Usage examples for afternoons

  1. You must visit to talk over many matters too delicate and personal to be taken up on class afternoons – A Stake in the Land by Peter Alexander Speek
  2. The long afternoons of spring had come, and as Tregear had reached the house between four and five they were able to go out together before the sun set. – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  3. I am always here on Saturday afternoons – A Sweet Little Maid by Amy E. Blanchard
  4. I went home to my solitary dinner almost resolved to return to my original plan of going only in the afternoons – Wilfrid Cumbermede by George MacDonald
  5. Mrs. Ambrose loved Nellie better than she loved Nellie's mother, and there was a standing invitation for her to spend the afternoons at the vicarage. – A Tale of a Lonely Parish by F. Marion Crawford
  6. Some of them not unfrequently find their way to the village Mission- house on half- holiday afternoons and ask to see the church, or beg for a picture post- card. – India and the Indians by Edward F. Elwin
  7. Very often she went up there of afternoons to look at the sunset. – Love of Brothers by Katharine Tynan
  8. In this way our afternoons were passed, and truly they were times of profitable instruction. – Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel by John Yeardley
  9. We didn't always know beforehand, and I remember some dull afternoons with one or two members making long speeches about purely local matters, which didn't interest any one. – My First Years As A Frenchwoman, 1876-1879 by Mary King Waddington
  10. I'm busy Saturday afternoons said Mr. Gobert regretfully, but I'll send Mrs. Gobert up to buy something. – Four Little Blossoms and Their Winter Fun by Mabel C. Hawley
  11. Wednesday and Saturday afternoons were devoted to athletics and recreation. – Dave Darrin's First Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  12. Zulime was living with her sister, and there I spent most of my evenings and some of my afternoons during the following week, scarcely able to realize my change of fortune except when alone with her, discussing our future. – A Daughter of the Middle Border by Hamlin Garland
  13. I had an impression that on holiday afternoons a little more liberty might be given? – Pixie O'Shaughnessy by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  14. In the afternoons Mistress Brodie was to visit, and the winter in Edinburgh to talk over. – An Orkney Maid by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  15. He always stands there late afternoons on the chance of my coming. – The Place Beyond the Winds by Harriet T. Comstock
  16. He avoided coming afternoons which, he knew, belonged to her betrothed's friend. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  17. Besides, although she had often invited her to tea on her free afternoons and to dinner whenever possible, and had occasionally dropped in to see her while she was still in the hospital, she had never called on her in her home. – The Sisters-In-Law by Gertrude Atherton
  18. It was the custom of our party to spend Sunday afternoons in the woods. – Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Carnegie
  19. Being free therefore to dispose of her afternoons Clarissa, when Lovel's picture was finished, went naturally to the Rue du Chevalier Bayard. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  20. They spent Saturday afternoons together. – Non-combatants and Others by Rose Macaulay