C. Gorham
  3. Tents struck, and all on the march by half- past five. – Byeways in Palestine by James Finn
  4. Prospectors' tents along the beach. – The Boy With the U. S. Survey by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  5. When he passed by, the soldiers came out of their tents to look at him, and say, 'Our father is in good health: we have nothing to fear. – A Book of Golden Deeds by Charlotte M. Yonge
  6. This is particularly necessary where there are tents. – How Girls Can Help Their Country by Juliette Low Agnes Baden-Powell Robert Baden-Powell
  7. Then they rode together until they were near the tents. – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba
  8. Each day the work of clearing the ground and of setting up the tents proceeded apparently more rapidly than the day before, as the results were more visible. – The Princess Pocahontas by Virginia Watson
  9. " There are three tents, Effendi. – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  10. Get word to the men in camp, will you, to make all the tents tight. – The Iron Furrow by George C. Shedd
  11. Go to thy tents. – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  12. The tents were in the desert east of the town, half a mile from the sea. – The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918 by F.L. Morrison
  13. Tents- except the enemy's- were rarely seen. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  14. We shall, therefore, carry them safely to the gates of the palace, when Luis, lifting Clara from the carriage, supported her to the garden, where, under various tents and sheds, the family were still residing. – The Prime Minister by W.H.G. Kingston
  15. He said afterwards, that 'if there, had been only a few tents at that place, he should not have advanced further, for that the king would not, merely for the interest of his sister, engage in a war with France. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  16. The travelling being good beyond this, we arrived within four or five miles of the head of Quilliam Creek at ten P. M., where we pitched the tents for the night. – Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole, Volume 2 (of 2) by Sir William Edward Parry
  17. She had noticed that among the tents there was one which stood apart from the rest, and was only visited by the old chief and his grand- daughter, or by the elder women. – Lost in the Backwoods by Catherine Parr Traill
  18. We rode quite close to the English camp, as we knew that they seldom posted sentries far from their tents. – My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War by Ben Viljoen
  19. Nothing happened, however, and they returned to the tents. – The Treasure of the Incas by G. A. Henty
  20. The tents seemed to me too few for the numbers of men who were at the camp- fires. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson