Usage examples for jay

  1. Kalitan said something in Thlinkit to his uncle, and the old chief, looking kindly at the boy, replied with, a nod: " I will tell you the story of the blue jay," he said. – Kalitan, Our Little Alaskan Cousin by Mary F. Nixon-Roulet
  2. She looked happy as a blue jay on an apple- tree bough, and made everybody welcome over again when Mr. Greeley had done it once- just as a kind, warm- hearted woman ought to stand by a brother she is proud of, and looks like. – Phemie Frost's Experiences by Ann S. Stephens
  3. I am sure, Mr. Jay, you will agree with me in that she should be saved if possible. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  4. " I'll just run up to the Green Forest and try to find Sammy Jay," he said. – The Adventures of Mr. Mocker by Thornton W. Burgess
  5. " There was quite a fight on Jay Street yesterday," he said. – Mary Minds Her Business by George Weston
  6. " When I tell 'un of George,"- who was the farmer near Fordingbridge,-" and of Mrs. Jay,"- who was the ironmonger's wife at Warminster,-" he won't take any comfort in them," said Mrs. Brattle. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  7. All gently yet, the hands urged him on,- the hands of young John Jay, that daring father's daring son; the hands of the good folk of Boston, that free city. – The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois
  8. Grandmother Magpie is mischievous, too, but she's no worse than little Jimmy Jay. – Little Jack Rabbit and the Squirrel Brothers by David Cory
  9. In modern times attention may be directed to the speech of James Otis on the Writs of Assistance, to Burke's speech on Conciliation with America, to Fisher Ames' speech on the Jay Treaty, and to Webster's speech on Nullification. – Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1 by George Boutwell
  10. A gray jay now and then screeched his approach to unseen denizens of the woods. – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  11. The town office of the Blue Jay was just across the street, and he took her there and begged house- room and a chair for her, making an excuse that he must go and see to the brake- mending. – The Grafters by Francis Lynde
  12. John Jay was chosen its first President, and held the office for five years. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  13. His personal respect for John Jay has been heretofore mentioned; but on no occasion did he permit such feelings to interfere with his political acts, when called upon to perform a public duty. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  14. " I didn't know you weren't in France," said Jay to Kew. – This Is the End by Stella Benson
  15. Should we characterize it as a blue jay neighborhood or a blackbird neighborhood? – A Bird-Lover in the West by Olive Thorne Miller Harriet Mann Miller
  16. Christopher Gore, one of the most eminent members of the Boston bar and a distinguished statesman, had just returned from England, whither he had been sent as one of the commissioners appointed under the Jay treaty. – Daniel Webster by Henry Cabot Lodge
  17. Whether I say any thing on the subject to Mr. Jay, will depend on my interview with the Count de Vergennes. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  18. Jay arrived on June 23, to Franklin's " great satisfaction," and the meeting was cordial. – Benjamin Franklin by John Torrey Morse, Jr.
  19. " I don't want to 'ook it," said Jay. – This Is the End by Stella Benson
  20. Jay did not answer. – The Planet Savers by Marion Zimmer Bradley