Usage examples for bale

  1. I told him if I could accomplish any good by going, I was more than willing to take the cart- ride, as I could make a seat with my bale of clothing, and thus I went. – A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences by Laura S. Haviland
  2. " I wouldn't swap that three- quarters of an hour for a bale of wool; but, I say, there are some changes! – The Thousandth Woman by Ernest W. Hornung
  3. Opening a bale of choice goods, I selected two royal cloths, and told Bombay to carry them to him, with the compliments and friendship of the white man. – How I Found Livingstone by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  4. Mr. Hitchins, down ter Trenton, where I went yestere'en with a bale of shearings, asked me ter come araound your way with a letter an' a bond- servant that come ter him on a hay- sloop from Philadelphia. – Janice Meredith by Paul Leicester Ford
  5. He sits on a bale of leather in the long, dismal passage way or on the cellar steps or in the store room, and dreams and dreams and dreams. – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  6. Bishop Bale has told the sad story of the destruction of the monastic libraries. – The Great Book-Collectors by Charles Isaac Elton and Mary Augusta Elton
  7. " It's cotton- bag love, as full of self as a pressed bale-" " But, deacon; you're getting up on the question." – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams
  8. Come on, they're waiting for this bale." – The Gun-Brand by James B. Hendryx
  9. Hobb had promised to pay me his two dollars as soon as he got out his first bale of cotton. – The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography by Johnson, Clarence Edgar
  10. By the dim light of two port- holes she could see that the floor was strewn and piled with the contents of a broken bale of curled horse- hair, of which a few untouched bales still remained against the wall. – Frontier Stories by Bret Harte
  11. Undoubtedly Lucy would refuse to be passed along from one man to another like a bale of goods, and Archie knew that, so far as in her lay, she would keep to her engagement, especially as she denied Braddock's right to dispose of her hand. – The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume
  12. Captain Leathers caught her arm and drew her behind a bale of cotton. – A Daughter of the Union by Lucy Foster Madison
  13. The bale fires were blazing on every hill. – The Rival Heirs being the Third and Last Chronicle of Aescendune by A. D. Crake
  14. Winn and his few friends made a hard fight, setting forth the facts that the count had been made every month as required by orders and regulations, and that except by bursting open every bale, box, and barrel, and sifting over the contents, it would have been impossible to detect Marsden's methods. – A Trooper Galahad by Charles King