Queen City


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Queen City the largest city in North Carolina; located in south central North Carolina
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In literature:

His father, who bore the same Christian name, was latterly Queen's printer in that city.
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volumes I-VI." by Various
Lord Williams of Thame was on the spot by the queen's order; and the city guard were under arms to prevent disturbance.
"The Reign of Mary Tudor" by James Anthony Froude
Vienna, the Queen City 50.
"The Mentor: The War of 1812" by Albert Bushnell Hart
In the evening, throughout the City, and without the gates, was the new Queen proclaimed.
"Robin Tremayne" by Emily Sarah Holt
After a solemn service in the Dom, the king and queen drove through the illuminated city to the opera-house.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 6 of 8" by Various
They thought there was danger that the city itself would be given up to plunder if the queen's troops gained admission.
"Richard III" by Jacob Abbott
Retracing our steps, we enter Queen Street, the main street of the city.
"Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)" by William Delisle Hay
Whilst all this was passing, the Queen Drushnevna was living in the same city, and washed linen for her livelihood.
"The Russian Garland" by Various
He was full of enthusiasm for that Queen of Cities.
"The Brownings" by Lilian Whiting
A similar institution for girls is the Queen Victoria College in the same city.
"A History of the English Church in New Zealand" by Henry Thomas Purchas
Do not expect to see the city of Solomon's time which the Queen of Sheba came to visit.
"A Trip to the Orient" by Robert Urie Jacob
Cincinnati, the Queen City.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 4" by Various
Who can ever forget the first intoxicating impression of this queen of cities?
"Geraldine Farrar" by Geraldine Farrar
We stopped at Pasco Junction, and a man told me that it was the Queen City of the Prairie.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
You should answer: 'Glorious Queen, I am from the city of Toul.
"The Branding Needle, or The Monastery of Charolles" by Eugène Sue
When the Queen entered they were pouring through the city gates in flight.
"Two Royal Foes" by Eva Madden
That day Queen Rosewhite bought new slippers for many little maids in the city.
"The Islands of Magic" by Elsie Spicer Eells
The Queen of the Adriatic seemed like a fairy city when the young Savoyard first beheld it.
"The Court Jester" by Cornelia Baker
It is said that the woman who should have one day been the Queen of England, lived near the city of Vancouver a few years ago.
"Alaska" by Ella Higginson
The imperial city, she stood there, beautiful and admired, the queen of nations.
"Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 2 (of 3)" by Theodore Parker

In poetry:

Hail, in city Galilean
To the maid of lowly station!
Hail, in city empyrean
To the Queen of all creation!
"The Annunciation" by Digby Mackworth Dolben
To leafy wild, and city's hum,
The queen of joy, I come, I come;
The little rills no more are dumb;
But hail me, as I come, I come.
"The Song Of May" by James Avis Bartley
Because man loved me, no God takes pity:
My ghost goes wailing where I was Queen!
Alas! my chamber in Troy's tall city,
My golden couches, my hangings green!
"Helen Of Troy" by Nora Jane Hopper Chesson
Forget all these, for, though they truly hurt,
Even to the soul, they are not lasting things,
Men are no gods, men tread the city dirt,
But in our souls we can be queens and kings.
"Sonnet II" by John Masefield
Romance through all her nature ran--
Indeed, to wed a husband-man
Suffused her ardent maiden thought;
But lofty fancy dwelt upon
A new "Queen Anne," a terraced lawn,
A city's corner lot.
"Never Had A Chance" by Hattie Howard
Out of the west a voice—a shudder of horror and pity;
Quivers along the pulses of all the winds that blow;—
Woe for the fallen queen, for the proud and beautiful city.
Out of the North a cry—lamentation and mourning and woe.
"The Burning of Chicago" by Kate Seymour Maclean

In news:

Harry's LIC at Water Taxi Beach, Borden Avenue & 2nd Street, Long Island City, Queens, 212-742-1969, watertaxibeach.com.
Willie (The Actor) Sutton raises his right hand at the Queens County Courthouse in Long Island City, New York on March 28, 1952.
These talented kids from Queens, whose sophomore album is due out this month, honed their indie pop sound on subway platforms around New York City, where "everybody is a freelancer of something," says lead singer Judah Dadone.
Beyoncé stans from around the nation are flocking to Atlantic City this weekend to catch the reigning queen of music make her return to the stage.
Volunteers prepared Thanksgiving dinners for people in the Queens borough of New York City, which was hit hard by Superstorm Sandy.
The City of Henderson's "Sauerkraut Queens" have been selected to appear on labels of Frank's Sauerkraut as part of the company's national "Search For Sweetness" campaign.
Is called The Queen City, and she's showing her best face to visitors during this week's Democratic National Convention, which began Tuesday.
The official " Grave Tender" of music legend Hank Williams made a stop in the Queen City on Saturday.
0 Snow from a Nor'Easter storm coats homes burned in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy in the Queens borough of New York City.
The official "Grave Tender" of music legend Hank Williams made a stop in the Queen City on Saturday.
Ferry service into Manhattan started Monday for the Rockaway section of Queens, one of the hardest hit New York City neighborhoods after Superstorm Sandy.
Participants of the annual Queen City Race for Life were fitted in their heels .
Zenith uses using the wasteyards and warehouses of Brooklyn and Queens as the city of a wasted future.
Residents say the Rockaways section of the Queens in New York City is a family friendly place.
More than a million people on London streets as the queen tours the city, predicts Clark.