Usage examples for EAVE

  1. From every roof and eave, from every bough and bush, dropped millions of blazing jewels. – The Rector of St. Mark's by Mary J. Holmes
  2. Then the moon came up, and he found himself sitting under the eave of a barn close to a chalet where all was dark and quiet; and down below him the moon- whitened valley village- its roofs and spires and little glamorous unreal lights. – The Dark Flower by John Galsworthy
  3. His light eyes sent out little sparks of fire, and the waxed ends of his moustache bristled with anger, while Peggy sat opposite him in a little heap in the corner of the carriage, with her eyebrows peaked into the old eave- like shape, and the corners of her lips drooping pensively downward. – More About Peggy by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey
  4. A robin had been perched upon a stone griffin sculptured on a house- eave near. – The Nürnberg Stove by Louisa de la Ramé (AKA Ouida)
  5. The farmer watches for the frozen thatch to drip; the gentleman visiting the stable looks up disconsolately at the icicles dependent from the slated eave with the same hope. – Hodge and His Masters by Richard Jefferies
  6. At its base the rock wall slanted outward leaving a hollow beneath its eave where the thin veneer of water gleamed from the shadows. – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner
  7. Half a dozen holes were bored through the floor, and there was a space between the side of the box and the roof of the van, which sloped away like an eave. – Prisoner for Blasphemy by G. W. [George William] Foote
  8. The dressed carcass of a deer hung under one projecting eave. – The Hidden Places by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  9. " Yes, the man who fixed the eave troughs this morning left a ladder here. – Chicken Little Jane by Lily Munsell Ritchie
  10. Mark's is above- look, under where the eave hangs out, away to the left. – The Dark Flower by John Galsworthy
  11. All this was very laborious to be sure, though not very dangerous; but here was an obstacle that I knew not how the Arabs themselves could surmount, much less how I could possibly master- for above our heads jutted out, like an eave or coping, the lower stones of the coating, which still remain and retain a smooth, polished surface. – Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities of Art (Vol. 3 of 3) by S. Spooner
  12. Come, that I may not hear the winds of Night, Nor count the heavy eave- drops as they fall. – Original sonnets on various subjects; and odes paraphrased from Horace by Anna Seward
  13. My night was disturbed by the old Hamoumi chief choosing the eave of our tent just beside my ear to say his prayers. – Southern Arabia by Theodore Bent Mabel Bent
  14. And the tin eave- troughs are singing their gentle lullaby of running water trickling from the shingles ... – The Long Ago by Jacob William Wright
  15. So he had abandoned all his pretensions to a magical invulnerability, and rushed under the eave of the Queen's Elm to join the omnibus group. – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett
  16. I had to have special set of eave- spouts made to run the water into a cistern on top of the kitchen. – Rose of Dutcher's Coolly by Hamlin Garland