Usage examples for Witt

  1. To the gallows with Cornelius de Witt!" – The World's Greatest Books, Vol III by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
  2. I merely wish to say that, while my means are such as to enable me to live in comfort at De Witt Point, I am well aware that much more would be needed in New York to enable my daughter to live in the same comfort. – An Open-Eyed Conspiracy--An Idyl of Saratoga by William Dean Howells
  3. I daresay they do at De Witt Point. – An Open-Eyed Conspiracy--An Idyl of Saratoga by William Dean Howells
  4. Mariage of Witt and Wisdome, p. – A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume I. by R. Dodsley
  5. Witt Doehring then shows how faithfully the system of Weishaupt was carried out by the Alta Vendita. – Secret Societies And Subversive Movements by Nesta H. Webster
  6. Ben was naturally proud and indolent, and in the days of his reputation did so far take upon him the premier in witt that he could not but look with an evil eye upon anyone that seemed to stand in competition with him. – The Man Shakespeare by Frank Harris
  7. They have as wild Spiritts as our Dick and Harry, but withal a most wonderfull Reverence for my Husband, whom they courte to read and recite, and provoke to pleasant Argument, never prolonged to Wearinesse, and seasoned with Frolic Jest and Witt. – Mary Powell & Deborah's Diary by Anne Manning
  8. And then his thoughts recurred to that horrible day not a year ago when the brutal mob had torn to pieces the noblest men in the realm- his friends, the brothers De Witt. – Dreamers of the Ghetto by I. Zangwill
  9. It is indeed a far cry from that day in August, 1831, when the De Witt Clinton locomotive made its trial trip over the primitive rails of the seventeen- mile Mohawk and Hudson road- a far cry even from that other day, thirty- eight years later, when the sagacious Commodore startled the financial world by his New York Central and Hudson River Railroad, with a capital of ninety million dollars. – The Railroad Builders A Chronicle of the Welding of the States, Volume 38 in The Chronicles of America Series by John Moody
  10. Witt, A. Lenau's Leben und Charakter. – Types of Weltschmerz in German Poetry by Wilhelm Alfred Braun
  11. End of Project Gutenberg's Around The Tea- Table, by T. De Witt Talmage – Around The Tea-Table by T. De Witt Talmage
  12. I was so proud when Witt said he hadn't a criticism to make. – Black Oxen by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  13. A little witt will save a fortunate man. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  14. By Witt or by MacColl, excellent writers both? – A Mummer's Wife by George Moore
  15. He proceeded to the Hague, and soon came to an understanding with John De Witt, then the chief minister of Holland. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  16. The nomination of De Witt Clinton by the New York legislative caucus opened wide the breach in the party. – Union and Democracy by Allen Johnson
  17. Half a century later the brothers de Witt were dragged from this prison to be literally torn to pieces by an infuriated mob. – The Life of John of Barneveld, 1619-23 by John Lothrop Motley
  18. The shouts and clamour of the people could be heard within the prison as John de Witt, accompanied by Gryphus the gaoler, made his way to his brother's cell. – The World's Greatest Books, Vol III by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
  19. This declaration of the President is consistent with his avowed sentiments touching the Missouri question, on which he coincided with such men as Daniel D. Tompkins, De Witt Clinton, and others, whose names are a host. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society