Usage examples for dusty

  1. The road was very dusty, for many people, who were all bound for the fair, were driving, or riding, or walking upon it. – Journeys Through Bookland V2 by Charles H. Sylvester
  2. At the lower end of the wood, standing out against it, was the dusty yellow ruin which once was Fricourt. – Letters from France by C. E. W. Bean
  3. The child's dusty boots rubbed against the old gentleman's trousers. – The Delectable Duchy by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  4. Hawksworth noted he wore no shoes on his dusty feet. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  5. Some of them went at once to visit the flowers, and whispered such sweet words to the tired, dusty blossoms, that they raised their heads again, and thanked the raindrops for the comfort they had brought. – Buttercup Gold and Other Stories by Ellen Robena Field
  6. They filed out of the courtyard and along a broad, ill- kept, dusty road passing the village. – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore
  7. I am hot and dusty and I was disagreeable, she confided, but the peace of this wonderful place, and the sight of that beautiful silver thing have cheered me. – The Evil Shepherd by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  8. Once I saw him standing in the middle of a dusty road, looking intently at a large mark which seemed to have been drawn across it, as if by a walking stick. – Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest by George Borrow
  9. Often during that August and September, on the moors in Scotland, or at her own home in Leicestershire, she would think of Millie Stretton, in the hot and dusty town amongst the houses where the blinds were drawn. – The Truants by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  10. Tlacolula is a large town, in the midst of a dusty valley. – In Indian Mexico (1908) by Frederick Starr
  11. He ushered him into a living room of glass and chrome, softly lighted, but deserted and faintly dusty. – The Colors of Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  12. The chief clerk, sitting at a dusty old roll- top desk in the corner, looked up at Mr. Neal sharply as he entered. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  13. Him, by drawing his feet aside, I removed, locked the door upon myself, sat at the table before the dusty file, and, with the little lamp near, began to search. – The Purple Cloud by M.P. Shiel
  14. The two women moved away, and vanished down the narrow and dusty avenue that leads to the bank of the Nile. – Bye-Ways by Robert Smythe Hichens
  15. The road even by the brook was dusty. – Robin Hood by J. Walker McSpadden
  16. Out she ran upon the dusty path, On the grass, all wet with dew, And the old goose turned round quickly, She wished an interview. – Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad by Various
  17. All the centre of the plain was level and green, and empty; and from the hotel to the library stretched a broad strip of bare ground, brown and dusty, alongside of the road by which we had come across last night. – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell