Usage examples for zaire

  1. Odo could never forget the youth who first leant him Annibale Caro's Aeneid and Metastasio's opera libretti, Voltaire's Zaire and the comedies of Goldoni; while Alfieri perhaps found in his companion's sympathy with his own half- dormant tastes the first incentive to a nobler activity. – The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton
  2. In the evening he was present at the theater, and Zaire or Mahomet, I think, was played; but of course he understood none of it. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  3. Captain Tuckey, in his expedition to the river Zaire discovered ant- hills composed of similar materials to the above, but which, in shape, precisely resembled gigantic toad- stools, as high as a one- story house. – Journal of an African Cruiser by Horatio Bridge
  4. Promoted to the rank of commander, he received charge of the expedition in 1816, sent to explore the Zaire but with most of his people fell a martyr to the spirit of African discovery. – The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2) by John West
  5. She awaited him on the deck of the Zaire a straight, shapely girl of eighteen, fearless, defiant. – Sanders of the River by Edgar Wallace
  6. A tiny little steamer this Zaire – Sanders of the River by Edgar Wallace
  7. Every morning the retired merchant- every ex- tradesman is a retired merchant- spent two hours in the Rue des Saussayes to attend to business, and gave the rest of his time to Mademoiselle Zaire which annoyed Zaire very much. – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
  8. Bits of the Congo Free State are great at seafaring too, and owing to the terrific stream of the great Zaire which spreads a belt of fresh water over the surface of the ocean 200 miles from land, ships fall in with these floating islands, with their trees still flourishing. – West African studies by Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  9. M. Rodolphe will also improvise a parallel between the author of Zaire and the victor of Austerlitz. – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger
  10. The Zaire went swinging in to the Government beach, and there was a captain of Houssas to meet him. – Sanders of the River by Edgar Wallace
  11. Then he went back to the Zaire and set a guard. – Sanders of the River by Edgar Wallace
  12. Connexion between the east and west formerly existed: in the time of John the Second, the Portuguese on the river Zaire in Congo learned the existence of the Abyssinian church. – First Footsteps in East Africa or, an Exploration of Harar by Richard F. Burton
  13. The Zaire backed out into mid- stream, and Sanders stood watching the city wistfully. – Sanders of the River by Edgar Wallace
  14. Before the play was allowed to begin, his majesty the king of the coal- heavers read the bulletin of the day announcing the rapid progress of the queen toward recovery; and then, giving his hand to the queen of the fish- wives, the august pair, followed by their respective suites, executed a dance expressive of their delight at the good news, and then resumed their seats, and listened to Voltaire's " Zaire with the most edifying gravity. – The Life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France by Charles Duke Yonge