Usage examples for gull

  1. Why, then, do you gull us seeking to lead us into that which we are forbidden to know, are unable to know, and which you do not know yourself? – Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church by Friedrich Bente
  2. But the bird that now caught my attention was the gull. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  3. So the " Sea Gull" turned and went down the river. – Madge Morton's Trust by Amy D. V. Chalmers
  4. The fish feed on flies and rise to the surface for them, whereupon a t gull or duck will fall with plummet- like pounce. – Seeds of Pine by Janey Canuck
  5. On firing a shot, they rose and followed the ducks which rose at the same time up the creek, and when flying they seemed exactly to resemble the common gull. – Expedition into Central Australia by Charles Sturt
  6. There was the red sun, on the low level of the shore, in a purple haze, fast deepening into black; and there was the solitary flat marsh; and far away there were the rising grounds, between which and us there seemed to be no life, save here and there in the foreground a melancholy gull. – Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  7. It looks like a sail; or is it only a gull flapping his wings before he rises?" – The Red Rover by James Fenimore Cooper
  8. The herring- gull and lesser black- backed gull resemble each other in language as they do in general appearance; both have very powerful and clear voices unlike the guttural black- headed and common gull. – Afoot in England by W.H. Hudson
  9. The sturdy Gull straining and plunging wildly at her huge cables, trembled as our third gun thundered forth its summons, but the rocket struck the rigging and made a low, wavering flight. – Battles with the Sea by R.M. Ballantyne
  10. He wore his hat tilted a bit to one side, and in his left hand swung a light bamboo cane tipped by the head of a sea gull in silver. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  11. Winter is coming on, and here you are with a handful of flour and a sea- gull, and no proper shelter from the cold. – Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North by Fullerton Waldo
  12. I wouldn't mind being in my berth on the Gull! – The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  13. I'm on the Sea Gull, but I'll see him now and then. – Sara, a Princess by Fannie E. Newberry
  14. Then thrice it sounded, when the boat swooped in, touched, and with a third aboard, sprang away swift as a fishing gull. – The Unknown Sea by Clemence Housman
  15. When the clever rogue, Brainworm, in one of Jonson's comedies, would sell Stephen, the " country gull," a cheap rapier, he urges, " 'Tis a most pure Toledo," and Stephen replies according to his folly, " I had rather it were a Spaniard." – Spanish Highways and Byways by Katharine Lee Bates
  16. One day in August it happened that Ned's father and mother, his big brother, his two sisters, and, in fact, most of the grown people in the hotel, went off on a picnic to White Gull Island, which was about seven miles out to sea. – Not Quite Eighteen by Susan Coolidge
  17. It was a long weary pull to the Gull light- ship. – The Lifeboat by R.M. Ballantyne
  18. Meanwhile, the village that the boats were now approaching had been thrown into a state of the greatest excitement by the appearance of the ships, which had been discovered while yet so distant that their sails resembled the wings of the white sea- gull. – The Flamingo Feather by Kirk Munroe
  19. I never expected anything like it when I got aboard the Gull. – The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  20. Anybody ready to take me down to the Sea Gull in the car? – The Stolen Singer by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger