Usage examples for foe

  1. 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
  2. " De Foe said Johnson " that ought to be a lesson to you. – The Pursuit of the House-Boat by John Kendrick Bangs
  3. Author Who Shall be Heir, Secret Foe etc. – A Brief Handbook of English Authors by Oscar Fay Adams
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. He realized that even that course might bring him into contact with some lurking foe – Spotted Deer by Elmer Gregor
  7. " 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)
  8. Bold Robin Hood then bent his stout bow, and stood ready to shoot at his foe –  by
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. I rose to my feet, holding my rifle ready, should he come as a foe – With Axe and Rifle by W.H.G. Kingston
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Just as they were about to step into the skiff, not having exchanged a word on their way, for fear any foe might be lurking in the neighbourhood, Joze de Tavora fancied he heard a shout in the distance: they listened attentively, but it was not repeated; and at length, being persuaded that it was but fancy, they took their seats in the stern of the boat, the crew pulling rapidly up the stream, which was now in their favour. – The Prime Minister by W.H.G. Kingston
  15. And the princess said: 'This is the foe because of whom I have sought your aid. – The Chinese Fairy Book by Various
  16. And the church of Jesus Christ is called to lead in the battle with this foe – The Church and Modern Life by Washington Gladden
  17. Friend and foe alike paused in sympathy at such a situation. – How the Flag Became Old Glory by Emma Look Scott
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. " 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