Usage examples for ivory

  1. Or they trade in all sorts of things- ivory, and so forth. – The Sign of the Spider by Bertram Mitford
  2. The woodwork was ivory. – Apron-Strings by Eleanor Gates
  3. There were no cattle in Abou Saood's possession, and without cows the ivory could not be moved. – Ismailia by Samuel W. Baker
  4. The moon sent its ivory path over the wave tops, inviting and promising. – Michelangelo's Shoulder by John Moncure Wetterau
  5. How is your mother this summer, Ivory? – The Story Of Waitstill Baxter by By Kate Douglas Wiggin
  6. And carved pieces of jade and ivory and coral and jet. – David and the Phoenix by Edward Ormondroyd
  7. And most interesting of all are the small bone and ivory figures of men and women which are also found. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery by L.W. King and H.R. Hall
  8. Immediately, however, as he looked at the lowly nest, it became a fine house with walls of gold, and pillars of ivory. – Philippine Folk-Tales by Clara Kern Bayliss, Berton L. Maxfield, W. H. Millington, Fletcher Gardner, Laura Watson Benedict
  9. Dickson, 1893. Ivory white. – Roses and Rose Growing by Rose Georgina Kingsley
  10. Cambyses pointed to a small ivory box in which the ominous piece of writing lay, saying: " There it is; read it; but do not hide or alter a single word, for to- morrow I shall have it read over again by one of the merchants from Sinope." – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  11. Clasped in the fingers of her jewelless right hand was a tiny, ivory- handled revolver. – Whispering Wires by Henry Leverage
  12. With her slender fingers on those black and ivory keys, the big, black box had sobbed and laughed, and even talked ordinarily at her bidding. – The Heart of Arethusa by Francis Barton Fox
  13. And her neck beneath her hair is four times as white as ivory. – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  14. Mrs. Palmer had begun to knit him a pair of muffetees, and used slowly to twist pink silk round ivory needles. – Old Kensington by Miss Thackeray
  15. The gentleman himself was sitting before an enormous bureau, piled up with all sorts of useless papers, arrayed in the strictest order, and numerous ivory paper- knives, which had never been known to cut anything. – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  16. A guard accompanies me to the office, where my belongings are returned to me: some money friends had sent, my watch, and the piece of ivory the penitentiary turnkey had stolen from me, and which I had insisted on getting back before I left Riverside. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  17. A little piece of ivory, which they picked up on the ground. – The Crystal Stopper by Maurice LeBlanc
  18. If an ivory white or light warp colour should be chosen, the cross- colours must be selected with special reference to the warp tint. – How to make rugs by Candace Wheeler