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To come abroad


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To come abroad To move or be away from one's home or country.
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  • Winston Churchill
    “When I am abroad, I always make it a rule to never criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.”


In literature:

He had been a monk abroad, but coming on a visit to his uncle he obtained permission to "migrate" to St. Albans.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Saint Albans" by Thomas Perkins
Major Warren had been summoned from abroad a month earlier than he had planned to come.
"Under Fire" by Charles King
After a term of service abroad they get a step in rank, which appears to be the main attraction to those who come to Manilla.
"Recollections of Manilla and the Philippines" by Robert Mac Micking
How good it is to perform such acts, knowing that they can never come abroad in this world!
"Bertha and Her Baptism" by Nehemiah Adams
Supplies of money ceased to come from abroad, and gradually the tide turned.
"Short Studies on Great Subjects" by James Anthony Froude
And if it was horrid abroad, it makes it all the nicer to come back, doesn't it?
"More about Pixie" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
She should never have permitted Nora to come abroad alone to fill her engagements.
"The Place of Honeymoons" by Harold MacGrath
Why don't you come up to town or go abroad?
"The Wooden Horse" by Hugh Walpole
On coming back, all the advice they gave was that he ought to travel abroad for a time.
"Lord John Russell" by Stuart J. Reid
There are witnesses coming from abroad to prove that.
"The New Tenant" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
In that event I shall live abroad, or here in London if I come to England.
"Is He Popenjoy?" by Anthony Trollope
But you'll have to let that longing sleep until the next time you come abroad, Tubby.
"The Boy Scouts on Belgian Battlefields" by Lieut. Howard Payson
It is coming abroad in disorder, which he ought to be dissatisfied to find himself in at home.
"The Age of Pope" by John Dennis
I'm not one to spread abroad, but when I do speak, I desire to speak the truth, and for that truth I have come to you.
"Mrs. Tree" by Laura E. Richards
We were yet but a little way from the ship, when it began to come grey, and the birds to fly abroad upon the water.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, Vol. XII (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
But Boileau is abroad and Defoe's time is yet to come.
"The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare" by J. J. Jusserand
He had come to fetch his little Charlie that he might take him abroad for his education.
"Eyes Like the Sea" by Mór Jókai
They frighten John Bull, and he will not come abroad to see a barricade under his window.
"The Daltons, Volume I (of II) Or,Three Roads In Life" by Charles James Lever
And one thing more; send your friends who are coming abroad to us.
"An American Girl Abroad" by Adeline Trafton
And in a few months I could come out to you, and we could be married abroad, and travel until you heard of another post.
"Lady Cassandra" by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey

In poetry:

But thou for ever art the same,
O my eternal God;
Ages to come shall know thy name,
And spread thy works abroad.
"Psalm 102 part 1" by Isaac Watts
Behold, he comes, he comes to bless
The nations as their God;
To show the world his righteousness,
And send his truth abroad.
"Psalm 96" by Isaac Watts
Yet, to our Zion, death has come,
And ta'en away from our embrace
One loved abroad and loved at home,
The Father Bishop of our race.
"Tribute To Rev. William Paul Quinn" by James Madison Bell
"And so you are going abroad; and when do you return?
But that's a useless question.
You hardly know when you are coming back,
You will find so much to learn."
My smile falls heavily among the bric-à-brac.
"Portrait Of A Lady" by T S Eliot
BRAVE flowers—that I could gallant it like you,
And be as little vain!
You come abroad, and make a harmless show,
And to your beds of earth again.
You are not proud: you know your birth:
For your embroider'd garments are from earth.
"A Contemplation upon Flowers" by Henry King
Of all the days that's in the week
I dearly love but one day— And that's the day that comes betwixt
A Saturday and Monday; For then I'm drest all in my best
To walk abroad with Sally; She is the darling of my heart,
And she lives in our alley.
"Sally In Our Alley" by Henry Carey

In news:

"I have told my son to come home," said Shabaz, 60, who is part owner of a printing house, adding that he had spent his life encouraging his son and daughter to study abroad.
To be awarded a Fulbright Award to teach abroad in the coming academic year.
Center City sports bar, The Field House (1150 Filbert St.) was never really much of a dining destination, but with former Opa chef Andrew Brown coming abroad that's about to change.
Growing up together — classes, soccer, and prom — lifetime friends Joanna and Emily reconnect while living abroad in Beijing, a place they have both come to call home.
A ruling on John Wiley & Sons Inc v Kirtsaeng – a case expected to come before the Supreme Court early next year – could make it illegal for non-profits and businesses to resell copyrighted works produced abroad.