Usage examples for Jabez

  1. Here, Jabez," to the blacksmith, " you tend to that carriage, will you?" – Cy Whittaker's Place by Joseph C. Lincoln
  2. After a time Brother Jabez, with a kind greeting, passed her, and the director, looking up, said very gently: " I wish you a very good day, Sister Tabea." – Duffels by Edward Eggleston
  3. Jabez had all eyes turned towards him. – A Dominie in Doubt by A. S. Neill
  4. " Oh, Mr Jabez," I said: " I am very sorry." – The Story of Antony Grace by George Manville Fenn
  5. " There is a great difference between yesterday and to- day," went on Jabez hurriedly. – Moon of Israel by H. Rider Haggard
  6. " I'm very sorry to hear it, Mr Jabez," I said. – The Story of Antony Grace by George Manville Fenn
  7. He lost his wife, and Miss Wind, his brother's widder, come to keep house for him and brung Jabez with her. – Samantha at the St. Louis Exposition by Marietta Holley
  8. Thee take breakfast as early as they can give it, and you will find a man whom we call Jabez waiting to lead thee where the land is. – The Narrative of Gordon Sellar Who Emigrated to Canada in 1825 by Gordon Sellar
  9. " No, I don't remember anything about Jabez," he said. – Stranded in Arcady by Francis Lynde
  10. Mr. Jabez Wilson started up in his chair, with his forefinger upon the paper, but with his eyes upon my companion. – Short Stories of Various Types by Various
  11. Jabez remarked the curse of Canada was giving land to people who would not go to live upon it, who had no intention of clearing it, but held it to sell. – The Narrative of Gordon Sellar Who Emigrated to Canada in 1825 by Gordon Sellar
  12. And Abel's gone, the Town Crier; and old Mistress Pinch's bad leg carried her from us last Christmas Day, of all days in the year; and young Mr. Eastwell was snatched away by a chain- shot in the affair with the Smyrna fleet; and Mistress Salt- that was daughter of old Sir Jabez Tellworthy, and broke her father's heart- she's a widow in straitened circumstances, and living up at the old house again-" " What!" – The Blue Pavilions by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  13. Jabez stayed behind and fell into talk with me. – Moon of Israel by H. Rider Haggard
  14. " Oh, I know it will, Jabez sez so. – Samantha at the St. Louis Exposition by Marietta Holley
  15. When I was wandering in the town one day towards sunset, I met her walking with her uncle Jabez upon one side and her lover, Laban, on the other, like a prisoner between two guards. – Moon of Israel by H. Rider Haggard
  16. " Now, then," continued Captain Jabez, " I don't want to hurt nobody's feelin's, and I wouldn't say one word that would make the smallest infant think less of itself than it did afore I spoke, but it does strike me that that there proposition of yours is a good deal like the California man's offer to the New York man." – The House of Martha by Frank R. Stockton
  17. Well, when they closed their League offices that was a sign that they cared no longer about Mr. Jabez Wilson's presence; in other words, that they had completed their tunnel. – The Boy Scouts Book of Stories by Various
  18. She looked at the label on the bottle to see his name: Jabez Wrench, High Street, Dinham. – A Pair of Clogs by Amy Walton
  19. To him came also the two women whose husbands, Jacob and Jabez, were restored to them. – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker