The Collaborative International Dictionary
Usage examples of "ople".
The compass of the estate was half an acre, and perhaps a perch or two, just the size for the hugging love General Ople was happiest in giving.
Their speech concerning Lady Camper was an exchange of commonplaces over her loneliness: and this condition of hers was the more perplexing to General Ople on his hearing from his daughter that the lady was very fine-looking, and not so very old, as he had fancied eccentric ladies must be.
General Ople gathered from the rector that she had a great contempt for men: yet it was curiously varied with lamentations over the weakness of women.
So it was with General Ople, and nothing is left for me to say except, that there is broader ground than the chessboard.
General Ople met him outside his gates, received and returned a polite salute, liked his appearance and manners and talked of him to Elizabeth, asking her if by chance she had seen him.
And to believe that, was for the mind of General Ople the having to return to his alphabet and recommence the ascent of the laborious mountain of understanding.
General Ople ever footed with the utmost caution to avoid that quagmire of the ridiculous.
General Ople was the hero to champion a lady whose airs of haughtiness caused her to be somewhat backbitten.
The Pollingtons, the Wilders, the Wardens, the Baerens, the Goslings, and others of his acquaintance, talked of Lady Camper and General Ople rather maliciously.
General Ople beheld his daughter by the river-side at the end of the lane, under escort of Mr.
A note was handed to General Ople, with the request that he would step in to speak with Lady Camper in the course of the evening, or next morning.
General Ople started, admitted that the word was French, and apologized for his pronunciation.
And as a crutch, General Ople, parading her grounds with the aged woman, found himself used and treated.
A dreadful presentiment, that he did not know the worst of her, rolled an ocean of gloom upon General Ople, striking out one solitary thought in the obscurity, namely, that he was about to receive punishment for retiring from active service to a life of ease at a comparatively early age, when still in marching trim.
General Ople was really forced, by his manly dignity, to make this protest on its behalf.