Usage examples for dew

  1. In the same manner, if I put this spirit- lamp under that jar, you will soon see the latter become damp, from the dew which is deposited upon it- that dew being the result of combustion; and I have no doubt you will shortly see by the drops of water which fall upon the paper below, that there is a good deal of water produced from the combustion of the lamp. – The Chemical History Of A Candle by Michael Faraday
  2. The morning was cold, and his clothes were wet with dew, but he felt no chill. – The Little Hunchback Zia by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  3. The elder boys were inclined to refuse the offer; but the doctor said,- " The fields are wet with dew, and the lunch- basket is heavy; and you must consider that you have a lady with you." – Eunice by Margaret Murray Robertson
  4. Clarence had picked them only a few hours ago, in the dew at Bellegarde. – The Crisis, Volume 4 by Winston Churchill
  5. Splendor and power are as hateful to me as the flowers yonder with their false dew. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  6. " There's a heavy dew falling, Mater," he said gruffly. – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
  7. " A creature of fire and dew," he said. – Jewel's Story Book by Clara Louise Burnham
  8. I whispered back and touched her dew fresh lips.... – The Passionate Friends by Herbert George Wells
  9. The love and goodness and holiness of a saint or an angel is the light in that dew- drop, borrowed from the sun. – The Good News of God by Charles Kingsley
  10. He went deliberately here, and used a pair of eyes as quick as might match the feet, though not to notice how the dew sparkled on the moss or how the colours changed in the valley. – Wych Hazel by Susan and Anna Warner
  11. Clouds of mosquitoes; the dew very heavy at night. – Ismailia by Samuel W. Baker
  12. The ratio is infinitely less than that which the water in a single drop of dew bears to the water in the whole Atlantic Ocean. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  13. This is a new idea, coming like the dew- drops of heaven to relieve his anxiety. – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams
  14. When you are lying 'neath the dew I'll come sometimes, and sing to you; But you will feel no pain nor woe- Body, I pray you, let me go. – Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul by Various
  15. What had we better dew? – Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors: Tales of 1812 by James Barnes
  16. We must be careful not to turn them there when the dew is on the grass, though, or they'll get vlayed. – The Birthright by Joseph Hocking
  17. His drooping courage, and spirit for life, only needed a few drops of kindly dew to revive it, and he once more began to think of his art. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  18. I stood in a valley;- a deep peace lay Over all like dew in the night! – Early Plays Catiline, The Warrior's Barrow, Olaf Liljekrans by Henrik Ibsen