The native costumes also vary considerably.
For the French retreating along the old Smolensk road, the final goal-- their native land--was too remote, and their immediate goal was Smolensk, toward which all their desires and hopes, enormously intensified in the mass, urged them on.
You will export such articles as the country affords, purely native products, much ice and pine timber and a little granite, always in native bottoms.
To walk in a winter morning in a wood where these birds abounded, their native woods, and hear the wild cockerels crow on the trees, clear and shrill for miles over the resounding earth, drowning the feebler notes of other birds--think of it!
It reminded him of his native Appalachia with the exception of the pines.
BARWANI, a native state of India, in the Bhopawar agency in central India.
The organizing genius of Dupleix everywhere overshadowed the native imagination, and the star of Clive had scarcely yet risen above the horizon.
During his three years of office as resident he was able to render not a few valuable services to the Company; but it is more important to observe that his name nowhere occurs in the official lists of those who derived pecuniary profit from the necessities and weakness of the native court.
No Englishman ever understood the native character so well as Hastings; none ever devoted himself more heartily to the promotion of every scheme, great and small, that could advance the prosperity of India.
Of course, it wasn't native to North America, but neither were her goats.
The native idea, which may be true, is that the shorter period occurs in the case of female and the longer in that of male calves.
The fineness of the hair may perhaps be ascribed to some peculiarity in the atmosphere, for it is remarkable that the cats, dogs and other animals of the country are to 'a certain extent affected in the same way, and that they all lose much of their distinctive beauty when taken from their native districts.
Thus unfortunate in his birth, young Hastings received the elements of education at a charity school in his native village.
The youngest servant of the Company claimed the right of trading on his own account, free from taxation and from local jurisdiction, not only for himself but also for every native subordinate whom he might permit to use his name.
Clive's plan of governing through the agency of the native court had proved a failure.
This reform involved the ruin of many native reputations, and for a second time brought Hastings into collision with the wily Brahman, Nuncomar.
The conseil prive is a deliberative body under the presidency of the lieutenant-governor, composed of colonial officials together with two native members.
The skirts are usually of the native wool (called orbacia).
There may be seen the native dances and break-neck horse-racesthe riders bareback - through the main street of the village.
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.
I sometimes found the name of his native parish handsomely written in the snow by the highway, with the proper French accent, and knew that he had passed.
It was to see my native village in the light of the Middle Ages, and our Concord was turned into a Rhine stream, and visions of knights and castles passed before me.
Napoleon, after making the Cossack a present, had him set free like a bird restored to its native fields.
Thursday's storm had roared into town with uncommon severity, bringing with it not only more than two feet of fresh snow, but a wind that set the white stuff a-dancing and swirling about the town, like a wild rhumba or some native fertility rite.
The establishment of a post office in the town helped the town attract new businesses.
Cynthia (Hostia) was a native of Tibur (iv.
Ready cash could alone fill up the void; and it was to the hoards of native princes that Hastings's fertile mind at once turned.
Concerning his second marriage, it suffices to say that the Baroness Imhoff was nearly forty years of age, with a family of grown-up children, when the complaisant law of her native land allowed her to become Mrs Hastings.
The commune forms the basis of the native social system.
After touring the United States for more than nine months in the 1830s, Alexis de Tocqueville returned to his native France and penned the two-volume Democracy in America.
To be successful in the world, for a while both English and one's native tongue will be requirements.