Word usage examples
And if by adversity I had fell downe in any dirty or myrie place, when he should have pulled me out either with ropes, or lifted me up by the taile, he would never helpe me, but lay me on from top to toe with a mighty staffe, till he had left no haire on all my body, no not so much as on mine eares, whereby I was compelled by force of blowes to stand up.
Faste have I priked," quod he, "for youre sake, By cause that I wolde yow atake, To riden in this myrie compaignye.
And after soper pleyen he bigan, And spak of myrthe amonges othere thynges, Whan that we hadde maad our rekenynges, And seyde thus: "Now lordynges, trewely, Ye been to me right welcome hertely, For by my trouthe, if that I shal nat lye, I saugh nat this yeer so myrie a compaignye Atones in this herberwe, as is now.
For trewely, ye have as myrie a stevene As any aungel hath that is in hevene.
Whan he endured hadde a yeer or two This crueel torment, and this peyne and woo, At Thebes in his contree, as I seyde, Upon a nyght in sleep as he hym leyde, Hym thoughte how that the wynged god mercurie Biforn hym stood, and bad hym to be murie.
I was prompted to remark to murie upon this most interesting phenomenon, saying that even though our marackian lovelies were here because they'd been brought here and had no choice in' the matter.
Birds of Bewick, and White, and the two Wilsons, and montague, and mudie, and Knapp, and Selby, and Swainson, and Audubon, and many others familiar with their haunts and habits, their affections and their passions, till we feel that they are indeed our fellow-creatures, and part of one wise and wonderful system!
Barristers certainly never get their law books from mudie, and Lopez at once knew that his hoped-for father-in-law had been reading a novel.
moxie worked on the same principle as the capacitor tiles on these ships.
The streak will not be broken until August the third of this year when moxie will once more go hitless after hitting in one hundred and one.