Sentence Examples


  • The governesses were discussing whether it was cheaper to live in Moscow or Odessa.
  • All the domestic circle, tutors, governesses, and guests, were already at the tea table.
  • Under the disguise of doctors, midwives, school teachers, governesses, factory hands or common labourers, they sought to make proselytes among the peasantry and the workmen in the industrial centres by revolutionary pamphlets and oral explanations.
  • In accordance with the custom then prevailing in German princely families, she was educated chiefly by French governesses and tutors.
  • His earliest governesses were the wives of a tailor and a vintner from the Dutch settlement; a sailor called Norman taught him the rudiments of navigation; and, when he grew older, he was placed under the care of a Hungarian refugee, Janos Zeikin, who seems to have been a conscientious teacher.