Usage examples for catches

  1. Now it catches the gleam of the morning's first beam, In full glory reflected now shines in the stream,- 'Tis the star- spangled banner; Oh! – The Little Book of the Flag by Eva March Tappan
  2. The maharaja catches tigers in the orthodox way. – Modern India by William Eleroy Curtis
  3. Expect to get back by nightfall unless Old Man Trouble catches up with me." – Danger at the Drawbridge by Mildred A. Wirt
  4. As soon as he catches sight of him, he begins to show his joy. – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  5. It catches at you right in the middle of the waistcoat. – At Love's Cost by Charles Garvice
  6. I know very well that state of him- that catches you sometimes. – The Project Gutenberg Plays of John Galsworthy, Complete by John Galsworthy
  7. She'll be here by eleven if she catches the three- o'clock. – Audrey Craven by May Sinclair
  8. One hears the line with increased pleasure after the imitation of sound is pointed out; but only the trained ear catches it at first. – The Principles of English Versification by Paull Franklin Baum
  9. He catches at me with hands like claws. – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  10. Small catches are picked out of the nets as they are hauled in, large catches ashore. – A Poor Man's House by Stephen Sydney Reynolds
  11. At last the people of Amerdloq began to say to one another: " This must be the first time there have been so many black seal here in our country; every time he goes hunting he catches two seal." – Eskimo Folktales by Unknown
  12. His breath came heavily, with little irregular catches in it. – Turn About Eleanor by Ethel M. Kelley
  13. Soon as ever he catches sight of Robin, he's all in a fever like to get to him. – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
  14. " I don't envy that fellow whoever he is, if Bill catches him," remarked Frank, as he urged the old sailor's little horse along. – The Boy Aviators' Treasure Quest by Captain Wilbur Lawton (pseudonym for John Henry Goldfrap)
  15. An' when he catches up with us- well, all I'm askin' is that you remember what he done to them four dollars before they hit the dust? – The Untamed by Max Brand
  16. The window and gate both have catches on the inside. – The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman
  17. The men are hard- working, and their catches scarcely repay them for their patience and labour in the burning sun. – The Story of Seville by Walter M. Gallichan
  18. Within these limits good catches of cod are taken occasionally, and to a less extent the same is true of haddock. – Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine by Walter H. Rich
  19. The beauty which is of feature merely catches the careless, wandering eye. – A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century by E. P. Roe