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Definitions of Eyne

  1. Alt. of Eyen
  2. Of eyes.
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Usage examples for Eyne

  1. He's four months old last Tuesday se'nnight, and his feyther's never clapt eyne on him yet, and he wi' a tooth through, an another just breaking, bless him! – Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  2. But to my eyne he looks as if he had been called, and was going. – Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  3. You did cast down your lovely eyne, And you crumbled up your bread so! – Fringilla: Some Tales In Verse by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  4. Just a heap of wrinkles, and two bright black eyne in the midst, set in a lot of shining yaller hair; and the skin was the colour of the fresh turned earth in the spring- brown as brown could be, and its bare hands and feet were brown like the face of it. – More English Fairy Tales by Various
  5. " While he, perhaps, with larger eyne, Was pleased, instead of vexed, at seeing Some little petulance in mine, And loved me all the more, for being; Not too divine. – Fringilla: Some Tales In Verse by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  6. He used " eyne" for " eyes," " fone" for " foes," " shend" for " shame." – Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben P. Halleck
  7. Of this termination we have evident remains in the words oxen, hosen, shoon, eyne, words more or less antiquated. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  8. Mary, Mary, my lassie dear, The tears stand in these eyne. – A Legend of Old Persia and Other Poems by A. B. S. Tennyson
  9. A thousand eyne are about thee. – The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare by J. J. Jusserand
  10. Range the brown hair, it blinds her eyne, Dash cold water over her face! – Ancient Ballads and Legends of Hindustan by Toru Dutt
  11. Not ever fairest painted theme, Or triumph of the graver's art, Could match the image of her dream Enshrined within a daughter's heart- So gently kind, so sweetly fair: They were the features she assigned To creatures of yon upper air When they look down on humankind: And oft she sighed that morn would shine When that dark crape she could remove, And she would feast those eydent eyne On those that taught her first to love; And oft she scanned her own sweet face, Reflected to her anxious view, To see if therein she could trace Those lineaments- the first she knew. – Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume XXIV. by Revised by Alexander Leighton
  12. I never set eyne upon her till half an hour ago on th' staithes, and maybe I'll niver see her again. – Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  13. They smeekit, they reek it, Like to ane smouldering kiln; They peghit, they sighit, Each other's blood to spill, They trampit, they stampit, Like animals run wud; They flarit, they glarit, With eyne yred with bluid. – Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume XXIV. by Revised by Alexander Leighton
  14. My sun is set, my eyne are wet, cauld poortith now is mine; Nae mair I'll range by Coquet- side and thraw the gleesome line; Nae mair I'll see her bonnie stream in spring- bright raiment drest, Save in the dream that stirs the heart when the weary e'e's at rest. – Northumberland Yesterday and To-day by Jean F. Terry
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