Word usage examples
All they knew they learned from aerograms, one from Admiral Durenne off the Isle of Wight saying that the Portsmouth forts had been silenced and the Fleet action had begun, and another from the Commodore of the squadron off Folkestone saying that all was going well, and the landing would shortly be effected: and thus they fully expected to have the three towns and the entrance to the Thames at their mercy by the following day.
This Maximus, that saw this thing betide, With piteous teares told it anon right, That he their soules saw to heaven glide With angels, full of clearness and of light Andt with his word converted many a wight.
See how he yawneth, lo, this drunken wight, As though he would us swallow anon right.
The churchyard at Ashford, and the stone cross, from whence diverged the several roads to London, Canterbury, and Ashford, situated midway between the two latter places, served, so tradition avouched, as nocturnal theatres for the unhallowed deeds of the Wulfrics, who thither prowled by moonlight, it was said, to batten on the freshly-buried dead, or drain the blood of any living wight who might be rash enough to venture among those solitary spots.
Pevensey on the other side of Beachy Head, which was a more important harbour, or possibly even as far as the Isle of Wight.
He assembled them in the River Dives, not far to the east of Caen, and from there it is a hundred miles to Beachy Head and the same to the Isle of Wight.
Well may men know, it was no wight but he That kept the Hebrew people from drowning, With drye feet throughout the sea passing.
Although Jark, Theblaw and Wight thought that Bruce knew less than he did, they must realize, nevertheless, that the missing secretary could eventually cause trouble.
MOD film, of the Ben Lawers manifestation, and with her own eyes the restructuring of the Isle of Wight mansion.
We ride north, after Mance Rayder and these Others, these white shadows and their wights.