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