1 The Yankees are recruiting men for frontier service to fight the Indians, recruiting them from among Confederate prisoners.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XVI
2 The town was roaring--wide open like a frontier village, making no effort to cover its vices and sins.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XXXVII
3 She saw Main Street in the dusty prairie sunset, a line of frontier shanties with solemn lonely people waiting for her, solemn and lonely as an old man who has outlived his friends.
Main Street By Sinclair LewisGet Context In CHAPTER XXXVIII
4 In every frontier settlement there are men who have come there to escape restraint.
My Antonia By Willa CatherGet Context In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XI
5 In short, any eye at all practised in the signs of a frontier warfare might easily have traced all those unerring evidences of the ruthless results which attend an Indian vengeance.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperGet Context In CHAPTER 33
6 The desperate route traversed Genappe, traversed Quatre-Bras, traversed Gosselies, traversed Frasnes, traversed Charleroi, traversed Thuin, and only halted at the frontier.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIII—THE CATASTROPHE
7 Then he passed to the frontier of Italy, and was one of the thirty grenadiers who defended the Col de Tende with Joubert.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—ONE OF THE RED SPECTRES OF THAT EPOCH
8 Marius saw in Bonaparte the dazzling spectre which will always rise upon the frontier, and which will guard the future.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE CONSEQUENCES OF HAVING MET A WARDEN
9 On forming our little Holy Alliance we assigned ourselves each our frontier, which we never cross.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 4: CHAPTER IV—THE BACK ROOM OF THE CAFE MUSAIN
10 Despotism violates the moral frontier, an invasion violates the geographical frontier.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 13: CHAPTER III—THE EXTREME EDGE
11 Caderousse was, like Fernand, enrolled in the army, but, being married and eight years older, he was merely sent to the frontier.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 13. The Hundred Days.
12 Fernand was enrolled in the active troop, went to the frontier with his regiment, and was at the battle of Ligny.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 27. The Story.
13 Your father did not hesitate an instant, and the sum was sent to the frontier of Piedmont, with a passport signed for Italy.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 56. Andrea Cavalcanti.
14 To Brussels, if you like; it is the nearest frontier.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 97. The Departure for Belgium.
15 Its name is known to God alone, but at least it was to be procured only in the immediate neighbourhood of the frontier.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich GogolGet Context In PART 1: CHAPTER XI