Usage examples for heads

  1. It is curious that women carry always on their heads, men always on their shoulders. – The Soul of a People by H. Fielding
  2. This appeal was not lost: the gentlemen put their heads together and led Coventry into another room. – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  3. " They didn't seem to have an idea in their heads. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  4. The others shook their heads at this. – The Auto Boys' Vacation by James A. Braden
  5. He named two or three heads of the church party in Markborough on whom he must call. – The Case of Richard Meynell by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  6. A lot of death's heads I call them. – First Person Paramount by Ambrose Pratt
  7. We have another schooner, the 'Wild Cat, ' see, she is just entering the heads." – The Second String by Nat Gould
  8. He was drinking, they said, and his farm was going to ruin, and he would speak to nobody- and they shook their heads. – Fortitude by Hugh Walpole
  9. However, I was not much sorry for it, but by coach home, in the evening, calling at Faythorne's, buying three of my Lady Castlemayne's heads, printed this day, which indeed is, as to the head, I think, a very fine picture, and like her. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  10. The heads go up again. – The First Hundred Thousand by Ian Hay
  11. Tom once wrote and asked him if he were happy, 'for somehow Susan and I have got into our heads that things are not quite square, ' wrote the simple fellow. – Lover or Friend by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  12. Also there stood with him six sons of Dolius; and the two old men also, Laertes and Dolius, though their heads were white with age. – The Story Of The Odyssey by The Rev. Alfred J. Church
  13. I think I can see a lot of heads in her bow, and now I wonder what is going to happen next! – Mrs. Cliff's Yacht by Frank R. Stockton
  14. Several shook their heads, and, " I don't believe we could," said Chub. – The Crimson Sweater by Ralph Henry Barbour
  15. He was asked what had been done with the heads. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  16. Two or three heads went close together. – Ralph of the Roundhouse by Allen Chapman
  17. I am not trying to get an impression of their heads, but of their feet. – The Go Ahead Boys and the Mysterious Old House by Ross Kay
  18. The three men raised their heads and looked at one another. – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger
  19. Broken heads and collarbones, stabbings. – The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52 by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe
  20. If you mean it, get your allies' heads together And come to some decision. – Lysistrata by Aristophanes Commentator: Jack Lindsay