Sentences Containing 'courier'
The postilions, with a thousand gossamer gnats circling about them in lieu of the Furies, quietly mended the points to the lashes of their whips; the valet walked by the horses; the courier was audible, trotting on ahead into the dun distance.
It was in The Times and The Courier, I know; though it was not put in as it ought to be.
``Yes; I received the news this evening by a courier.
``I have just received my courier from Greece,''said Danglars.
Bertuccio obeyed and despatched a courier to Pontoise to say the traveling carriage would arrive at sixo'clock.
Beauchamp understood that nothing remained but to submit, and left the office to despatch a courier to Morcerf.
And he who has shown the greatest longing for him has been the great Emperor of China, who wrote me a letter in Chinese a month ago and sent it by a special courier.
More Vocab Words::: nullify - make invalid; make null; invalidate
::: evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation
::: infidel - unbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)
::: historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
::: preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
::: redoubtable - formidable; causing fear
::: astronomical - enormously large or extensive
::: exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
::: dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
::: roseate - rosy; optimistic; Ex. roseate views