Usage examples for dew

  1. " A creature of fire and dew," he said. – Jewel's Story Book by Clara Louise Burnham
  2. Clarence had picked them only a few hours ago, in the dew at Bellegarde. – The Crisis, Volume 4 by Winston Churchill
  3. 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
  4. Clouds of mosquitoes; the dew very heavy at night. – Ismailia by Samuel W. Baker
  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. 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
  8. " You see, it was May morning, and I went out to gather the dew, and he was there, in the garden already, and he said- well, he said what I told you; and being so masterful-" " I can't say I've observed that quality in the young man; but no doubt you've had better opportunities of judging." – The Blue Pavilions by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  9. The morning was cold, and his clothes were wet with dew, but he felt no chill. – The Little Hunchback Zia by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. " Strictly speaking, no, we have not," Juve admitted; " but it is clear that if the murderer walked on the grass, and he probably did so, he walked on it during the night, that is to say, before the morning dew. – Fantômas by Pierre Souvestre Marcel Allain
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. What had we better dew? – Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors: Tales of 1812 by James Barnes
  20. I whispered back and touched her dew fresh lips.... – The Passionate Friends by Herbert George Wells