Usage examples for leal

  1. Though sharp may be our trouble, The joys are more than double, The brave surpass the cowards and the leal are like a wall To guard their dearest ever, To fail the feeblest never; And somehow this old earth remains a bright world after all. – Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul by Various
  2. In this way can we know those who are leal, and if aught can be done. – A Maid at King Alfred’s Court by Lucy Foster Madison
  3. For lo, this land had pity on our plight, And unto us were merciful and leal, To us, the piteous flock, who at Zeus' altar kneel! – Suppliant Maidens and Other Plays by AEschylus
  4. But sorrow's sel' wears past, John, And joy's a- comin' fast, John, The joy that's aye to last In the land o' the leal. – The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886 by Ministry of Education
  5. That thou art leal to the king was shown when thou wouldst have slain him who refused to drink to him. – A Maid at King Alfred’s Court by Lucy Foster Madison
  6. I see the moon to- night, Sightless and misty as a mourner's eye, Behind a vail; or, like a coin to seal The lids of Time's last- born to majesty, Touched with the darkness of a hidden Leal. – The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 1 by Robert H. Newell
  7. Yes, peasant love I grant you, but I think it was leal and true. – Annie o' the Banks o' Dee by Gordon Stables
  8. But one thing would I have thee straightway leave; Well knowest thou mine enemy is pride; Let her no more unto thy spirit cleave: So leal a friend with thee will I abide That favour from all folk thou shalt receive; This grace hath he who keepeth on my side. – Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III. by John Symonds
  9. The French king's gold would have manned a camp, bribed the discontented lords, and his support have sustained the hopes of the more leal Lancastrians. – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  10. I had often marvelled at this; for Geordie's last word to his little daughter had been a promise to meet her in the land o' the leal. – St. Cuthbert's by Robert E. Knowles
  11. But in this crisis it is right that your leal and trusty subjects should speak out, and plainly. – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  12. What radiant ministrations, what infinite activities, what never- ending progress, what immeasurable happiness, what living ecstasies of unknown raptures may surround us in the beauty and loveliness of the land of the leal, in the life supernal? – The Universe a Vast Electric Organism by George Woodward Warder
  13. Couldna ye put up with a leal Scot, like Glenuskie there? – Two Penniless Princesses by Charlotte M. Yonge
  14. For nineteen years hast thou been to me a leal and loving wife. – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  15. Ye're leal, we ken. – Johnstone of the Border by Harold Bindloss