Usage examples for vicinity

  1. But if we had not known that the continent of North America was not far distant, we might, from the few signs of the vicinity of land hitherto met with, have concluded, that there was none within some thousand leagues of us. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
  2. That's why the robots reported they couldn't find any animal of that description in the vicinity. – The Asses of Balaam by Gordon Randall Garrett
  3. A hunting party in the vicinity of the Falls lost two men. – The Niagara River by Archer Butler Hulbert
  4. In their immediate vicinity, indeed, might have been found all the variety of type seen in the ordinary street car. – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  5. Each form is often combined with other injuries in the vicinity. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  6. There was another subject which was sometimes spoken of- the fact that the prowling enemy who had killed their horse had not for a long time given any sign of being in the vicinity. – Far Past the Frontier by James A. Braden
  7. Was another war party in the vicinity? – Three Sioux Scouts by Elmer Russell Gregor
  8. However, he eventually reached a stage during which if he heard footsteps anywhere in his vicinity he would fire his revolver in the direction of the sound. – Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer by W. C. Scully
  9. He gave no intimation where he was going, but it is understood that he is now living in the vicinity of Philadelphia, in a much more modest way than at Rossville. – Frank's Campaign or the Farm and the Camp by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  10. Believing that the call had come from the vicinity of the grove, White Otter looked eagerly in that direction. – White Otter by Elmer Russell Gregor
  11. On their return from Harrowgate they visited many of the meetings in London and the vicinity,- a service which they had always had in view, in looking towards a residence at Stamford Hill; and from the Eleventh Month, 1846, to the First Month, 1847, they were occupied in a religious visit to the families of the members and attenders of Gracechurch- street Monthly Meeting, in which their service was very acceptable. – Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel by John Yeardley
  12. But they could see no sign of man, nor of any moving thing in its vicinity. – With Hoops of Steel by Florence Finch Kelly
  13. The creature rose, wondering at its previous panic, and moved away from the vicinity of the vessel that now, above all else, it must never discover. – The Short Life by Francis Donovan
  14. During the afternoon some cavalry appeared in their near vicinity, and supposing them to be rebel cavalry, they fled, knowing that if they attempted to take the piece with them, it would be captured and they would certainly be taken with it. – The Rhode Island Artillery at the First Battle of Bull Run by J. Albert Monroe
  15. At a public- house in the vicinity he obtained the brandy that he needed so badly, and felt a little stiffened and braced up by the spirit. – The Mystery of the Four Fingers by Fred M. White
  16. There was, however, no one in his immediate vicinity. – Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  17. But the citizen of Westminster passed his days in the vicinity of the palace, of the public offices, of the houses of parliament, of the courts of law. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 5 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  18. They would have you understand that it is not confined to this vicinity alone; but that even the legislature have caught this spirit. – Select Speeches of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster
  19. " But I don't care to have my name used in this vicinity," interposed this gentleman, when addressed by his own name. – Within The Enemy's Lines SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  20. The first day's march was to the vicinity of Hartwood Church. – The Campaign of Chancellorsville by Theodore A. Dodge