Usage examples for glue

  1. Oh, you can't mend a broken leg with glue! – The Story of Calico Clown by Laura Lee Hope
  2. If all wealth were equally serviceable in conspicuous display, if cattle and barns and shares in a coal mine or slaughter- house or glue factory could display themselves as well as diamonds can, and if possession of these things conferred prestige as much as possession of diamonds does, this differential advantage of diamonds would disappear, and with it all extra value from that cause. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  3. Of its sound, or air- bladder, a kind of glue is made, and a green paint of its gall. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  4. It consists in- it is advisable to give rule and example together, wherever it is possible- breaking up one phrase in order to glue in another. – The Art of Literature by Arthur Schopenhauer
  5. " Everybody grab a seat that is good enough to glue to for five hours while Fido here gives out your parts," commanded Mr. Rooney, without in any way acknowledging Mr. Vandeford's introduction to the company. – Blue-grass and Broadway by Maria Thompson Daviess
  6. He always passed the plate in church and she was head of the sewin' circle, but when it came to lettin' go of an extry cent for the minister's salary they had glue on their fingers. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  7. At a little distance the effect is rich and excellent, but close inspection shows up the tintacks and the glue, and a prying finger penetrates the solid- looking panel with perfect ease. – A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil by T. R. Swinburne
  8. Then the police stuck up great wood and canvas towers covered with patent glue. – The Book of Dragons by Edith Nesbit
  9. What earthly purpose these animals think they serve by this reckless nocturnal expenditure of bodily glue it is hard to say: possibly the lines are swung across in order that they may practise equilibrium; possibly the threads may serve as lines of escape and retreat after the male spinners have been a- wooing. – Above the Snow Line by Clinton Thomas Dent
  10. Some one put glue in the chair. – Bob the Castaway by Frank V. Webster
  11. After the glue has set a little, the end papers are pasted on, i. – Practical Bookbinding by Paul Adam
  12. Add half ounce of isinglass, or fish glue, and a small piece of loaf sugar. – American Handbook of the Daguerrotype by Samuel D. Humphrey
  13. Where is the glue? – Hildegarde's Neighbors by Laura E. Richards
  14. How is this tube filled with glue and tightly twisted? – The Life of the Spider by J. Henri Fabre
  15. This makes it almost as strong as glue. – The American Frugal Housewife by Lydia M. Child
  16. But then, when I came to think on it, meaning goes but a little way i' most things, for you may mean to stick things together and your glue may be bad, and then where are you? – Views and Reviews by Henry James
  17. That new glue I bought last week will mend china, glass, wood- anything. – Jerry's Charge Account by Hazel Hutchins Wilson
  18. None of the ordinary breakfast rules, such as scowling while eating, and saying the porridge is as stiff as glue and the eggs are as tough as leather, are observed. – The Magic Pudding by Norman Lindsay