Usage examples for leal

  1. No torment 'twere for lovers true and leal. – Tales from the Arabic Volume 3 by John Payne
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Roy Diaz would decide it with his companions leal. – The Lay of the Cid by R. Selden Rose and Leonard Bacon
  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 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
  9. 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
  10. Couldna ye put up with a leal Scot, like Glenuskie there? – Two Penniless Princesses by Charlotte M. Yonge
  11. For nineteen years hast thou been to me a leal and loving wife. – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  12. A permanent breach in their friendship was made when Stuart wrote to Hamish to call his attention to the fact that the MacDonalds of Kingsburgh and the MacLeods and other leal Scotch hearts in the southern provinces were fighting under the royal banner. – The Story of Old Fort Loudon by Charles Egbert Craddock
  13. Ye're leal, we ken. – Johnstone of the Border by Harold Bindloss
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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