Usage examples for GADS

  1. I beg permission therefore to state fully, as well as fairly, the whole of this obnoxious transaction, this unfortunate robbery at Gads- Hill. – Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare by D. Nichol Smith
  2. He just gads from one dance to another, all over the county, and he's taken to calling on the town girls. – The Heart of Arethusa by Francis Barton Fox
  3. Well made, gads life! – Richard Carvel, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  4. Gads- bud, who am I? – The Double-Dealer by William Congreve
  5. With springalds, stanes, and gads of airn, Amang them fast he threw; Till mony of the Englishmen About the wall he slew. – Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3) by Walter Scott
  6. Scott saw the real meaning of this nonsense, and read - With springalds, stones, and gads o' airn. – Sir Walter Scott and the Border Minstrelsy by Andrew Lang
  7. Dot wouldn't do for me, for mine fader would be looking for me wid two big gads to him- Helloa! – The Lost Trail by Edward S. Ellis
  8. We see him, on occasion of the robbery at Gads- Hill, in the very act of running away from the Prince and Poins; and we behold him, on another of more honourable obligation, in open day light, in battle, and acting in his profession as a Soldier, escaping from Douglas even out of the world as it were; counterfeiting death, and deserting his very existence; and we find him, on the former occasion, betrayed into those lies and braggadocioes which are the usual concomitants of Cowardice in Military men, and pretenders to valour. – Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare by D. Nichol Smith
  9. Gads my life, if I thought it were so, I would this moment renounce all communication with you. – The Double-Dealer by William Congreve
  10. I had in those divvuses as kushti coppas an' heesus as any young Gipsy in Anglaterra- good chukkos, an' gads, an' pongdishlers. – The English Gipsies and Their Language by Charles G. Leland
  11. Everywhere around the hills and gulches you could see prospectors, with their gads and little picks, fooling around like life didn'tmean anything in the world to 'em, except to grub around in those rocks. – The Cross-Cut by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  12. I thought of the great pine back on the old farm in Ontario, and the " timber" looked to me like gads and switches. – Neighbours by Robert Stead
  13. I'll have you dishcharged, Gads death! – Richard Carvel, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  14. One can't suppose that he's rich enough to fling all his salary to an understudy while he gads. – The Lightning Conductor Discovers America by C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
  15. When Lawn Dyarrig came to the opening with the gads all twisted and made into one, they hadn't the ribs of the basket in the ground yet. – The Irish Fairy Book by Various
  16. Herding a bunch of green and timid and nervous and contrary youngsters past all the temptations and pitfalls and confidence games and blarneyfests put up by a dozen frats, and landing the bunch in a crowd that it had never heard of two weeks before, is as bad as trying to herd a bunch of whales into a fishpond with nothing but hot air for gads. – At Good Old Siwash by George Fitch