Usage examples for foe

  1. Author Who Shall be Heir, Secret Foe, etc. – A Brief Handbook of English Authors by Oscar Fay Adams
  2. The emperor knew well that Roland would be found before his men, with his face to the foe. – Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race by Maud Isabel Ebbutt
  3. " I hope that you will never be a foe of mine," she rejoined, laughingly. – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
  4. Pelusium lost, and Actian ouerthrow, Both by her fraud: my well appointed fleet, And trustie Souldiors in my quarell arm'd, Whom she, false she, in stede of my defence, Came to persuade, to yelde them to my foe: Such honor Thyre done, such welcome giuen, Their long close talkes I neither knew, nor would, And treacherouse wrong Alexas hath me done, Witnes too well her periur'd loue to me. – A Discourse of Life and Death, by Mornay; and Antonius by Garnier by Philippe de Mornay Robert Garnier
  5. They had got used to the fact that strangers could be depended upon to be kind and friendly, and instead of looking upon a new person as a possible foe, they regarded him as a probable friend. – Where No Fear Was A Book About Fear by Arthur Christopher Benson
  6. If I might not see my friends, however, at least I saw my foe, for one evening de Garcia came and stared at my prison. – Montezuma's Daughter by H. Rider Haggard
  7. And great was the astonishment both of friend and foe when it was discovered that he was there. – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  8. He would simply tell them this great truth,- the foe for whom Germany was obliged to make these great military preparations was Russia. – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  9. " He will come to himself after a while," said Ulna, as he drew his foe to the shadow of a rock and placed his back against it. – Lost in the Cañon by Alfred R. Calhoun
  10. And the princess said: 'This is the foe because of whom I have sought your aid. – The Chinese Fairy Book by Various
  11. This lady is our commander, and she wishes to thank you all for the splendid courage with which you have fought at this engagement against a foe of double our strength. – The Golden Rock by Ernest Glanville
  12. " De Foe," said Johnson " that ought to be a lesson to you. – The Pursuit of the House-Boat by John Kendrick Bangs
  13. I rose to my feet, holding my rifle ready, should he come as a foe. – With Axe and Rifle by W.H.G. Kingston
  14. Above the din of the crowd the cannon could be heard sullenly firing from the forts; but even this warning of how near the foe is, seemed to convey no lesson to avoid civil strife. – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  15. Friend and foe alike paused in sympathy at such a situation. – How the Flag Became Old Glory by Emma Look Scott
  16. Time is no lover; it is only he That is the one unconquerable foe, He is the sudden tempest none can know, Winged with swift winds the none may hope to flee. – Eight Harvard Poets by E. Estlin Cummings S. Foster Damon J. R. Dos Passos Robert Hillyer R. S. Mitchell
  17. And the church of Jesus Christ is called to lead in the battle with this foe. – The Church and Modern Life by Washington Gladden
  18. He realized that even that course might bring him into contact with some lurking foe. – Spotted Deer by Elmer Gregor