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Definitions of Eyne

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

  1. Mary, Mary, my lassie dear, The tears stand in these eyne – A Legend of Old Persia and Other Poems by A. B. S. Tennyson
  2. Range the brown hair, it blinds her eyne Dash cold water over her face! – Ancient Ballads and Legends of Hindustan by Toru Dutt
  3. " 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. You did cast down your lovely eyne And you crumbled up your bread so! – Fringilla: Some Tales In Verse by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. He gives as the reason why the Elf- queen would have " ta'en out Tamlane's two grey eyne so that henceforth he should not be able to see the fairies. – More English Fairy Tales by Various
  11. 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
  12. He used " eyne for " eyes," " fone" for " foes," " shend" for " shame." – Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben P. Halleck
  13. 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
  14. But to my eyne he looks as if he had been called, and was going. – Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  15. A thousand eyne are about thee. – The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare by J. J. Jusserand