Usage examples for jay

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. John Jay was chosen its first President, and held the office for five years. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. " There was quite a fight on Jay Street yesterday," he said. – Mary Minds Her Business by George Weston
  7. " I don't want to 'ook it," said Jay – This Is the End by Stella Benson
  8. Jay did not answer. – The Planet Savers by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  9. " I didn't know you weren't in France," said Jay to Kew. – This Is the End by Stella Benson
  10. 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
  11. A gray jay now and then screeched his approach to unseen denizens of the woods. – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  12. " 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
  13. 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
  14. Grandmother Magpie is mischievous, too, but she's no worse than little Jimmy Jay – Little Jack Rabbit and the Squirrel Brothers by David Cory
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. " 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
  19. 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
  20. Jay arrived on June 23, to Franklin's " great satisfaction," and the meeting was cordial. – Benjamin Franklin by John Torrey Morse, Jr.