269 examples of mandarin in sentences
'Oh yes, it will, for Mr. Feist plays a part in your life.' 'About as distant as Voltaire's Chinese Mandarin, I fancy,' Margaret suggested.
To the Chinese the "south-pointing needle" continued to be a mere plaything to be seen every day in the sedan chair of a mandarin, or in wheeled vehicles.
"Now, mandarin, now!
Take that toasted child away, and fan her like a Chinese mandarin, while I dish up this dreadful dinner.
When you are dealing with a mandarin, you should always be on the lookout.
Instead of twelve carriages, there are now only ten, placed in the following order: engine, tender, front van, two first-class cars, dining car, two second-class cars, the van with the defunct mandarin, rear van.
The scene we witness is not devoid of interest; it is the giving over of the corpse of the mandarin Yen Lou by the Persian guards to a detachment of soldiers of the Green Standard, who form the Chinese gendarmerie.
"Well," said I to the major, "this mandarin must be some very exalted personage if the Son of Heaven sends him a guard of honor" "Or of defence," replies the major.
Is it a reply to my wire sent from Merv, relative to the mandarin Yen Lou? I open it.
And so, for greater security, the Persian government, in agreement with the Chinese government, has allowed it to be believed that we were carrying the corpse of a mandarin, when we were really taking to Pekin a treasure worth fifteen million of francs.
Some would rather travel with the millions than carry a corpse along with them, even though it was that of a first-class mandarin.
There is no mistake possible, as in the case of that pretended mandarin, Yen-Lou, which I shall never forgetbut then, it was in the country of the false Smerdis and that must be my excuse.
The tong of U.S. Chinatowns (tang in Mandarin) are late and organizations of businessmen only (S. Yokoyama and Laai Yi-faai).
Christopher Morley (A); 4Jan54; R123572. Mandarin in Manhattan.
R109310, 20Mar53, Felix Riesenberg, Jr. (C) RILEY, ALICE C. D. The mandarin coat, and five other one act plays.
The mandarin coat.
Der wunderbare Mandarin, pantomime in 1 act.
He is too old to go to China and turn mandarin; in a word, if he is wise, there is no place but France for him.
And he reached his fingers over The rim of the sea, like sails from Dover, And caught a Mandarin at prayer, And tickled his nose in Orion's hair.
Here is a young and courtly Mandarin, handing tea to a lady from a salvertwo miles off.
The old Lady, however, begged him first of all to hear her Story, by which he learned that she was sister to a great Mandarin, who would infallibly make the Fortune of his Brother-in-Law as soon as he should know to whose Lot she fell.
"Eh bien, old woman," said Mandarin, turning, without rising, and speaking sharply in the negro French, "have you any reason to give why you should not be hung to that limb over your head?
It was Charlie Mandarin who spoke.
"Come and dine with us tonight," the mandarin said graciously.
But where are you dining tonight?" asked the mandarin curiously.