Usage examples for eyry

  1. Many were the attempts of the neighbouring youths to get at this eyry the difficulty whetted their inclinations, and each was ambitious of surmounting the arduous task. – The-Natural-History-of-Selborne by White, Gilbert
  2. There was a contagion of military ardor in the air, and even the small boy who had climbed up into the safe eyry of a dismantled lamp- post had within him inarticulate stirrings of warlike ambition. – Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color by Brander Matthews
  3. Young magpies chatter, boy,- young eagles in silence measure the space between the eyry and the sun! – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  4. Here, right up on the highest point, from which they say you can see eleven counties, they trenched round all the table- land, some twelve or fourteen acres, as was their custom, for they couldn't bear anybody to overlook them, and made their eyry – Tom Brown's School Days by Thomas Hughes
  5. He retired to his eyry the sawdust box in the empty stable- and there gave rein to his embittered imaginings, incidentally forming many plans for Margaret. – Penrod and Sam by Booth Tarkington