Usage examples for folk

  1. Why not live in peace and leave these great folk alone? – Simon Dale by Anthony Hope
  2. But I do not care about the ordinary city folk. – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas
  3. It is not among the folk- sagas that one will find the best stories of this kind for his children. – Literature in the Elementary School by Porter Lander MacClintock
  4. Why there's not one of them that was in it, at Mrs. Mehan's that night, but could have you before the magisthrates, and I'm thinking thim folk would make a deal more of you than they would of me. – The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope
  5. The young Mitchells are capital fellows, and you know better than most folk what sort of companions he is likely to find in Dr. Holtum's family. – Viking Boys by Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby
  6. This brought his calling into touch with working folk. – Garden-Craft Old and New by John D. Sedding
  7. They're a simple folk: I'm one. – Emblems Of Love by Lascelles Abercrombie
  8. We folk who live in the country make few changes." – Jeanne of the Marshes by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  9. And all at once the music ceased and the little folk could be seen no more. – A Little Book of Profitable Tales by Eugene Field
  10. " Only inventions for keeping time, getting folk up in the morning, and so forth," I hastily replied, and before he could ask any more questions I asked permission to go outside of the cab to see the machinery. – The Story of My Boyhood and Youth by John Muir
  11. What a mampus o' folk it is here to- day! – The Dynasts An Epic-Drama Of The War With Napoleon, In Three Parts, Nineteen Acts, And One Hundred And Thirty Scenes by Thomas Hardy
  12. Of course you are having a charming time with your home folk; well, you deserve it, and I hope you will make the most of it. – Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions by Slason Thompson
  13. This is a long way from Wrychester, sir, for Wrychester folk to meet in. – The Paradise Mystery by J. S. Fletcher
  14. You see there were no women- folk, and the pretence seemed to help things. – Christopher Hibbault, Roadmaker by Marguerite Bryant
  15. There are those, and good earnest folk they are, too, who tell us that Christ has come, and is constantly coming, more and more, into our common life. – Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation by S. D. Gordon
  16. " He'm werry sing'lar how a young folk do forget! – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper
  17. They had enough to meet their needs for no little time to come, and were well- to- do folk. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  18. A hundred times I have seen folk condemned to death as suddenly as poor Walker was. – Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life by Arthur Conan Doyle