It was nice to hear English spoken without a Spanish accent.
"You could see if the library has a Mayan-English dictionary," Cynthia offered with a twinkle in her eye as she led Maria to the dining room, holding her hand.
Her English vocabulary was growing a word at a time—mostly terms like dust, vacuum, linens, dishes and other domestic terminologies.
The Deans met Maria's betrothed, Emilio, who spoke halting English and was as polite as his fiancée.
We speak English here.
"English?" she asked hopefully.
The two German women sharing her room ceased talking when she entered and looked her over before one said in halting English, "You're American."
"Is it Old French or English?" another asked.
For once, she hadn't corrected his English, only nodded once more and held out her arm for the bracelet.
It sounds like some English gothic—a naive waif married off to tyrannical older man who holds her hostage in a golden cage and beats her into submission!
Edith is, as them English novels say, 'in seclusion'—probably plotting how to wrap up Donald and take him home.
I read an English caper about that happening one time.
Sarah and Jackson had been 23 and 25 years old respectively, living privileged, English aristocratic lives when they were abducted and turned into vampires.
Jen, the valedictorian of her class, was to attend Ryder College in New Jersey and major in English Literature.
Fred said as coffee and English muffins were served.
They spoke in broken English, but they appeared to understand what she wanted.
Although this "much-abused prelate," as Lecky calls him, was a firm supporter of the English government in Ireland, he was far from being a man of tyrannical or intolerant disposition.
See also Rene Doumic's George Sand (1909), which has been translated into English by Alys Hallard as George Sand: Some Aspects of her Life and Writings (1910).
In 1360 it was surrendered by the peace of Bretigny to the English; they were, however, expelled in 1373 by the troops of Charles V., who granted the town numerous privileges.
There were thousands of English soldiers in Boston.
"The English! the English!" said the young men.
Such was the way in which the first true English poem was written.
More people are learning English in China than there are people who speak it in the United States.
These nations will play a substantial role in shaping this new English, as they bring grammatical structure, idioms, and nuanced words from their native tongue.
Shakespeare was undoubtedly the greatest master the English language has ever known and, quite probably, will ever know.
It was called "Ivy Green" because the house and the surrounding trees and fences were covered with beautiful English ivy.
My studies for the first year were English history, English literature, German, Latin, arithmetic, Latin composition and occasional themes.
Mr. Gilman instructed me part of the year in English literature.
The condition of the operatives is becoming every day more like that of the English; and it cannot be wondered at, since, as far as I have heard or observed, the principal object is, not that mankind may be well and honestly clad, but, unquestionably, that corporations may be enriched.
There is in this town, with a very few exceptions, no taste for the best or for very good books even in English literature, whose words all can read and spell.
This is about as much as the college-bred generally do or aspire to do, and they take an English paper for the purpose.
"Capital!" said Prince Hippolyte in English, and began slapping his knee with the palm of his hand.
Anatole kept on refilling Pierre's glass while explaining that Dolokhov was betting with Stevens, an English naval officer, that he would drink a bottle of rum sitting on the outer ledge of the third floor window with his legs hanging out.
The English will come off badly, you know, if Napoleon gets across the Channel.