Usage examples for eared

  1. When, after the lapse of another week, the bandage was again removed, his inmost soul rejoiced, for his eyes showed him the rippling emerald- green surface of the Red Sea, and the outlines of the palms, the tents, the Amalekite woman, her boy, and her two long- eared goats. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. The sound of Canello's flying hoofs would often rouse a long- eared jack- rabbit, who with long leaps would go bounding over the flowers, to disappear in the brush. – A-Birding on a Bronco by Florence A. Merriam
  3. She need not have feared for her father's papers, her sister's dog's- eared Ollendorf, or her own sewing. – The New Rector by Stanley J. Weyman
  4. They made no answer, but when they returned for the empty dishes they left a couple of dog- eared magazines. – Man of Many Minds by E. Everett Evans
  5. " And you would doubtless have made a bonfire of this," picking up one dog's- eared document, " old Mr. Witherton's will; and this, a deed to an estate; and this, a bit of important evidence in a criminal case." – The Wide Awake Girls in Winsted by Katharine Ellis Barrett
  6. A book, worn and dog- eared, lay near her on the grass. – Audrey by Mary Johnston
  7. After a tour of inspection the men wound up in the library- an absurd misnomer under the circumstances, inasmuch as the shelves were entirely bare except for Allie's dog- eared school books- and there, before a blazing gas log, they discussed the miracle. – Flowing Gold by Rex Beach
  8. She had triumphed gloriously over everyone who had foretold her ruin through breaking up pasture; strong- minded farmers could scarcely bear to drive along that lap of the Brodnyx road which ran through Joanna's wheat, springing slim and strong and heavy- eared as from Lothian soil- if there had been another way from Brodnyx to Rye market they would have taken it; indeed it was rumoured that on one occasion Vine had gone by train from Appledore because he couldn't abear the sight of Joanna Godden's ploughs. – Joanna Godden by Sheila Kaye-Smith
  9. Indeed, I am glad you find something interesting in those dog- eared old books. – By Berwen Banks by Allen Raine
  10. A woman's life is dog- eared by her love- affairs; this was the first in Margaret's book of life. – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  11. Only Gebhr's and Chamis' horses could not be found, but at any rate four remained, not counting the lap- eared creature, loaded with the tent and things, who, in view of the tragic occurrences, displayed a true philosophical calm. – In Desert and Wilderness by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  12. He felt sure that the narrow pass was guarded by keen- eared sentinels. – White Otter by Elmer Russell Gregor
  13. The people everywhere were open- eyed, open- eared, and open- mouthed in their welcome and eagerness to hear them. – My Memories of Eighty Years by Chauncey M. Depew
  14. It was looking quite dog- eared and shabby! – The Daughters of a Genius by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  15. W Reva, 2. This big- eared bat evidently is uncommon in northwestern South Dakota. – Mammals of Northwestern South Dakota by Kenneth W. Andersen
  16. Paston looked into it, and it was a dogs'- eared edition of Shakespeare. – Curiosities of Impecuniosity by H. G. Somerville
  17. I was already coming to see Europe as no more than the dog's- eared corner of the page of history,- like most Europeans I had thought it the page- and my recovering mind was eager and open to see the world beyond and form some conception of the greater forces that lay outside our insularities. – The Passionate Friends by Herbert George Wells
  18. Being a sharp- eared person with a London drawing- room instinct, she plainly could hear what they were saying as they approached. – The Husbands of Edith by George Barr McCutcheon
  19. The dog's- eared manuscript of the " History of Renaissance Morals," unpacked by Stenson and hid in its usual place on the writing- table. – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke