Usage examples for creel

  1. And there goodly fish, which had come up with the tide to feed on the tasty things brought down by the little river from the high grounds, gave him plenty of opportunities for making his creel heavy, but he saw nothing save the words upon the telegram, and could think of nothing else. – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  2. Lucius D. Clinchy, Everett R. Coffin, Edmund Cohen, Jerome B. Collado, Emilio G. Collings, L. V. Collingwood, Charles P. Colwell, Kent G. Conant, James B. Conant, Melvin Cook, Howard A. Coombs, Charles A. Cooper, Franklin S. Cordier, Andrew W. Cousins, Norman Cowan, L. Gray Cowles, Gardner Cox, Charles R. Creel Dana S. Cummings, Robert L., Jr. – The Invisible Government by Dan Smoot
  3. Dinnis Rooney, half awake, leisurely, silent, is moving among the stacks with his creel – Penelope's Irish Experiences by Kate Douglas Wiggin
  4. " If thou be not quiet I will take thee too," said the Giant grimly, pressing the cabbages down into the creel – The Scottish Fairy Book by Elizabeth W. Grierson
  5. But, Lydia, not enough to hook the fish; To prove the angler's skill, it must be caught; And lovers, Lydia, like the angler's prey- Which, when he draws it near the landing- place, Takes warning and runs out the slender line, And with a spring perchance jerks off the hold When we do fish for them, and hook, and think They are all but in the creel will make the dart That sets them free to roam the flood again! – The Love-Chase by James Sheridan Knowles
  6. A creel hung round Cliffe's shoulders, and he contemplated the dripping woods with a smile of half- apologetic satisfaction. – The Coast of Adventure by Harold Bindloss
  7. The old beau looked up quickly and encountered the dark eyes of Major Rockley, who had also been intently watching Dick Miggles, using an opera- glass, so as to see him empty the shrimps into his creel – The Master of the Ceremonies by George Manville Fenn
  8. I guess they're going to fill up most of the creel – Vane of the Timberlands by Harold Bindloss
  9. Her father, you observe, was a man o' some substance, and one trusted by the laird; so that the minister, and the bailie o' the nearest town, an' Mrs Gillespie, an' the farmers all, ca'd him Mister; and my Uncle Ivan, who had his pounds away in the bank, ca'd him Mister, too, and would send me or Rab up with a creel o' fish when we had a fine take, now and then; so that we were on a footing of visitors; and Maggie would stand and laugh and talk with me, and would gie Rab a blink, and a rose- blush, and a smile that made us all laugh taegither, till I used to wonder why it was that I wasn't one of Maggie's lovers- of which she had three already, not counting Rab, who was two years younger than she, and, of course, was lookin' at her as a boy of eighteen always looks at a girl of twenty, too shy to speak, and too much in love to keep silent, and so talking to anybody who'll listen to him, which in Rab's case was me. – Seven Frozen Sailors by George Manville Fenn
  10. From his point of vantage, high up the cliff side, he could see to the mouth of the glen, and there, to his intense delight, he could just make out two figures in deep mourning, one tall and graceful, and the other short, and her head low down between her shoulders, walking away from him in the distance, and, not far behind, a sturdy- looking man in light brown tweeds, with a fishing creel slung at his back, and a rod over his shoulder, trying hard to overtake the pair in front. – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  11. These gentlemen were near the end of the pier, and he passed them, and went on to look out to sea on the other side, where a swarthy- looking man was wading nearly to his arm- pits, and pushing a pole before him, while a creel hung upon his back. – The Master of the Ceremonies by George Manville Fenn
  12. The trio fished on till the creel was nearly full, so intent upon their sport that they paid no heed to the gathering clouds, Nature's harbingers of the storm about to break among the hills, till a bright flash of light darted down the vale, followed almost instantaneously by a mighty crash, which went roaring and rumbling on in echoes, to die distantly away. – Will of the Mill by George Manville Fenn
  13. I have been a seeker of trout from my boyhood, and on all the expeditions in which this fish has been the ostensible purpose I have brought home more game than my creel showed. – Locusts and Wild Honey by John Burroughs
  14. I went to Washington and from Secretary Daniels and Chief Censor George Creel secured necessary credentials, and through the War Department the word which would put me aboard a troop- ship. – The U-boat hunters by James B. Connolly
  15. Staun wi' yer back to a creel o' peats, Jock; it'll fit ye better! – The Lilac Sunbonnet by S.R. Crockett
  16. I packed some scones and marmalade into my creel filled my flask with whiskey, my cigarette- case with cigarettes, and started on the familiar track with the happiest anticipations. – Angling Sketches by Andrew Lang
  17. I do not believe that one ever thinks of the landscape or of anything else, while there is a chance for a fish, and no abundance of local romance can atone for an empty creel – Angling Sketches by Andrew Lang
  18. Then she crept into the creel herself, and pulled all the fine things in above her, and then she covered everything up with the grass, which was a very difficult thing to do, seeing she herself was at the bottom of the basket. – The Scottish Fairy Book by Elizabeth W. Grierson
  19. Therefore he left Thomas Pring at home, with the doors well- barred, and two duck guns loaded, and ordered me not to quit the house until he should return with a creel of trout for supper. – Slain By The Doones by R. D. Blackmore