Usage examples for vizier

  1. Thereupon the Vizier sent for the author and received him " most honourably." – The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wright
  2. The Grand Vizier is very wrath with the Prince and his Court. – The Slaves of the Padishah by Mór Jókai
  3. On the vizier not being able to answer the question, the cowboy king ordered one of his constables to bring the Brahman to him. – Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day
  4. It was some little time after this occurrence, that we heard of the defeat of the Czar by the Grand Vizier upon the Pruth. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., Volume 9 And His Court and of The Regency by Duc de Saint-Simon
  5. The vizier bowed, and the pacha quitted the divan. – The Pacha of Many Tales by Captain Frederick Marryat
  6. And you would almost expect if you turned a corner to meet Old Alibaby, or a Grand Vizier, or somebody before you got out of there. – Samantha at the World's Fair by Marietta Holley
  7. He was the first of the caliphs to appoint a vizier, the Ommayad caliphs employing only secretaries during their administration. – History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 11 (of 12) by S. Rappoport
  8. One day the cowboy king asked his vizier whether he knew why the Brahman wept every day. – Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day
  9. He said once on a time to me, 'I want no Grand Vizier, Harding; I 'm Sultan and Grand Vizier too. – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  10. His philosophy vanished: he groaned aloud, and re- entered the chamber just as his vizier and the chief of his guard broke upon his solitude. – Leila or, The Siege of Granada, Book V. by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  11. The Grand Vizier and the lords of council had just gone in as she entered the hall and placed herself in front of the Sultan. – The Blue Fairy Book by Various
  12. Our vizier will bear to your apartment those tokens of remembrance that are yet left to the monarch of Granada to bestow. – Leila or, The Siege of Granada, Book V. by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  13. So the Vizier said, 'Thou lookest lean, even as one to whom Fortune oweth a long debt. – The Shaving of Shagpat, Complete by George Meredith
  14. However, their eyes having become accustomed to the gloom after a few minutes, the Caliph and his Vizier, who had entered quietly and unobserved, and had seated themselves on a low sofa or divan which ran round the sides of the apartment, perceived that the company were all rough, seafaring men of a very fierce and truculent aspect. – Tales of the Caliph by H. N. Crellin
  15. My object was to force the master of Wilicza into raising for once his closed vizier. – Under a Charm, Vol. II. (of III) A Novel by E. Werner
  16. It has lost a little of its value, yes- but you can no longer identify it as the so- and- so pearl which belonged to this or that sultan, was stolen by the vizier, bought by Messrs. – The Affair at the Semiramis Hotel by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  17. The new vizier was one who, in outward show at least, made much of me, and was always willing to serve me on occasion. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII. by Robert Kerr
  18. His Grand Vizier, Piero Delle Vigne, set an example to Petrarch, not only by composing the first sonnet in Italian, but also by showing to what height a low- born secretary versed in art and law might rise. – Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III. by John Symonds