Usage examples for FIER

  1. The citie smookes for it; Now full of fier shop, And fowle spitting chop, So sneezing and coughing, That my ghost fell to scoffing. – Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce by E. R. Billings
  2. It was only an iron basket perched on a beacon, in which were burned " fier bales of pitch and ocum," as the colonial records express it Sometimes tallow candles illuminated this pioneer light of the establishment of which announcement was made in the Boston News, of September 17, 1716, in this wise: " Boston. – American Merchant Ships and Sailors by Willis J. Abbot
  3. I1 ne faudroit pas s'y fier. – A Selection from the Comedies of Marivaux by Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux
  4. In announcing to Dr. Blacklock his new employment, he says,- But what d'ye think, my trusty fier, I'm turned a gauger- peace be here! – Robert Burns by Principal Shairp
  5. I run, en I run, en I run, en de mo' w'at I run de furder de fier git. – Nights With Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris
  6. 220 And furiously doth her assaile For carrying fier in her taile He thrasht her rough coat with his flayle, The mad King fear'd no euill. – Minor Poems of Michael Drayton by Michael Drayton
  7. Gascoine and Churchyard after them againe In the beginning of Eliza's raine, Accoumpted were great Meterers many a day, But not inspired with braue fier, had they Liu'd but a little longer, they had seene, Their works before them to have buried beene. – Minor Poems of Michael Drayton by Michael Drayton
  8. " Den Brer Wolf tuck'n flung 'n'er lighter'd- knot on de fier, en den he slip inter de back room, en present'y, w'iles ole Mr. Benjermun Ram wuz settin' dar shakin' in he shoes, he year Brer Wolf whispun' ter he ole 'oman:- " 'Ole 'oman! – Nights With Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris
  9. Dey wuz a pile er bark burnin' in de middle er de flo', en right ober de fier, hangin' fum one er de rafters, wuz Dave; dey wuz a rope roun' his neck, en I didn' haf ter look at his face mo' d'n once fer ter see he wuz dead. – The Conjure Woman by Charles W. Chesnutt
  10. Sodenly, the fier got into the Pan. – Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts by Rosalind Northcote
  11. Brer B'ar say he feel mo' heavy dan he ever is befo' in all he born days, but he ain't hurted none er Brer Rabbit po' little chilluns, en wid dat away he went 'cross de fier. – Nights With Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris
  12. W'iles he layin' dar shakin', en de win' a- blowin', en de fier flickin', he year someyuther kind er fuss. – Nights With Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris
  13. De fier flicker en flar' en de win' blow. – Nights With Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris
  14. Wid dat, Brer Tarrypin shuffle back ter de bumbly- bee nes' swif' ez he kin, en buil' 'im a fier in dar, en den he crawl out en holler:- 'Brer Buzzud! – Nights With Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris
  15. Dat de mos' 'seetful fier w'at I had any speunce un. – Nights With Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris
  16. Den ole Mr. Benjermun Ram, he tuck'n shot all de do's en lock um, en he s'arch 'roun' en he fine some peas en fodder in de lof', w'ich he et um fer he supper, en den he lie down front er de fier en sleep soun' ez a log. – Nights With Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris
  17. Meanwhile, from Le Fier hard by- so near, indeed, that her bows almost touched the rudder of the ship they were in- there came an awful explosion. – In the Day of Adversity by John Bloundelle-Burton
  18. That evning I made no shew of any thing, but going to bed I asked our men if the fier Locks that wee placed at night round our fort to defend us from thos that would attack us were in order. – Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson by Peter Esprit Radisson