Usage examples for Knott

  1. As soon as the carriage reached the house, he went up to his study and walked about nervously, longing, but afraid, to go down and speak to Knott, lest his faint hope should be dissipated. – Scenes of Clerical Life by George Eliot
  2. It became a case of 'Frederick Knott presents James Datchett in " The Colonies", ' and there seemed every prospect that the production would be an early one; for if there was one section of the public which Mr Knott disliked more than another, it was Young Men Who Ought To Be Out Earning Their Livings Instead Of Idling At Home. – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  3. I was in the House at the time that James G. Blaine, then a prominent candidate for the Republican nomination for President, annihilated J. Proctor Knott, who was Chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary. – Memoirs of Orange Jacobs by Orange Jacobs
  4. One afternoon old Peter Knott went to see the famous art dealer. – War-time Silhouettes by Stephen Hudson
  5. His voice trembled as he said 'Come in', and the rush of renewed hope was hardly distinguishable from pain when he saw Warren enter with Daniel Knott behind him. – Scenes of Clerical Life by George Eliot
  6. We'll be married at the chapel of the Three Holy Springs, a mile below the Weisse Knott; we'll fly through the air to it, Tina, and our bed will be at the foot of the Madatseh Glacier. – Revenge! by by Robert Barr
  7. Can one see Knott Scar from here? – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss
  8. South Westmorland had as its most important look- out station, Farleton Knott, where " a beacon was sustained in the days of Scottish invasion, the ruddy glow of which was responded to by the clang of arms and the war notes of the bugle." – Bygone Cumberland and Westmorland by Daniel Scott
  9. A mere hillock or knoll has given the names Knapp, Knollys or Knowles, Knock, and Knott. – The Romance of Names by Ernest Weekley
  10. In the evening he walked up and down the terrace with Muriel, and told her why he had gone to Knott Scar, although he was satisfied with relating Charnock's financial troubles and said nothing about his engagement to Sadie. – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss
  11. John Palmer and Elizabeth Knott, who suffered at St. Albans, had gained some notoriety. – A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 by Wallace Notestein
  12. You're quite wrong, Knott. – War-time Silhouettes by Stephen Hudson
  13. Mr. Thornton, John Knott. – Toronto of Old by Henry Scadding
  14. Peter Knott has a soft, gentle voice, and he spoke slowly, looking into the fire. – War-time Silhouettes by Stephen Hudson
  15. Peter Knott moved to the door. – War-time Silhouettes by Stephen Hudson
  16. Peter Knott took a half- sheet of paper from his pocket and handed it to Ringsmith without comment. – War-time Silhouettes by Stephen Hudson
  17. Peter Knott didn't answer the question. – War-time Silhouettes by Stephen Hudson