The corn grown on the upland side of the borough was garnered by farmers who lived in an eastern purlieu called Durnover.
"The Mayor of Casterbridge" by Thomas Hardy
The girl was brought up among exiles and political criminals in the purlieu of Montmartre.
"Carnac's Folly, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
As a purlieu hunter, I have hitherto beaten about the circuit of the forest of this microcosm, and followed only those outward adventitious causes.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
They evidently deemed that a legal purlieu was a better place for 'pickings.
"Prose Fancies" by Richard Le Gallienne
In what purlieu of Cockayne?
"Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle" by Clement K. Shorter
It is remarkable that the term purlieu is never once mentioned in this long roll of parchment.
"The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 1" by Gilbert White
A great fear seized her that it would be impossible to keep Hamlyn's Purlieu, and she was stricken with panic.
"The Explorer" by W. Somerset Maugham
From the eleventh story up, its wide windows surveyed every purlieu of Manhattan.
"Out of the Air" by Inez Haynes Irwin