Usage examples for Grimes

  1. " Thou hold thy noise," said Grimes. – Journeys Through Bookland V2 by Charles H. Sylvester
  2. " Old man Grimes and his wife live up there. – Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3 by Collected and Arranged by Francis J. Reynolds
  3. Her exit relieved my mind; first, because I had a wretched consciousness that I was causing all the trouble, and a dire fear that Grandfather Nat might dislike me for it; and second, because when he looked angry I had a fearful foreboding vision of Mrs. Grimes being presently whirled round by the ear and flung into the street, as Jim Crute had been. – The Hole in the Wall by Arthur Morrison
  4. She laughed as she said that she did know Mrs. Grimes. – Lady Anna by Anthony Trollope
  5. Prosecution again objected, and the yeas and nays were taken: Yeas- Anthony, Bayard, Buckalew, Davis, Dixon, Doolittle, Fessenden, Fowler, Grimes, Henderson, Hendricks, Johnson, McCreery, Morrill of Maine, Morton, Norton, Patterson of Tennessee, Ross, Sherman, Sprague, Sumner, Trumbull, Van Winkle. – History-of-the-Impeachment-of-Andrew-Johnson-President-of-the-United-States-by-the-House-of-Representatives-and-his-trial-by-the-Senate-for-high-crimes-and-misdemeanors-in-office-1868 by Ross, Edmund G. (Edmund Gibson)
  6. She formed several very valuable acquaintances, she said, at the Independent Chapel; and among others, lighted upon her friend of the Rookery, Mr. Grimes Wapshot. – The History of Samuel Titmarsh and the Great Hoggarty Diamond by William Makepeace Thackeray
  7. But Obed Grimes suits me just as well, and it ain't never kept me from eatin' three square meals a day- when I could get 'em, he told them, soberly, though that odd little gleam in his eyes mystified Max somewhat. – At Whispering Pine Lodge by Lawrence J. Leslie
  8. I could have knocked him down; but he would have his say out- 'old Grimes knows not that I have the letter- I must get back to him before he misses it- I only make a pretence to go out for a few minutes- but- but'- and then the dog laughed again- 'he must stay- old Grimes must stay- till I go back to pay the reckoning. – Clarissa, Volume 5 (of 9) by Samuel Richardson
  9. " Let's take it all for granted, Mr. Grimes," said Vavasor. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  10. Mr. Bullen said you could send Grimes to jail. – The Machine by Upton Sinclair
  11. But before the election in August the Whig candidate, John W. Grimes, declared himself in favor of the Republican platform and name, and he was practically elected as a Republican Governor, the first in the United States. – A History of the Republican Party by George Washington Platt
  12. " Grimes," the Vicar said, " I'm not quite sure that I like this." – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  13. Greville, C. F. Grimes, surveyor of Port Phillip. – Terre Napoleon A history of French explorations and projects in Australia by Ernest Scott
  14. About your letter to Sam Grimes, of North Bend. – Democracy An American Novel by Henry Adams
  15. " She set her cap for Harry Glen, and played her cards so openly and boldly-" " I should say 'shamelessly, '" interrupted Mrs. Grimes. – The Red Acorn by John McElroy
  16. Mr. Grimes must wait until I have said what I have to say to you. – The Machine by Upton Sinclair
  17. We've got Grimes dead... – The Machine by Upton Sinclair
  18. Now Mrs. Grimes spoke again. – The Hole in the Wall by Arthur Morrison
  19. Mr. Grimes declared that there was time enough, and that he would have the work finished by the time fixed,- unless, indeed, the Marquis should change his mind. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  20. On September 3, 1857, Governor James W. Grimes declared the " New Constitution" to be " the supreme law of the State of Iowa." – History of the Constitutions of Iowa by Benjamin F. Shambaugh