Usage examples for Dey

  1. " But dey'll ha' to wait a day or two 'fore dey gets him. – Old Hendrik's Tales by Arthur Owen Vaughan
  2. While I was try for feex my Winchestair dey spleet un go two way. – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  3. " I'speck you moughter seen rocks in de water 'fo' now, whar dey git green en slipp'y," said Uncle Remus. – Folk Tales Every Child Should Know by Various
  4. " I reckon dat 's what dey come fu'. – The Sport of the Gods by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  5. But will dey gets enough to eat? – The Bobbsey Twins in the Great West by Laura Lee Hope
  6. Granted that in the eleventh century there was more haphazard than in the nineteenth, and that there was less care for human life on the eve of a war; still, without a doubt, the armament of Normandy in 1066 was not to be compared with that of France in 1830, and yet William's intention was to conquer England, whereas Charles X. thought only of chastising the dey of Algiers. – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume I. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  7. Plent' grub an' warm blankets dey give me. – The Gun-Brand by James B. Hendryx
  8. Man, he up'n tell de folks she dead, en de folks dey come en fix 'er. – Nights With Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris
  9. The Dey replied, " We are disposed to give full satisfaction to the King and the British nation for anything that may happen amiss hereafter; but as to what is past, if they have had any cause to complain, they must think no more of it, and bury it in oblivion." – Boswell's Correspondence with the Honourable Andrew Erskine, and His Journal of a Tour to Corsica by James Boswell
  10. Dey ain't nobody else. – A Sweet Little Maid by Amy E. Blanchard
  11. Dey don't go for us ginerally- but," he hesitated, " white men don't stand much show." – Sally Dows and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  12. Dey not believe me. – A Simpleton by Charles Reade
  13. Blake was received civilly by the Dey of Algiers but negotiations did not result satisfactorily. – A History of Sea Power by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
  14. Dey say go visitin'. – The Peace of Roaring River by George van Schaick
  15. Mr. Billy Sanders'll be a- knockin' at dat do' present'y, an' supper ain't nigh ready- an' dey won't be no supper ef I got ter be crowded outer my own kitchen. – The Bishop and the Boogerman by Joel Chandler Harris
  16. Co'se you knows whar dey come from! – The House Behind the Cedars by Charles W. Chesnutt
  17. But if you do dey will hang you! – The Madman and the Pirate by R.M. Ballantyne
  18. It is crim'nal, dey ain't no 'sputin' dat, but it ain't action'ble. – The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories Strength of Gideon; Mammy Peggy's Pride; Viney's Free Papers; The Fruitful Sleeping of The Rev. Elisha Edwards; The Ingrate; The Case of 'Ca'line'; The Finish of Patsy Barnes; One Man's Fortunes; Jim's Probation; U by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  19. I wish I was back in ol' Kentuck, For since I lef' it I had no luck- De gals so proud dey won't eat mush; And when you go to court 'em dey say, " O, hush!" – A House Party with the Tucker Twins by Nell Speed