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Example sentences from the Web for dumfries
He was just reading it as it appeared on autocue and quite enjoyed the royal references to Balmoral and Dumfries House.
The few years of his residence in Dumfries have been commonly regarded as a period of poverty and intemperance.Robert Burns|Gabriel Setoun
Dumfries was hostile, and was fined; Glasgow was also disaffected, the ladies were unfriendly.A Short History of Scotland|Andrew Lang
Dumfries is larger than it was in the days of Burns, and very busy withal, in factories and railroads.
From Kilmarnock to Dumfries by train is a Burns pilgrimage, even though it be taken without break, and in seventy-seven minutes!
In the latter half of September a most disastrous outbreak began in Dumfries and in the neighbouring Maxwelltown.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Creighton