Usage examples for gasoline

  1. They used a lot of gasoline and time just getting ready to go. – The Biography of a Rabbit by Roy Benson, Jr.
  2. Let's go in this house and see if we can scare up some gasoline. – Pee-wee Harris on the Trail by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  3. We took in a little gasoline at Riverside. – Out of Doors--California and Oregon by J. A. Graves
  4. Is the Sky- Bird supplied with gasoline? – Around the World in Ten Days by Chelsea Curtis Fraser
  5. " A gasoline launch," he said. – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
  6. You see, Auntie won't stand for a gasoline engine, and- Do I understand that Mrs. Hemmingway is going, too? – Wilt Thou Torchy by Sewell Ford
  7. He has put a tax of three- pence a gallon on gasoline used by pleasure cars, and this tax goes into a fund for the upkeep of the highways, proportioned according to the number of cars in each county. – The Charm of Ireland by Burton Egbert Stevenson
  8. In addition to bond issues, there was a Virginia state gasoline tax which fell heavily on the farmer with his gas- driven machinery and need to haul produce to market. – Frying Pan Farm by Elizabeth Brown Pryor
  9. Before the incandescent lamp was perfected, the only illumination was from gasoline gas; and that was used later for incandescent- lamp glass- blowing, which was done in another small building on one side of the laboratory. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  10. Gasoline is carbon and hydrogen. – The Dollar Hen by Milo M. Hastings
  11. To have stopped it would have meant some trifling exertion, in starting again; and since Flint never considered such details as a few gallons of gasoline, why should he care? – The Air Trust by George Allan England
  12. She knew of a woman who had been permitted to take over her own automobile, paying all her expenses and buying her own tires and gasoline. – The Amazing Interlude by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  13. She is as relentless as a gasoline tank- when the " gas" is all used the machine stops. – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  14. " If our gasoline is gone," said Grant, " we're likely to be out here on the lake for some time." – The Go Ahead Boys on Smugglers' Island by Ross Kay
  15. There'd be no questions about old Tescheron if it warn't for his gasoline. – Cupid's Middleman by Edward B. Lent
  16. I followed in the Shootin' Star, havin' borrered gasoline enough for the run. – The Depot Master by Joseph C. Lincoln
  17. I forbid you to introduce your mess- room jargon into my parlor; at the same time I am sincerely sorry that a Prince of Saxony should stoop to buy cigarettes and gasoline with the pittance stolen from his cousin's widow and her three little children. – Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess by Henry W. Fischer
  18. Carefully explain why the tank of a gasoline stove should never be filled while the stove is lighted or hot. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  19. To his disgust he discovered that the gasoline was very low in the great tanks. – Boy Scouts in an Airship by G. Harvey Ralphson
  20. We've got lots of gasoline. – The Girl Aviators' Sky Cruise by Margaret Burnham