Courier in a sentence

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Definition of Courier

  • A messenger sent with haste to convey letters or dispatches, usually on public business.
  • An attendant on travelers, whose business it is to make arrangements for their convenience at hotels and on the way.
  • a person who carries a message

How to use courier in a sentence. Courier pronunciation.

He was appointed police-court reporter on the Moscow "Courier," where he went through the daily drudgery without attracting any attention.
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About 10 o'clock, a courier came back in haste, for me to see a man who had been thrown from his mule and crushed under the wheels of his wagon.
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I will ride square up with the courier, and keep him between myself and the train.
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The Emperor remained only a short time at Munich; and the day of his arrival a courier was sent in haste by the grand marshal to M. de Lucay to inform him that his Majesty would be at Fontainebleau on the 27th of October, in the evening probably, and that the household of the Emperor, as well as that of the Empress, should be at this residence to receive his Majesty.
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But, instead of arriving on the evening of the 27th, the Emperor had traveled with such speed, that, on the 26th at ten o'clock in the morning, he was at the gates of the palace of Fontainebleau; and consequently, with the exception of the grand marshal, a courier, and the gate-keeper of Fontainebleau, he found no one to receive him on his descent from the carriage.
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He was regarding every one around him as if searching for some one to scold, when, finding that the courier was preparing to alight from his horse, on which he was more stuck than seated, he said to him: "You can rest to- morrow; hasten to Saint-Cloud and announce my arrival," and the poor courier recommenced his furious gallop.
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The first letters of the Empress were very short, and probably cold, for the Emperor said nothing about them; but afterwards they grew longer and gradually more affectionate, and the Emperor read them in transports of delight, awaiting the arrival of these letters with the impatience of a lover twenty years of age, and always saying the couriers traveled slowly, although they broke down their horses.
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In the little village of Courcelles, the Emperor met the last courier, who preceded by only a few moments the carriages of the Empress; and as it was raining in torrents, his Majesty took shelter on the porch of the village church.
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At the end of a few hours, special couriers were sent on all roads leading to foreign courts, bearing the news of the delivery of the Empress; the Emperor's pages being charged with this mission to the Senate of Italy, and the municipal bodies of Milan and Rome.
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Thus things stood until November, when a letter appeared in the New York "Courier and Inquirer," stating that President Jackson, in his forthcoming first annual message to Congress, would come out strongly against the Bank itself.
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He had noted, with some secret alarm, a grave-faced, sturdy Frenchman, still in the forties, who was cast in the role of either courier or butler for the beautiful Mem-Sahib, whose loveliness in extenso he so far only divined by guess-work.
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They come by the eastern road, and it is believed that they are couriers from the King of Basque.
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Two couriers from the King of Basque have arrived on foam- flecked horses, and ask to see you instantly.
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The couriers of the King of Basque!
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They stare amazed at the girl seated beside the King_. FIRST COURIER.
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Why, he has a couple of columns a week right here in the Edmundton Courier.
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On the same evening the Nuncio expedited a courier to Rome, and I have heard to-day that the nomination of Miollis is confirmed by the Pope.
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A courier from Duroc was said to have brought this news, which at first made some impression, but it wore away by degrees; and our Government, to judge from the expressions of persons in its confidence, seems more to court than to fear a rupture with Prussia.
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A courier from Talleyrand at Strasburg to Bonaparte at Ulm was ordered to pass by the corps under the command of Marmont, to whom, in case the Emperor had advanced too far into Germany, he was to deliver his papers.
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This courier was surprised and interrupted by some Austrian light troops; and, as it was only some few hours after being informed of this capture that Bonaparte expressed himself frankly, as related above, it was supposed by his army that the Austrian Government had already in its power despatches which made our schemes of improvement at Paris no longer any secrets at Vienna.
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Examples of Courier

Example #1
But when he published in this newspaper a short story, Gorki sent a telegram to the office, demanding to know the real name of the writer who signed himself Leonid Andreev.
Example #2
He very soon abandoned law for literature, as so many writers have done, and his rise has been exceedingly rapid.
Example #3
He did not know who the man was-he was about half or three-quarters of a mile ahead.
Example #4
I fell back with the officers of the rear guard, and the excitement of the morning was soon forgotten.
Example #5
When we came to the spot I inquired who the man was, for he was so mutilated I could not recognize him.
Example #6
The thought then occurred to me, I shall probably have to pass Mc's team.