Usage examples for drake

  1. " A fearful man to the King of Spain is Sir Francis Drake," said Lord Burghley. – History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  2. " You'm welcome, Mr. Drake," she said. – Humorous Ghost Stories by Dorothy Scarborough
  3. " It's she who has been trying to persuade the Murrays not to have Sir Beverley Drake," I told myself. – The Brightener by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  4. When Miss Drake and Marsham drove round there this morning they were very badly received. – The Testing of Diana Mallory by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  5. In that case, while Drake landed the troops a night's march from the place, the bulk of the fleet moved before it, kept it in alarm all night, and at dawn made a demonstration with the boats of forcing a direct landing under cover of its guns. – Some Principles of Maritime Strategy by Julian Stafford Corbett
  6. Drake himself was to have trouble here. – The Sea: Its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril, & Heroism. Volume 1 by Frederick Whymper
  7. So Drake resolved to make things clear for good and all. – Elizabethan Sea Dogs by William Wood
  8. And what is Mr. Drake doing now? – By What Authority? by Robert Hugh Benson
  9. Number of Females to a Drake. – Ducks and Geese by Harry M. Lamon Rob R. Slocum
  10. He assured Farnese that almost all the gentlemen and the common people of England stood ready to risk their fortunes and to go in person to the field to maintain the cause of the Queen and religious liberty; and that the chance of peace was desperate unless something should turn the tide, such as, for example, the defeat of Drake, or an invasion by Philip of Ireland or Scotland. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  11. After that Drake restored the Spaniards whom we had captured to their own ship, and bade them go home, or back to Mexico, or wherever they pleased, and to tell their masters what Francis Drake had done to them, and that he would do the same to every Spaniard who crossed his path. – In the Days of Drake by J. S. Fletcher
  12. Arriving on Sunday, I had to spend the afternoon in Plymouth, and saw Drake looking out over the sea. – The Heart of Denise and Other Tales by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
  13. Old Mis' Drake said you were goin' with Briggs. – Country Neighbors by Alice Brown
  14. Although Isabel outwardly was very little changed in the last six years, great movements had been taking place in her soul, and if Hubert had only known the state of the case, possibly he would not have gone so hastily with Mr. Drake. – By What Authority? by Robert Hugh Benson
  15. But Drake says- I don't care what he says. – The Tin Soldier by Temple Bailey
  16. So saying, she stamped her foot and looked at Ralph Drake, her eyes flashing in the moonlight. – The Heart's Highway A Romance of Virginia in the Seventeeth Century by Mary E. Wilkins
  17. Young Mrs. Drake put her apron to her eyes. – Jill's Red Bag by Amy Le Feuvre
  18. If, on the other hand, Mr. Drake is mistaken, I shall stay. – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
  19. But soon it was seen that their fears were needless, the ships were English, and two days later Sir Francis Drake anchored in the wretched little harbour. – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  20. Drake, he said, stand where you are. – The Metal Monster by A. Merritt