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  • The boys sighed flutteringly, like birds, as their compatriot stepped to meet him.†   (source)
  • She seemed to view him as a compatriot.†   (source)
  • "I would further assert that you, Mr. Ruiz, and your compatriot, Mr. Montes, are the most contemptible, cowardly, and vile breed of criminals," Tappan continued.†   (source)
  • "What is it?" a white-haired gentleman demands, several of his compatriots at his heel.†   (source)
  • But whom should I fear more, the Nazis or the Poles—the Poles whom I suppose I should consider my compatriots?†   (source)
  • My-er—compatriots will find it fascinating.†   (source)
  • I walked out of the steam room whistling "The Best Things in Life Are Free"—then chopped it off in sudden sorrow for all my poor, unhappy compatriots cheated of their birthright by the most mammoth hoax in history.†   (source)
  • In return for its use as an invasion base, Mexico was promisedrestoration of her "American colonies," seized more than seventy years earlier by Sam Houston and his compatriots.†   (source)
  • I wanted to ask Rhea who his two compatriots were in the Triumvirate, but I decided I could not bear the information at present.†   (source)
  • On a foggy night his pursuers had to run in close and were more apt to lose their quarry altogether, in which case they turned to their radios, checking in with various compatriots whom they invariably found to be checking in with them: hapless voices tuned to one another in the hope of some shred of knowledge.†   (source)
  • A howl of wind filled the chamber, clawing at Eragon's hair and cloak and sending the men closest to him flying back into their compatriots, clearing a space of ten feet in front of him.†   (source)
  • It would be regrettable if you were to convey the wrong impression...Very well, I leave it to you and your compatriots to devise an appropriate motto.†   (source)
  • It was obvious that some of the children were Kull, for even the younger ones towered over their compatriots and, sometimes, their parents.†   (source)
  • Any man or woman who abandons apartheid will be embraced in our struggle for a democratic, nonracial South Africa; we must do everything we can to persuade our white compatriots that a new, nonracial South Africa will be a better place for all.†   (source)
  • The deaths of Roland's compatriots, Cuthbert and Jamie, or his adventures during the years between his coming of age and his first appearance to us in the de-sert?†   (source)
  • And Murtagh had derived entirely too much pleasure from the anguish he inflicted upon Eragon by revealing they were both sons of Morzan-first and last of the thirteen Dragon Riders, the Forsworn, who had betrayed their compatriots to Galbatorix.†   (source)
  • Never had "a citizen of a free country enjoyed among his compatriots a confidence as pure and as universal ....a real merit and a faithful virtue must be the basis of it."†   (source)
  • From their stations along Carvahall's perimeter, the other watchmen congregated around their murdered compatriot, forming a huddle of shuttered lanterns.†   (source)
  • Then, after saying that, she went on, 'Three days ago I was negotiating in the ghetto with one of your compatriots.†   (source)
  • Let me quote that widely traveled culturologist and rake, Dr. Rufo: "Oscar, when you get home, don't expect too much of your feminine compatriots.†   (source)
  • Living in a nation which practically invented anti-Semitism, living in a ghetto, which we Poles originated, how could you expect any help from your compatriots?†   (source)
  • It is hard to understand how he could have been blind to the fact that the great death-happening wrought upon the European Jews by the Nazis would descend like a smothering fog around his compatriots—a people loathed with such ferocity that only the precedence of an even more urgent loathing accorded the Jews was a rampart against their own eventual obliteration.†   (source)
  • But, as they had all been in the British Embassy way in sundry parts of the earth, and as a British Embassy cannot better establish a character with the Circumlocution Office than by treating its compatriots with illimitable contempt (else it would become like the Embassies of other countries), Clennam felt that on the whole they let him off lightly.†   (source)
  • When it became known to the Britons on the shore of the yellow Tiber that their intelligent compatriot, Mr Sparkler, was made one of the Lords of their Circumlocution Office, they took it as a piece of news with which they had no nearer concern than with any other piece of news—any other Accident or Offence—in the English papers.†   (source)
