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Historical Examples

Nevertheless, he settles down to a quietly ascetic life as professor of philology at the University of Basle.
Philosophy and The Social Problem Will Durant

The roads being excellent, we arrived in good time at Basle.
Olla Podrida Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)

Nearer the glaciers it is milky and turbid—beyond Basle it soon becomes muddy.
A Night on the Borders of the Black Forest Amelia B. Edwards

So they went to Basle, and here it was that another kind of letter came.
The Market-Place Harold Frederic

In accordance with his principles of economy, he took a third-class ticket at Basle.
Bohemian Days Geo. Alfred Townsend

In the summer he was back at Basle and resumed the work in Froben’s printing-office.
Erasmus and the Age of Reformation Johan Huizinga

By birth a German-Swiss, probably from the neighbourhood of Basle.
Robin Tremayne Emily Sarah Holt

This had begun already on his first journey to Basle in 1514.
Erasmus and the Age of Reformation Johan Huizinga

It is confirmed by the age of Margaret Roper on the Basle sketch—22 in 1528.
The Oxford Reformers Frederic Seebohm

You know how ill I was not long ago at Basle, more than once.
Erasmus and the Age of Reformation Johan Huizinga

a canton of NW Switzerland, divided into the demicantons of Basle-Landschaft and Basle-Stadt. Pops.: 263 200 and 186 900 (2002 est). Areas: 427 sq km (165 sq miles) and 36 sq km (14 sq miles) respectively
a city in NW Switzerland, capital of Basle canton, on the Rhine: oldest university in Switzerland. Pop: 165 000 (2002 est)


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