Usage examples for villages

  1. But for all that, he did not look much of a man to control the fate of villages, as he went away. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  2. Far off I saw one or two little villages. – Tales of Three Hemispheres by Lord Dunsany
  3. Their villages stood between those of the Mohawks on the east and the Onondagas on the west. – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  4. Tremendous clouds of smoke covered the country all around, and wrapped the villages of Aspern and Essling and the island of Lobau in an impenetrable veil of mist. – Andreas Hofer by Lousia Muhlbach
  5. He then stated that four more Indians died in the forest of cold and starvation, fearing to return to their villages, and being without either blankets or guns. – A Ramble of Six Thousand Miles through the United States of America by S. A. Ferrall
  6. The nearest villages to Rome have not roads fit for carriages from one to the other. – The Roman Question by Edmond About
  7. These small French villages in the north of France resemble nothing that we have in our country. – Average Americans by Theodore Roosevelt
  8. The fields roll on and rise into the hills, the hills sink again into a plain, just the same as elsewhere; there are cornfields and meadows; villages and farmsteads, and no visible boundary. – Hodge and His Masters by Richard Jefferies
  9. What are the young men of the villages and the cities doing meantime? – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner
  10. Even from the hill- tops there were no houses or villages to be seen. – The Spartan Twins by Lucy (Fitch) Perkins
  11. In many of the villages peasants previously well- to- do were ruined. – German Culture Past and Present by Ernest Belfort Bax
  12. Of course, we could go and drink where the other Dwellers dared not, close to the villages of the little Gonds. – The Sa'-Zada Tales by William Alexander Fraser
  13. Their villages, it is said, were only to be found in places far removed from all cleared and cultivated country. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  14. And in all the towns and many of the villages through which they passed on the way to Colchester, the same legend greeted their flying eyes. – The Lion's Share by E. Arnold Bennett
  15. So he went about the near- by villages teaching. – The Children's Bible by Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent
  16. The Wyandot villages here were found deserted. – The War Chief of the Ottawas A Chronicle of the Pontiac War: Volume 15 (of 32) in the series Chronicles of Canada by Thomas Guthrie Marquis
  17. Where are the beautiful villages of thirty years ago? – Monitress Merle by Angela Brazil
  18. Towns, villages, houses were simply towns, villages, houses of any country. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  19. Smith had so often made this journey that, even if the stars had been invisible, he could almost have directed his course by the lights of the villages and towns over which he passed. – Round the World in Seven Days by Herbert Strang
  20. Mac began to think they might get dogs at Anvik, or at one of the Ingalik villages, a little further on. – The Magnetic North by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)