  • I had the honour of making your acquaintance—of presenting my letter; I am a Knight of Industry, at your service, madame, but my polished manners had won me so much of success, as a master of languages, among your compatriots who are as stiff as their own starch is to one another, but are ready to relax to a foreign gentleman of polished manners—and of observing one or two little things,' he glanced around the room and smiled, 'about this honourable house, to know which was necessary to assure me, and to convince me that I had the distinguished pleasure of making the acquaintance of the lady I sought.†   (source)
  • Having rescued the most defenceless of his compatriots from situations of great extremity, he now went his way alone, or as nearly alone as he could be, with a native gentleman in a suit of grease and a cap of the same material, giving chase at a distance of some fifty yards, and continually calling after him, 'Hi!†   (source)
  • I'd better go to have a look at your compatriots," Catherine said.†   (source)
  • It was plain that he was reconciling the claims of compatriot courtesy and official rectitude.†   (source)
  • He looked a great deal as his compatriot must have looked when he saw the promised land.†   (source)
  • All of your rich compatriots who wish sentimentally to aid the Soviet Union as they believe or to insure themselves a little against any eventual success of the party see instantly in the face of this man, and in his manner that he can be none other than a trusted agent of the Comintern.†   (source)
  • Too many compatriots   (source)
  • Yes, he is an ailing compatriot, a friend.†   (source)
  • Yes, my compatriots, happily cast him out and sent him forth!†   (source)
  • I have had one of YOUR compatriots in my time, sir.†   (source)
  • You have a right to be unjust to them, monsieur; they are your compatriots.†   (source)
  • "What a good deed you did yesterday to our poor compatriot!" said the princess.†   (source)
  • You know a compatriot who has found a Refuge there?†   (source)
  • After the fat grandfather went away, there came a pretty little compatriot.†   (source)
  • "Pardon me," said he, smiling, "pardon me my dear compatriot, but I had wholly forgotten you.†   (source)
  • Their own compatriots—save those previously known or properly accredited—they treated with an even more pronounced disdain; so that, unless they ran across a Chivers, a Dagonet or a Mingott, their months abroad were spent in an unbroken tete-a-tete.†   (source)
  • By this method serious and I may say ludicrous accidents, such as befell one of my compatriots during that delightful reception at the English Club, are avoided.†   (source)
  • Whistler was an influence strong with the English and his compatriots, and the discerning collected Japanese prints.†   (source)
  • This is a pleasure, Madame; my royal father, as you know, is ever glad to welcome those of your compatriots whom France has driven from her shores.†   (source)
  • There are certain classes of English people—the nicer ones when they have been to many spas, who seem to make a point of becoming much more than usually animated when they are introduced to my compatriots.†   (source)
  • The approval of your compatriots no longer interests me, I have become anti-British, and ought to have done so sooner, it would have saved me numerous misfortunes.†   (source)
  • All those things you have established in regard to morality, you and your ailing compatriot—do you seriously suppose they surprise me?†   (source)
  • For him, as for so many of his compatriots, France was the only country for a man of intelligence and Paris the centre of the world.†   (source)
  • Every compatriot of Lady Blakeney's is doubly welcome for her sake ...her friends are our friends ...her enemies, the enemies of England.†   (source)
  • He felt angry and bruised; he was too proud to tempt her back, but he did not consider that she had behaved badly, because where his compatriots were concerned he had a generous mind.†   (source)
  • One small group of records contained the closing scenes of a grandiose opera overflowing with melodic genius, written by one of Herr Settembrini's compatriots, an old Southern master of musical drama, who had composed it in the second half of the previous century on commission from an Oriental prince, as part of solemn ceremonies at the dedication of a work of technology that would bring nations closer together.†   (source)
  • I am delighted to meet a compatriot.†   (source)
  • Frequently he took a large box and invited a party of his compatriots; this was a mode of recreation to which he was much addicted.†   (source)
  • That's very well; we're compatriots.†   (source)
  • But with all his failings, and the annoyances he caused me, Nippers, like his compatriot Turkey, was a very useful man to me; wrote a neat, swift hand; and, when he chose, was not deficient in a gentlemanly sort of deportment.†   (source)
  • "None but a compatriot," his Excellency declared, "could have performed that majestic dance in such a way."†   (source)
