Usage examples for hue

  1. Even if she could have got so far without a quarrel, still there would have been a great hue and cry about the marriage itself. – Stories from Tagore by Rabindranath Tagore
  2. Mowbray found himself wondering why the hue and cry had been raised so promptly. – The Great Mogul by Louis Tracy
  3. We can easily keep afloat for a couple of months, and when the hue and cry has died down, we can come back and dig it up at our leisure. – The Lost Valley by J. M. Walsh
  4. She raised the hue and cry to some purpose, and the clerical king of the road was taken and... – The Coming of the Friars by Augustus Jessopp
  5. I had fancied a hue and cry would be raised next morning, when it was discovered that Archie had unceremoniously taken his departure from the prison; but, so far as concerned the outside world, it was as if nothing had happened. – The Minute Boys of Boston by James Otis
  6. His costume also resembled that of a monk in cut, but it was scarlet in hue and the radiance of the furnace caused it to glow as if illumined by some fire from within. – A Prince of Good Fellows by Robert Barr
  7. The hue of all holy things! – The Dark Flower by John Galsworthy
  8. The rich colour fled from her cheeks and her oval face assumed that even, dusky hue which was a danger signal, but which Orlando James failed to recognise for one. – The Orchard of Tears by Sax Rohmer
  9. See, here is one that has the hue of your cheeks. – A Day Of Fate by E. P. Roe
  10. The whole had a certain elegant richness that can hardly be appreciated without the restoration, in every line and hue of the original composition. – A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1 by Georges Perrot Charles Chipiez
  11. The kindness I showed to M. Hue and his companions in misfortune was prompted by humanity, and not by mean speculation. – Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, v10 by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
  12. Nearer came the hue and cry of the chase. – Under the Rose by Frederic Stewart Isham
  13. While they glided nearer and nearer, their gray obscurity of hue melted away. – The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins
  14. Fanny started at her father's announcement, and partly turned toward him a face that was now of a pallid hue – The Good Time Coming by T. S. Arthur
  15. But the pleasing verdure of May had disappeared beneath the icy winds of the north, and all was dreary and dull of hue – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
  16. But the fact was, that the hue and cry was now raised, and although Master Bumpkin did not perceive it, about a hundred people, men, women, and boys, were in full chase; and when that gentleman was, as Bumpkin thought, coolly coming towards him, he was simply at bay, run down, without hope of escape; and fully determined to face the matter out with all the coolness he could command. – The Humourous Story of Farmer Bumpkin's Lawsuit by Richard Harris
  17. In the old folks, whose faces were much wrinkled, the skin appears of a much more dingy hue the dirt being less easily, and, therefore, less frequently dislodged from them. – Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole, Volume 2 (of 2) by Sir William Edward Parry
  18. I shall have a splendid chance to try, I know, and I know too that the native hue of resolution has never been of very great shade in me hitherto. – Notes of a Son and Brother by Henry James
  19. He had learned, as such fellows do, that there was a secret hue and cry after this very man by the New York police; that he was supposed by some to be Sears himself. – The Woman in the Alcove by Anna Katharine Green
  20. The favorite hue of the farmer's wife was lead. – The Reign of Law A Tale of the Kentucky Hemp Fields by James Lane Allen