Which preposition to use with lee

of Occurrences 187%

I drifted on through the midst of this passionate music and motion, across many a glen, from ridge to ridge; often halting in the lee of a rock for shelter, or to gaze and listen.

in Occurrences 56%

Only in one of these canvases, a counterfeit of Miss Evelyn Ramsay, born a Ramsay of Blenheim, that had married the common great-great-grandfather of both the colonel and PatriciaMajor Orlando Musgrave, an aide-de-camp to General Charles Lee in the Revolution,Rudolph Musgrave found, or seemed to find, dear likenesses to that demented seraph who was about to stoop to his unworthiness.

at Occurrences 23%

If Mock Hen was at Hudson House, nearly two miles from Pell and Doyers Streets, at four o'clock on the afternoon of the homicide, manifestly he could not have been one of the assailants of Quong Lee at one minute past four.

to Occurrences 18%

Dick's own chance was coming right down upon him, a little before he was quite ready for it; for the minister and his wife came out a few moments later, and Mrs. Sunderland took upon herself the duty of presenting Richard Lee to them, very much if as she would have said, "My dear Mr. Fallow,my dear Mrs. Fallow,see what I've found!

with Occurrences 16%

"During the last campaign, in February 1865, I was sent by General Lee with despatches for Kirby Smith, then commanding beyond the Mississippi.

on Occurrences 15%

The writer's design, here, is to indicate the personal appearance and bearing of General Lee on the threshold of the war.

as Occurrences 13%

[Footnote 1: "General Scott stated his purpose to recommend Lee as his successor in the chief command of the army.

for Occurrences 9%

At Second Bull Run, fearfully hammered by the noble Fifth Corps, that had fought like so many tigers at Gaines's Mill and Malvern Hill, even Stonewall Jackson cried to Lee for aid.

From Occurrences 9%

Robert E. Lee From a photograph.

than Occurrences 5%

She had a winsome face, that few men could look upon and not love; and I sometimes thought, when I saw them together, how much better she was suited to Mr. Lee than your Aunt Eleanor, and wondered if he had not found it out himself.

by Occurrences 3%

We place the name of Lee by that of Washington.

after Occurrences 3%

Petersburg XVI.The Retreat and Surrender XVII.Lee returns to Richmond XVIII.General Lee after the War XIX.General Lee's Last Years and Death APPENDIX.

into Occurrences 3%

About November or December, on a clear fine day, the wine should he racked from its lees into clean casks, which may be rinsed with brandy.

about Occurrences 2%

"He also," says the highly-respectable clergyman who furnishes these particulars, "put some pertinent questions to General Lee about the state of public affairs and of the army, showing the most lively interest in the success of our cause.

against Occurrences 2%

Jackson's rapid march and assault on General McClellan's right on the Chickahominy had followed; he then advanced northward, defeated the vanguard of the enemy at Cedar Mountain, led the great column of Lee against the rear of General Pope, destroyed Manassas, held his ground until Lee arrived, and bore an important part in the battle which ensued.

through Occurrences 2%

This was the most decisive battle of the war, and the most bloody, finally lost by Lee through his making the same mistake that Burnside did at Fredericksburg, in attacking equal forces intrenched on a hill.

near Occurrences 1%

As the man came slowly along the winding passage-way, Dick whispered: "You are a recruit in Rickett's legion; you were drunk and lost your way, and I am your major; you are stationed at Fort Lee near Mechanicsville, and you belong to Company G." Jack pretended to be sound asleep when the soldier and Dick entered.

during Occurrences 1%

But Judkins speaks of his suspicions of Everard as Alma's betrayer, alludes to his frequent visits to Mrs. Lee during her illness some months ago, and his constant meeting with Alma.

between Occurrences 1%

A single incident of public importance marks the life of Lee between 1855 and 1861.

behind Occurrences 1%

The Polisson was flying away on the crests of the seas, close-hauled, evidently disposed to make a lee behind the two frigates to windward, which we took for, and which it is probable she knew to be, French.

without Occurrences 1%

"Sir, it is not an artifice of rhetoric which suggests this parallel between two great names in American history; for the suggestion springs spontaneously to every mind, and men scarcely speak of Lee without thinking of a mysterious connection that binds the two together.

throughout Occurrences 1%

" The commander-in-chief who could find time at such a moment to indulge in badinage, must have possessed excellent nerve; and this composure, mingled with a certain buoyant hopefulness, as of one sure of the event, remained with Lee throughout the whole great wrestle with General Hooker.

before Occurrences 1%

Congressionally excluded South, and the spirit in which those measures were advocatedthese are circumstances which it is fairly supposable would have deeply influenced the thoughts, whether spoken or withheld, of a Southerner placed in the position of Lee before the Reconstruction Committee.

toward Occurrences 1%

While Frank and his companions were accompanying Lee toward home, some of the Regulators were indulging in feelings of the deepest malice; and there were about a dozen of themFrank's old enemieswho determined that he should not go unpunished.

under Occurrences 1%

There was a good lee under one of the bergs; in one corner the ice sloped out over me and on either side, forming a sort of grotto; here the air was absolutely still.

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