TRAVEL in Classic Quotes

Simple words can express big ideas - learn how great writers to make beautiful sentences with common words.
Quotes from My Antonia by Willa Cather
Free Online Vocabulary Test
K12, SAT, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL
 Search Panel
Word:
You may input your word or phrase.
Author:
Book:
 
Stems:
If search object is a contraction or phrase, it'll be ignored.
Sort by:
Each search starts from the first page. Its result is limited to the first 17 sentences. If you upgrade to a VIP account, you will see up to 500 sentences for one search.
Common Search Words
 Current Search - travel in My Antonia
1  Her husband stood at the desk and welcomed incoming travellers.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VII
2  His gaze travelled slowly down from the ceiling and rested on me.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: IV
3  Lena often said she hoped I would be a travelling man when I grew up.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: V
4  The bucket travelled across a box canon three hundred feet deep, and about a third full of water.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XV
5  Even the smartest travelling men were flattered when Mrs. Gardener stopped to chat with them for a moment.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VII
6  If he went to the hotel to see a travelling man on business, there was Tiny, arching her shoulders at him like a kitten.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IX
7  When his deep-seeing eyes rested on me, I felt as if he were looking far ahead into the future for me, down the road I would have to travel.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XII
8  The Boys' Home was the best hotel on our branch of the Burlington, and all the commercial travellers in that territory tried to get into Black Hawk for Sunday.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: V
9  She was kept there for a few months, then escaped and walked all the way home, nearly two hundred miles, travelling by night and hiding in barns and haystacks by day.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: IV
10  I travelled in the care of a mountain boy, Jake Marpole, one of the 'hands' on my father's old farm under the Blue Ridge, who was now going West to work for my grandfather.'
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: I
11  The burrow sloped into the ground at a gentle angle, so that we could see where the two corridors united, and the floor was dusty from use, like a little highway over which much travel went.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VII
12  I did not know all the men who were sitting about, but I recognized a furniture salesman from Kansas City, a drug man, and Willy O'Reilly, who travelled for a jewellery house and sold musical instruments.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VII
13  The patch of yellow sunlight on the floor travelled back toward the stairway, and grandmother and I talked about my journey, and about the arrival of the new Bohemian family; she said they were to be our nearest neighbours.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: II
14  On Sunday mornings one could see him out at the fair grounds, speeding around the race-course in his trotting-buggy, wearing yellow gloves and a black-and-white-check travelling cap, his whiskers blowing back in the breeze.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XI
15  They were all generous, these travelling men; they gave Tiny Soderball handkerchiefs and gloves and ribbons and striped stockings, and so many bottles of perfume and cakes of scented soap that she bestowed some of them on Lena.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: V
16  Perhaps the glide of long railway travel was still with me, for more than anything else I felt motion in the landscape; in the fresh, easy-blowing morning wind, and in the earth itself, as if the shaggy grass were a sort of loose hide, and underneath it herds of wild buffalo were galloping, galloping.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: II