Usage examples for COD

  1. The other manuscripts I have collated are more greatly affected by contamination and interpolation; of them M and F show some independence, while no subclassification can be made of H, I, L, or T. G The fragmentum Guelferbytanum, Cod. – The Last Poems of Ovid by Ovid
  2. Took departure from Cape Cod early in the day, shook off the land and got ship to rights before night. – The Mayflower and Her Log, Complete by Azel Ames
  3. I wish all fish in 'a world dead; den 'spose 'a want fish, let 'em eat cod- fish and tatoe." – An Old Sailor's Yarns by Nathaniel Ames
  4. The only things the Doctor could get at were rhubarb pills and cod- liver oil, but these, with faith, go a long way. – The New North by Agnes Deans Cameron
  5. You would not particularly wish for a spoonful of cod- liver oil, would you? – Countess Kate by Charlotte M. Yonge
  6. Why, you will crimp him like a cod- fish! – Fair Margaret by H. Rider Haggard
  7. They make cod- liver oil of it. – Steve Young by George Manville Fenn
  8. In the case of the Atlantic transmission between the station at Poldhu in Cornwall and that at Cape Cod in Massachusetts, U. S. A., we have two stations separated by about 45 degrees of longitude on a great circle, or one- eighth part of the circumference of the world. – Hertzian Wave Wireless Telegraphy by John Ambrose Fleming
  9. It was not as though he caught the perch whilst the cod fought shy of him. – Mushrooms on the Moor by Frank Boreham
  10. Fumbling in his pocket for some time, he drew forth a piece of stout cord, about four yards long, with a cod- hook attached to the end of it. – Ungava by R.M. Ballantyne
  11. Then in going past the fish- shop, the very cod seemed to turn a contemptuous, lack- lustre eye upon her, as if they also said to each other: " There goes the girl who was made a fool of by a man who never really meant to marry her." – The Privet Hedge by J. E. Buckrose
  12. I beseech your Lordship stay a little, my strap's tied to my Cod piece- point: now when you please. – A King, and No King by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher
  13. Graves, wondering vaguely what sort of telephone system was in use on Cape Cod, heard his prospective pilot ring the instrument for a full two seconds, repeating the ring four times altogether. – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  14. Captains Courageous is a story of Cape Cod fishing life, with an improbable plot but much good description of the perils and hardships of the men who seek fortune on the fishing banks. – Modern English Books of Power by George Hamlin Fitch
  15. Plymouth Harbor, as they found it, is thus described: This harbor is a bay greater than Cape Cod, compassed with a goodly land, and in the bay two fine islands uninhabited, wherein are nothing but woods, oaks, pines, walnuts, beeches, sassafras, vines, and other trees which we know not. – Betty's Bright Idea; Deacon Pitkin's Farm; and The First Christmas of New England by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  16. On my shewing him the fish figured in Sir Thomas Mitchell's work he knew only the cod. – Expedition into Central Australia by Charles Sturt
  17. Born and bred on Cape Cod, the author, at the winter firesides of country people, very conservative of ancient English customs now gone, heard curious talk of kings, Puritan ministers, the war and precedent struggle of our Revolution, and touched a race of men and women now passed away. – The Busted Ex-Texan and Other Stories by W. H. H. Murray