Usage examples for herb

  1. This herb no good. – In the Tail of the Peacock by Isabel Savory
  2. But Grandma listened patiently and when he was emptied of all his sorrows and worriments she took him out into her herb- garden, seated him where he could see the sunset hills and then she preached a marvellous sermon to just this one man alone. – Green Valley by Katharine Reynolds
  3. No grass, or herb of any kind, grew between the roots of these trees, although the soil every where was extremely rich and good; but this may be attributed to the total exclusion of the sun, and the want of air, which doubtless prevent this sort of vegetation. – An Historical Journal of the Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island by John Hunter
  4. " Did you take him, Herb? – The Story of Calico Clown by Laura Lee Hope
  5. Then she marched Ann Mary to the herb- doctor's. – Hillsboro People by Dorothy Canfield
  6. Above, on the bank, another species of willow- herb has died down to a short stalk, from which springs a living branch, and at its end is one pink flower. – The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies by Walter Besant
  7. Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed." – Three Prize Essays on American Slavery by R. B. Thurston A.C. Baldwin Timothy Williston
  8. The herb tea did not cure him, nor did the stuff the doctor gave him. – Joanna Godden by Sheila Kaye-Smith
  9. I next pointed out to my young companion a plant named the blue herb, the leaves of which stain the water in which they are soaked with a lovely azure tinge. – Adventures of a Young Naturalist by Lucien Biart
  10. People commonly came for her at all hours of the day and night when there was somebody sick and in need of a herb- wise nurse. – The Bondboy by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  11. You may from this regard take a little more of the herb; about one dragm of Tea, will serve for a pint of water; which makes three ordinary draughts. – The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened by Kenelm Digby
  12. Salt Butter and Cheese was stopped on leaving England, and throughout the voyage Raisins were issued in place of the Salt Suet; in addition to the Malt, wild Celery was collected in Tierra del Fuego, and, every morning, breakfast was made from this herb, ground wheat and portable soup. – The Life of Captain James Cook by Arthur Kitson
  13. Scarce were the crops half grown when Caesar saw How prone they seized upon the food of beasts, And stripped of leaves the bushes and the groves, And dragged from roots unknown the doubtful herb. – Pharsalia; Dramatic Episodes of the Civil Wars by Lucan
  14. Now, look here, Herb, said Roy, facing his companion behind the church, you're situated differently from me, and you can't seem to understand my position. – Rival Pitchers of Oakdale by Morgan Scott
  15. Herb- roots for mother, eh? – Lonesome Town by Ethel and James Dorrance
  16. The horse replied, " You will find some dried leaves of the herb of Sleep in the pocket of the saddle. – Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen by Alexander Chodsko
  17. You'd like me to say that I knew nothing of the botanizings, and the herb collectings, and the picknickings there- he, he! – In the Carquinez Woods by Bret Harte
  18. But Herb and his friends, as well as some other boys of the river town, were on hand to see the start. – The Strange Cabin on Catamount Island by Lawrence J. Leslie
  19. As her eyes fell on the herb bed once more she remembered all her plans for making it a pleasant sight for her mother to look out on. – Anxious Audrey by Mabel Quiller-Couch