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Usage examples for hale

  1. Was mightily delighted when I told him how happy and hale you have always been here. – Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson
  2. He was a tall, thin man, grey- headed and deeply wrinkled, but strong and hale for his years. – Rachel Gray by Julia Kavanagh
  3. Mr. Casey, the secretary, was a hale and hearty Irishman of near forty. – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  4. After having had a lot of trouble with many of our subjects, we were surprised one day to have the oldest man of the village, Antonio Calistro, born in 1813, still so hale and hearty that he works his own fields, come in for measurement and photographing. – In Indian Mexico (1908) by Frederick Starr
  5. While conditions within the organization were such as were indicated by the hostile criticism of the Payne- Aldrich act, by the Pinchot- Ballinger controversy, the overturn of Speaker Cannon and the disintegration of the Aldrich- Hale group, the congressional election of 1910 took place. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  6. A fine fellow, Hale as brave as a lion. – An Onlooker in France 1917-1919 by William Orpen
  7. Captain Nathan Hale a fine young officer, volunteered to act as spy. – George Washington by Calista McCabe Courtenay
  8. Mrs. Hale according to instructions, had opened the telegram, and knowing something of the story from Sally, wasn't anxious to relieve Mrs. Ess Kay's mind about me, in too much of a hurry. – Lady-Betty-Across-the-Water by Lowell, Orson
  9. The old man rose hale and hearty; his daughter and his grand- daughter pressed him in their arms, as if in a glad morning salutation after a long heavy dream. – The Sand-Hills of Jutland by Hans Christian Andersen
  10. Margaret Hale the Patrol leader and one of Victoria Drew's intimate friends, who had joined the group during Lance's speech, shook her head. – The Girl Scouts in Beechwood Forest by Margaret Vandercook
  11. In 1868 he came back to New Orleans, a hale stalwart old man, who thought to have a score of years still before him. – Wolf Breed by Jackson Gregory
  12. Mr Millons, the first mate, was a short, hale thick- set man, without any particularly strong points of character. – The Red Eric by R.M. Ballantyne
  13. Every moment he expected the red- pagried ministers of justice to appear and hale him to the scaffold. – Tales of Bengal by S. B. Banerjea
  14. I feel so hale and hearty at my work that I may expect everything- not only the success of my music, but better health as well- if I can only stick to it without interruption and yield to my splendid mood without anxiety. – Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1 by Francis Hueffer (translator)
  15. He is quite the active member of the Nathan Hale society. – Frigid Fracas by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  16. The room rapidly filled up, and as we waited for court to open, the Newspaper Man pointed out one and another hale old man whose clear eyes and fresh skin belied his years, and told tales of his daring forty years before, of the wealth he had dug from the earth, and of the reckless ways in which he had lost it. – Emerson's Wife and Other Western Stories Emerson's Wife -- Colonel Kate's Protégée -- The Kid of Apache Teju -- A Blaze on Pard Huff -- How Colonel Kate Won Her Spurs -- Hollyhocks -- The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of Johnson Sides -- A Piece of Wreckag by Florence Finch Kelly
  17. His uncle was a hale man, and people told him that his own life was not so much better than his uncle's. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  18. He was a hale hearty man, much too fine looking for a Friend. – A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  19. The Castle was a noble old place at Hale a village about six miles from Holborough. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  20. 4to, London, 1809- 12. Hale Sir Matthew. – A Brief Handbook of English Authors by Oscar Fay Adams
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