Usage examples for HOU

  1. I insist on knowing who that woman is, why she is here in my hou- my castle, and- everything, do you understand?" – A Fool and His Money by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. 863, How for Hou; l. – Sir Walter Scott as a Critic of Literature by Margaret Ball
  3. During this retreat they employ their time in repeating incessantly, with a strong guttural voice, the word Hou, by which they denote one of the attributes of the Deity. – A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I. by Jacob Bryant
  4. He was a stout well- made man, with a fine open countenance, his face was painted, his body punctured, and he wore a better Ha hou, or cloth, than the rest. – A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1 by James Cook
  5. 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 By suppressing 10 d Hou " " Hou " " By the Gregorian rule of intercalation the coincidence of years. – Our Calendar by George Nichols Packer
  6. We hastened from flower to flower and smelled all of them, and we continually imitated the restlessness of giddy moths; we imagined too that we were imitating their buzzing when we exclaimed: " Hou ou ou!" – The Story of a Child by Pierre Loti
  7. The ghost of a " hou!" – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke
  8. Beyond Mount La- Hou on this sand strip there are many native villages- each village a crowded clump of huts, surrounded by a grove of coco palm trees, each tree belonging definitely to some native family or individual, and having its owner's particular mark on it, and each grove of palm trees slanting uniformly at a stiff angle, which gives you no cause to ask which is the prevailing wind here, for they tell you bright and clear, as they lean N. E., that the S. W. wind brought them up to do so. – West African studies by Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  9. It is extremely funny, when some unexpected grasshopper, some free- and- easy beetle presents itself without invitation or excuse, scampering over our white mats, to see the manner in which Chrysantheme indicates it to my righteous vengeance- merely pointing her finger at it, without another word than " Hou!" – Madame Chrysantheme Complete by Pierre Loti Last Updated: March 4, 2009
  10. So the Emperor ordered Hou I to shoot at them. – The Chinese Fairy Book by Various
  11. Auwe; auwe; aloha la Ka makua a kakou Aloha a mahalo pu Ka malihini hou. – Scenes in the Hawaiian Islands and California by Mary Evarts Anderson
  12. The excellent Risler had such an absurd way of showing his love for her, playing with her as if she were a doll, pinching her chin and her cheek, capering about her, crying, Hou! – Fromont and Risler, Complete by Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  13. And Hou I shot nine of them down from the sky. – The Chinese Fairy Book by Various
  14. Besides his bow, Hou I also had a horse which ran so swiftly that even the wind could not catch up with it. – The Chinese Fairy Book by Various