Usage examples for valuables

  1. The successor to Roemer, Horrebow by name, fled from his house, with such valuables as he possessed, to the observatory, and there went on with his work. – Pioneers of Science by Oliver Lodge
  2. She put every article which the child wore, the traveling case and all its contents safely away with the few legal documents and valuables she possessed. – That Little Girl of Miss Eliza’s by Jean K. Baird
  3. I only left the house on one occasion, in order to convey my valuables from Bruton Street to the bank. – First Person Paramount by Ambrose Pratt
  4. Those who reached the ships were saved, but woe to those who went to their homes to collect their valuables to take with them, or who took refuge under cover in the cellars. – Round-about Rambles in Lands of Fact and Fancy by Frank Richard Stockton
  5. There was a long gallery in which the Crown valuables were stored. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  6. I told daddy it was rather a mean trick, she sighed; but really, you know, no people ought to carry about their valuables like that! – An Amiable Charlatan by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  7. The murderer had apparently been searching the cabinet for money or valuables and had scattered about these papers. – The Lonely House by Adolph Streckfuss
  8. The idea that such articles were for his use in the world of the dead was not so strong a motive for such acts as, on the one hand, the feeling that the objects had been defiled by association with him, and on the other, the desire to give expression to the sincerity of the mourning by the destruction of valuables – The Religion of the Indians of California by A. L. Kroeber
  9. They kept up their partnership at Laramie, he receiving and hiding the valuables she brought him; but he was sure the doctor had recognized him; he knew there was danger, and he was determined to slip away the first chance that came, especially after securing the diamonds. – 'Laramie;' or, The Queen of Bedlam. by Charles King
  10. Unless they hear that valuables are buried there. – The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers
  11. Rich owners of neighboring islands, not knowing how the French- English strife might turn out, sent their valuables to Statia for safe keeping. – Plotting in Pirate Seas by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  12. It seems the fellow, having no valuables to lose, let the window swing open and slept near it. – Out of a Labyrinth by Lawrence L. Lynch
  13. Helm sent for M. Roussillon in the desperate hope that he could suggest something; but he lost his head and hustled off to hide his money and valuables – Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson
  14. Other valuables may be left for safe- keeping when desired. – Stammering, Its Cause and Cure by Benjamin Nathaniel Bogue
  15. While Tania was lost there would be so many persons in and out of the houseboat that Miss Jenny Ann feared something might happen to the valuables – Madge Morton's Victory by Amy D.V. Chalmers
  16. " We saw them coming from the direction of Miltonville; and Mr. Halliburn, who is my guardian, sent me to carry his valuables to the mansion of his brother, about a mile and a half from his own house," replied Grace, by this time quite reassured by the presence of the soldiers. – A Lieutenant at Eighteen by Oliver Optic
  17. The cash, plate, and other valuables of individuals were not so easily discovered. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  18. A space was reserved for it there large enough not only for the grand tent itself, but also for the rows of smaller tents near, for the wives and for other women belonging to the khan's family, and also for the rows of carts or wagons containing the stores of provisions, the supplies of clothing and arms, and the other valuables which these wandering chieftains always took with them in all their peregrinations. – Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series by Jacob Abbott
  19. The coronation of the Emperor Joseph's successor, the Emperor Leopold, took place at Frankfort, on October 9, 1790, and Mozart journeyed thither for the occasion, having first pawned all his valuables in order to raise the necessary funds. – Story-Lives of Great Musicians by Francis Jameson Rowbotham
  20. In the large drawer lay the contracts, in the small ones notes and valuables the lock was a puzzle one, which you might vainly turn if you did not know its secret. – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai