Usage examples for ail

  1. But Cecilia, when she began to fear that something did ail him, did not find it very easy to tell Florence all the truth. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  2. What should ail her but the one thing? – Janet's Love and Service by Margaret M Robertson
  3. Pack them ail in a box, and I will send them to my aunt Emily! – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli
  4. Fuis du plus loin la Pointe assassine, L'Esprit cruel et le Rire impur, Qui font pleurer les yeux d'Azur Et tout cet ail de basse cuisine! – Paul Verlaine by Stefan Zweig
  5. Sirrah, what ail you? – Literary Remains, Vol. 2 by Coleridge
  6. What should ail me to remember them? – Mr. Hogarth's Will by Catherine Helen Spence
  7. Weel, maybe I was thinkin' hoo I wad leuk at her gin onything did ail her. – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  8. " Why, what can ail the child," she said to herself, " to be walking about barefoot this time of night? – Not Pretty, But Precious by John Hay, et al.
  9. " It's very late," she said, " and you're dropping grease ail over the floor with that candle. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  10. If some gossip to whom she sighed and shook her head, and wondered what could possibly ail Arthur- who still ate his dinner heartily, and had as many orders for portraits as he cared to fulfill- suggested that there was a woman in the case, good Aunt Winnifred smiled bland incredulity. – Trumps by George William Curtis
  11. " What does ail her? – The Adventures of Reddy Fox by Thornton W. Burgess
  12. Folks from over Huddle way see the blaze, and helped ail they could; but it wa'n't no use. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  13. After ail, this was the point for the sake of which those laborious investigations had been undertaken. – Edward Caldwell Moore Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant by Edward Moore
  14. " What could ail Julia when I told her that George was going to sea again without coming home? – An Old Sailor's Yarns by Nathaniel Ames
  15. Why, then, Master, didst thou give her of thy medicine, seeing that her ail is unto death? – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  16. What did ail her? – Aikenside by Mary J. Holmes
  17. The scribe of the prince came out unto me; he said unto me, 'What ail- eth thee? – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery by L.W. King and H.R. Hall
  18. The main body of the Guard Corps reached St. Ail so early as two o'clock. – The Franco-German War of 1870-71 by Count Helmuth, von Moltke
  19. Nothing ails her, said Mrs Leigh solemnly; nothing will ever ail her any more. – White Lilac; or the Queen of the May by Amy Walton
  20. On the contrary, ail the evil in my nature was stirred up, and I felt more than I had ever done before, as if I hated him. – Ellen Middleton--A Tale by Georgiana Fullerton