Usage examples for bones

  1. But I think it was sometimes a nickname, bones, applied to a thin man. – The Romance of Names by Ernest Weekley
  2. Men do so often break their bones, and then seem to think nothing of it afterwards." – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  3. I can feel it in my bones. – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
  4. I will come again in twenty; or, if you are willing to save an old man's bones, I will be at the bottom of the stair at that time to take charge of you. – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  5. Get up, lazy bones! – Petty Troubles of Married Life, Part First by Honore de Balzac
  6. I remember feeling very sore, and my head was aching badly, but no bones were broken. – "The Pomp of Yesterday" by Joseph Hocking
  7. Afterwards the Cave- men learned better ways of setting broken bones. – The Later Cave-Men by Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
  8. " It's seven years," he went on, " since Doctor Hollin said to me, 'I have to warn you Mrs. Druitt isn't going to make old bones. – The Devil's Garden by W. B. Maxwell
  9. She is nothing but a bag of bones, she's so worn. – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  10. Yes, yes; so long as there remains to me a bit of skin on my bones. – The Invasion of France in 1814 by Émile Erckmann Alexandre Chatrian
  11. She cried and said: " Ah, why did you not do what I told you- put all my bones together in their place? – Europa's Fairy Book by Joseph Jacobs
  12. By faith Joseph, when his end was nigh, made mention of the departure of the children of Israel; and gave commandment concerning his bones.... – The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews by Thomas Charles Edwards
  13. It is waiting for you- don't you feel it in your bones?" – Jack O' Judgment by Edgar Wallace
  14. " Oh," they moan, " we do not see any river- and our bones are breaking- and we cannot breathe." – Stories and Pictures by Isaac Loeb Peretz
  15. She has made no bones about it. – Viviette by William J. Locke
  16. She won't make any bones about it if he says it's for me, Sergeant Ibbetson- she'll know. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  17. Eh, brother, have no fear, now I have money, why should I trouble myself with washing bones? – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  18. There I will show you the man's bones. – Khaled, A Tale of Arabia by F. Marion Crawford
  19. I'm too narrow between the cheek- bones, perhaps. – The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster
  20. The thought of a slip, broken bones, delighted the safe people in comfortable chairs. – O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 by Various