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Usage examples for IAMBE

  1. " There, poor Iambe she said, " if we two, inside these four walls, want to see anything like a pleasing sight we must look at ourselves." – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. " Iambe is not devoid of reason," replied Sirona. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. " Iambe follows no one but me; what good can a love do me that I must share with all the world! – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  4. " The dog," thought he, " is still cowering by her-" and he began to make a noise, half whistling and half hissing, which Iambe could not bear, and which always provoked her to bark angrily- but in vain. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  5. Paulus had guessed rightly for she held the body of little Iambe in her arms. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  6. Iambe maiden of the merry tale, Beside her eyed the once red- cheeked, green- leaved. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  7. I have lost my home, and here every one believes the worst of me, although I have done no one any harm, and no one, no one loves me but Iambe – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  8. And with her own hand Iambe stripped herself under the breasts. – The Eleusinian Mysteries and Rites by Dudley Wright
  9. It would take neither food nor drink; its cool little nose was hot; and when she left the cave, Iambe lay panting on the fine woollen coverlet which Paulus had spread upon the bed, unable even to look after her. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  10. X Iambe from her Mistress tripped; she raised The cattle- call above the moan of prayer; And slowly out of fields their fancy grazed, Among the droves, defiled a horse and mare: The wrecks of horse and mare: such ribs as view Seas that have struck brave ships ashore, while through Shoots the swift foamspit: bare They nodded, and Demeter on them gazed. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  11. She had gold hair, and a rosy face, and the greyhound that followed her was called Iambe – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  12. Sirona's eyes had met his, and she said with a sigh, " You look at me so compassionately- if only Iambe were well, and if I succeeded in reaching Alexandria, my destiny would perhaps take a turn for the better." – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  13. Keen at her Mistress glanced Iambe rays From the Great Mother came: Her lips were opened wide; the curse was rent. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  14. These jests, it is said, were to recall the tactful measures employed by a maidservant named Iambe to rouse Demeter from her prolonged sorrowing. – The Eleusinian Mysteries and Rites by Dudley Wright