Usage examples for clue

  1. Does not some clue to them reach his senses? – Ways of Nature by John Burroughs
  2. Not a word had they heard, not a clue or a trace had been discovered. – Dorian by Nephi Anderson
  3. Well, sir, they left a clue at any rate. – Gold Seekers of '49 by Edwin L. Sabin
  4. Here, then, was a clue to the mystery. – Amos Huntingdon by T.P. Wilson
  5. There the elusive clue had failed him, though he felt that strange secrets might be revealed some day. – Blake's Burden by Harold Bindloss
  6. I have also consulted her most intimate friends, all who know her well, but they can give me no clue to her distress. – The Mayor's Wife by Anna Katherine Green
  7. The first thing is for us to follow up the clue of the portrait." – The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume
  8. Maybe we could find some clue to what's going on." – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  9. I should think that the only way to get a clue would be to send a detective down here," exclaimed Peggy, on receipt of this information. – The Girl Aviators' Motor Butterfly by Margaret Burnham
  10. Maybe you're right, and so, of course, I wouldn't want to bother Smith with 'em, you know, if they are only a false clue he'd only laugh at me, you see. – Cupid's Middleman by Edward B. Lent
  11. We ought to have thought of that clue ourselves. – The Man From the Clouds by J. Storer Clouston
  12. Perhaps he will be able to get some clue in the village. – By Berwen Banks by Allen Raine
  13. I had a clue to the general mood of the subject from the few Psalms I had actually translated, and drawing on my imagination for details, I was able to read with so much spirit that ignorant listeners were carried away by my performance. – The Promised Land by Mary Antin
  14. Mr. Brown offered to take care of it, but I felt that, as a magistrate, I was in a measure responsible for everything in the shape of a clue so I brought it away with me. – The New Tenant by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  15. One more clue she might have been here. – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  16. A clue is, however, to be found in two subsequent phrases. – Kant's Theory of Knowledge by Harold Arthur Prichard
  17. A clue father- you mean about young Forrester? – A Dog with a Bad Name by Talbot Baines Reed
  18. There was some mystery connected with it, I am sure; but what it was I have no clue – Mr. Marx's Secret by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  19. Still it is best that you should be told, for we three who have the secret may be killed, every one of us- no, not the place, but where to seek a clue to the place. – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  20. Presently I myself found a clue – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan