Usage examples for herbs

  1. Returning in a few moments with a bundle of herbs, he gathered some sticks and kindled a fire. – The Madman and the Pirate by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. With this small quantity of flesh, and some sodden herbs, with much trouble the people were sustained. – A Narrative of the expedition of Hernando de Soto into Florida published at Evora in 1557 by A Gentleman of Elvas
  3. We found some herbs on a windward Key, which the Spaniards called Spanish tea. – The Pirates Own Book by Charles Ellms
  4. The man Mole, moreover, appeared to know something of medicine and of herbs and how to prepare the warm baths which alone eased the unfortunate Marat from pain. – The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
  5. Montavoner Austria A sour- milker made fragrant with herbs added to the curd. – The Complete Book of Cheese by Robert Carlton Brown
  6. The savages offered us herbs; my companions eagerly took them, for they were hungry. – Favorite Fairy Tales by Logan Marshall
  7. I'm going there With these few herbs. – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  8. You're like the earth, like herbs, like fresh green grass. – Moor Fires by E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young
  9. Breakfast: fish- cakes, beautifully fried- rich, you know, lots of herbs, it's a receipt of her aunt's; you should just taste 'em. – The House of Souls by Arthur Machen
  10. " And for the younger sons a more comfortable dinner than of herbs," said Bertram. – A Heart-Song of To-day by Annie Gregg Savigny
  11. He ate only bread, herbs, and fruit and drank only water. – The Saint by Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer
  12. Nay, no black arts; but he saith his folk had great skill in herbs and the like, and though he be no physician by trade, he hath much of their lore. – The Armourer's Prentices by Charlotte Mary Yonge
  13. The doctor, he said, gave me some herbs. – Native-Life-in-South-Africa by Plaatje, Sol (Solomon Tshekisho)
  14. Maguennoc himself, who knew a great deal, used to ask our advice about anything that had to do with healing, lucky stones, the herbs you gather on St. John's Eve . – The Secret of Sarek by Maurice Leblanc
  15. They bathed its wounds, and wrapped them up with healing herbs. – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
  16. Then strain off, squeezing the Liquor strongly from the Herbs, and apply it as already directed. – Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health by Samuel Auguste David Tissot
  17. The herbs in the Shakespeare garden were in the perfection of bloom. – The Girl Scouts in Beechwood Forest by Margaret Vandercook
  18. If this is done when the weather is damp, the herbs will not be so good a colour. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  19. The oppressive atmosphere had evaporated; the grey, sullen tint had disappeared; a soft breeze came dancing up the stream; a glowing light fell upon the woods and waters; the perfume of trees and flowers and herbs floated around. – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli