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Usage examples for ash

  1. " I say Kemp is a liar," he replied, knocking the ash off his cigar. – The Hampstead Mystery by John R. Watson
  2. It was at the moment of his leave- taking that his eyes were drawn to an ash tray upon the big table. – The Sins of Séverac Bablon by Sax Rohmer
  3. The better kind have ash blades and cane handles, such handles giving a spring which sends a clean drive without giving a jar to the hands. – Entertainments for Home, Church and School by Frederica Seeger
  4. The Marquis knocked the ash off his cigarette. – A Maker of History by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  5. I am going to build my own house on the hill, facing the east, in front of the Ash plantation. – The Measure of a Man by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  6. I don't know what they are out for; they have nothing to do; they are just playing round an ash barrel. – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  7. However, I found my way to the woodrick, and there got hold of a fine ash stake, cut by myself not long ago. – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore
  8. " Sit down for a moment," suggested Ash – The Front Yard by Constance Fenimore Woolson
  9. I commenced to knock out my pipe in the ash tray; then paused, pipe in hand. – The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer
  10. An average- sized electric fan is placed before the open ash pit door. – If You're Going to Live in the Country by Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
  11. Our course, the first half hour, was along an obscure wood- road which had been used for drawing ash logs off mountain in winter. – Wake-Robin by John Burroughs
  12. His right hand moved idly over the edge of the table- halted beside an ash tray- closed upon something. – The Bat by Avery Hopwood Mary Roberts Rinehart
  13. W'en he get dar, he sorter dip down, he did, en fling up dirt des lak you see um do in de ash pile. – Nights With Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris
  14. Baram Singh explained that after he had gone out with the table- cloth he returned in a few moments with an ash tray, which he placed beside the visitor- sahib. – Witness For The Defence by A.E.W. Mason
  15. I wish he'd throw it in the ash barrel, I know that. – Roy Blakeley by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  16. The Honorable David rose slowly and snapped the cigar ash into the fire. – The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush by Francis Lynde
  17. The volatile gases are thus driven off from the wood; what is left is C, and a small quantity of mineral matter which remains as ash when the coal is burned. – An Introduction to Chemical Science by R.P. Williams
  18. Then Katrine rose from the hearth impulsively with a flushed, lovely face and the ash dust on her hair and dress. – A Girl of the Klondike by Victoria Cross
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