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Usage examples for Clough

  1. He reminded her, she could not tell why, of the " lytel boy" who kept fair Alyce's swine, in her favorite ballad of " Adam Bell, Clym o' the Clough, and William of Cloudeslee;" and the words of the ballad rose half unconsciously to her lips as she bent over the great yellow bowl, heaped with scarlet and pale- gold clusters. – Queen Hildegarde by Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards
  2. The men who, about 1840, stood paralysed between what Strauss later called 'the old faith and the new, ' or, as Arnold phrased it, were 'between two worlds, one dead, the other powerless to be born, ' found their inmost thoughts written broad for them in Arthur Clough. – Edward Caldwell Moore Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant by Edward Moore
  3. Second thoughts, however, brought them over to Mr. Penrose's mind, and they set out for the Clough. – Lancashire Idylls (1898) by Marshall Mather
  4. But the public, though dull, Has not quite such a skull As belongs to believers in Clough. – Robert Browning by G. K. Chesterton
  5. There you have your cousin- Dr. Richard Clough, aged twenty- eight or thereabouts. – A Daughter of the Vine by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  6. Clough died some years ago- of drink. – A Daughter of the Vine by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  7. Clough is here, and comes to spend a Sunday with me, now and then. – The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872, Vol II. by Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson
  8. But the flood- gates were open, the reservoir was emptying its overflow down the steep falls into the Clough fifty yards below, and child and dog were slowly but unmistakably being carried towards the gorge. – Lancashire Idylls (1898) by Marshall Mather
  9. Though I wished them both good fortune, satisfaction was largely mingled with my regret when the next day I stood in the little station looking after the train which bore Lee and his daughter back to his self- imposed task in smoky Stoney Clough. – Lorimer of the Northwest by Harold Bindloss
  10. Oh, we have had the sight of Clough and Burbidge, at last. – The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2) by Frederic G. Kenyon
  11. After a few moments she said: " There is another thing: Richard Clough knows." – A Daughter of the Vine by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  12. When the Reign of Terror was at its height, the Sally, owned by Colonel Swan, and commanded by Captain Stephen Clough, of Wiscasset, Maine, came home with a strange cargo and a stranger story. – The Romance of Old New England Rooftrees by Mary Caroline Crawford
  13. There is a city, Tralles, in Asia Minor, which Clough conjectures may possibly have been connected with them. – Plutarch's Lives Volume III. by Plutarch
  14. It seems that his mother's servant is friendly with one of the maids up at Howden Clough. – The Day of Judgment by Joseph Hocking
  15. In the twilight of a glorious Sunday evening, in the height of summer, I was roaming over the heathery waste of Swinshaw, towards Dean, in company with a musical friend of mine, who lived in the neighbouring clough, when we saw a little crowd of people coming down a moorland slope, far away in front of us. – Home-Life of the Lancashire Factory Folk during the Cotton Famine by Edwin Waugh
  16. Among the writers he omitted to mention, even by name, are Sir Edwin Arnold, Harrison Ainsworth, Walter Bagehot, R. Blackmore, A. H. Clough, E. A. Freeman, S. R. Gardiner, George Gissing, J. R. Green, T. H. Green, Henry Hallam, Jean Ingelow, Benjamin Jowett, W. E. H. Lecky, Thomas Love Peacock, W. M. Praed, and Mrs. Humphry Ward. – G. K. Chesterton, A Critical Study by Julius West
  17. What of Keble and Clough from Oriel, singing indeed a different strain, but singing for all that? – Oxford by Frederick Douglas How
  18. Between the two extremes are the more thoughtful of the Victorian poets,- Browning, Tennyson, Arnold, Clough, whose taste leads them so largely to intellectual pursuits that it is difficult to say whether their principles of moral conduct arise from the poetical or the philosophical part of their natures. – The Poet's Poet by Elizabeth Atkins
  19. If he isn't in the Clough Bay, he's in glory. – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever
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