  • Time was necessary to blend the numerous and affluent colonists of the lower province with their new compatriots; but the thinner and more humble population above, was almost immediately swallowed in the vortex which attended the tide of instant emigration.†   (source)
  • Treville understood admirably the war method of that period, in which he who could not live at the expense of the enemy must live at the expense of his compatriots.†   (source)
  • As I was saying—" Her look so discomposed him that he stopped, wandered, and began anew: "As I was saying; if Monsieur Manette had not died; if he had suddenly and silently disappeared; if he had been spirited away; if it had not been difficult to guess to what dreadful place, though no art could trace him; if he had an enemy in some compatriot who could exercise a privilege that I in my own time have known the boldest people afraid to speak of in a whisper, across the water there; for instance, the privilege of filling up blank forms for the consignment of any one to the oblivion of a prison for any length of time; if his wife had implored the king, the queen, the court, the clergy, fo†   (source)
  • She was always at home on Sunday afternoons and surrounded by sympathetic compatriots, usually the same.†   (source)
  • The mild and indolent descendants of the ancient colonists received their new compatriots without distrust, well knowing that the transfer raised them from the condition of subjects, to the more enviable distinction of citizens in a government of laws.†   (source)
  • I from the one side and Prince Bagration from the other are marching to unite our forces before Smolensk, which junction will be effected on the 22nd instant, and both armies with their united forces will defend our compatriots of the province entrusted to your care till our efforts shall have beaten back the enemies of our Fatherland, or till the last warrior in our valiant ranks has perished.†   (source)
  • This lackey was my compatriot; and we became the more intimate from there being many resemblances of character between us.†   (source)
  • In addition to this, after a half hour's conversation d'Artagnan was convinced that Milady was his compatriot; she spoke French with an elegance and a purity that left no doubt on that head.†   (source)
  • "But," continued M. de Treville, fixing upon his compatriot a look so piercing that it might be said he wished to read the thoughts of his heart, "on account of my old companion, your father, as I have said, I will do something for you, young man.†   (source)
  • As d'Artagnan so constantly frequented the hotel, no difficulty was made in complying with his request, and a servant went to inform M. de Treville that his young compatriot, having something important to communicate, solicited a private audience.†   (source)
  • At this demand d'Artagnan gave his name very modestly, emphasized the title of compatriot, and begged the servant who had put the question to him to request a moment's audience of M. de Treville—a request which the other, with an air of protection, promised to transmit in due season.†   (source)
  • M. de Treville smiled at this flourish; and leaving his young man compatriot in the embrasure of the window, where they had talked together, he seated himself at a table in order to write the promised letter of recommendation.†   (source)
  • I am not willing that a compatriot, a handsome cavalier, a brave youth, quite fit to make his way, should become the dupe of all these artifices and fall into the snare after the example of so many others who have been ruined by it.†   (source)
  • It is true that this provincial was a Gascon; and that, particularly at this period, the compatriots of d'Artagnan had the reputation of not being easily intimidated.†   (source)
  • But is it the custom for the officers in the English navy to place themselves at the service of their female compatriots when they land in a port of Great Britain, and carry their gallantry so far as to conduct them ashore?†   (source)
  • Knife with which Voisin dismembered the wife of a compatriot and hid remains in a sheet in the cellar, the unfortunate female's throat being cut from ear to ear.†   (source)
  • They then posted themselves on the level ground at the outlet of the Sierra, and as soon as Don Quixote and his companions emerged from it the curate began to examine him very deliberately, as though he were striving to recognise him, and after having stared at him for some time he hastened towards him with open arms exclaiming, "A happy meeting with the mirror of chivalry, my worthy compatriot Don Quixote of La Mancha, the flower and cream of high breeding, the protection and relief of the distressed, the quintessence of knights-errant!"†   (source)
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