Usage examples for dell

  1. The scarlet cloaks of the women, as they fluttered in the wind, and their white caps, gave a brilliancy to the picture, which, as the masses emerged from the depth of some little dell and disappeared again, had all the semblance of some gorgeous panorama. – St. Patrick's Eve by Charles James Lever
  2. But come along, Lucian, this romantic dell might make you forget luncheon; it can't have that effect on me." – Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter by Lawrence L. Lynch
  3. But why will they be content wi' what I bring them o' the glen and the dell? – Between You and Me by Sir Harry Lauder
  4. How delicious it had been in that green dell under the walnut tree, with the grey squirrels! – Melbourne House by Elizabeth Wetherell
  5. Oh, Dell, can't you speak to me?" – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  6. The Dell is the best farm we have, and to let those fellows have it would make things a little too plain to everybody. – By Right of Purchase by Harold Bindloss
  7. At least, so said the woman, who followed the Child of the Hare into the deep dell at early nightfall. – Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3) by James Athearn Jones
  8. That nook- that dell- that haven in which I saw you first, because you were under the impression it was yours. –  by
  9. Here there was a little dell around which the pines grew so darkly and thickly that he determined to make it his covert should he fail in his first attempt. – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe
  10. But to her heart, her heart was voluble, Paining with eloquence her balmy side; As though a tongueless nightingale should swell Her throat in vain, and die, heart- stifled, in her dell. – Keats: Poems Published in 1820 by John Keats
  11. I know a pretty little dell up there, just above the Geinig Pool; and it will be quite a new sensation for me to have any one with me, for ordinarily I have my lunch there, in solitary state, and I sit and stare, and sit and stare, until I believe I know every stone in the burn and every spear of grass on the opposite bank." – Prince Fortunatus by William Black
  12. After we have examined the dell which thou speakest of, we will direct our horses' heads towards Arnwood. – The Children of the New Forest by Captain Marryat
  13. So to the dell they went. – The Scottish Fairy Book by Elizabeth W. Grierson
  14. Whom had she admitted into the little dell above the Geinig Pool which was her chosen and solitary retreat? – Prince Fortunatus by William Black
  15. Anna flew up the stairs, and Hester Dell flew down the upper ones. – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  16. No, my lad, Mary Dell isn't dead. – Commodore Junk by George Manville Fenn
  17. Presently he came to a shady dell, where he stopped. – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking
  18. As we were going up the dell towards the stables, I suddenly remembered my pony; and I asked to see him. – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell
  19. Scanty is my food, But that sweet bird, chileelee, blue of wing, Sings songs of peace within the wild- wood dell And round the enchanted shores of these blue seas- Not long, perhaps, our own- which tell me of a rest In far- off lands- the islands of the blest! – The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  20. Then he turned and walked slowly back to the spring in the dell. – The Valley of Vision by Henry Van Dyke