Sentence Examples with the word country house

Having reached his country house and begun to give orders about domestic arrangements, the count grew quite tranquil.

For the next ten years she lived at Nohant, near La Chatre in Berri, the country house of her grandmother.

He hastily took his seat and told the coachman to drive him to his country house in Sokolniki.

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His father, who was a wealthy man and possessed at any rate a smattering of Greek, Latin and French, was thought to have demeaned himself by marrying the daughter of an Andover tradesman, who afterwards retired to a country house near Reading, where young Jeremy spent many happy days.

On his return he acquired an English country house called The Durdans, Epsom, which he largely rebuilt and adorned with some of the finest turf portraits of George Stubbs.

By the time at least when he began to meditate his essays in the retirement of his country house it was tolerably certain that no golden age was about to return.

Having returned to France from Switzerland, she lived first at her country house near Marly and then in Paris, where she died at the age of eighty-seven, in 1842, having been widowed for twenty-nine years.

He dismounted and went up into the porch of a large country house which had remained intact between the Russian and French forces.

It was not till the summer of 1734 that Cirey, a half-dismantled country house on the borders of Champagne and Lorraine, was fitted up with Voltaire's money and became the headquarters of himself, of his hostess, and now and then of her accommodating husband.

Cobden was thus relegated to private life, and retiring to his country house at Dunford, he spent his time in perfect contentment in cultivating his land and feeding his pigs.