Usage examples for keeping

  1. " I can see perfectly well that you're keeping something back from me. – Lalage's Lovers 1911 by George A. Birmingham
  2. He was keeping hid from the trail- I think because Raine was riding along, this morning, and he's following. – Sawtooth Ranch by B. M. Bower
  3. " Anyhow," said Gorman, " I'm keeping in with Mrs. Ascher." – Gossamer 1915 by George A. Birmingham
  4. I raised my head, and he walked round, keeping his eyes fixed upon me, and went away. – Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, 7th ed. Vol. 2 of 2 by John Lloyd Stephens
  5. You're keeping them all away from me; you know you are. – The Honour of the Clintons by Archibald Marshall
  6. I have good reasons for keeping back; she is rich and I am poor. – A Woodland Queen, Complete by Andre Theuriet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  7. Yes; I am keeping her as quiet as possible. – The Gloved Hand by Burton E. Stevenson
  8. This he did by going on foot, and keeping to the fields and woods. – Raiding with Morgan by Byron A. Dunn
  9. As it happened, George and Lady Harcourt were together, and Miss Baker was keeping watch with the sick man upstairs. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  10. In safe keeping, Sire. – The Justice of the King by Hamilton Drummond
  11. " I shall know by the money he left for the house- keeping! – The Flight of the Shadow by George MacDonald
  12. What are you keeping back, Mr. Libby? – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  13. Therefore I went on again, making company of myself, and keeping my gun quite ready. – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore
  14. " Love has been keeping me a prisoner," said he, " I have got some money for you." – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  15. That's one idea of keeping square, Jerry, but it ain't mine. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  16. Perhaps you have not read it in your house, and in any case there is no use in my keeping it. – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  17. An aunt has been keeping her. – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  18. How right it all is, she told herself- so entirely in keeping. – Penny Plain by Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas)
  19. I think he's keeping me on because he knows I'd have trouble getting any other job. – Penny Nichols and the Knob Hill Mystery by Joan Clark
  20. But those boys on our right seem to be keeping their end up. – The First Hundred Thousand by Ian Hay