Usage examples for leather

  1. You stick to a leather purse, brother William John? – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. He took out a leather bag, and counted into my hand five gold pieces of twenty dollars each. – At the Mercy of Tiberius by August Evans Wilson
  3. I make my sticks sing on the leather – When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 15, 2009
  4. When the clock struck the hour of midnight, we exchanged our black clothes for our leather suits. – By Canoe and Dog-Train by Egerton Ryerson Young
  5. On her feet were blue stockings and heavy leather shoes. – Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George Washington Cable
  6. The large leather chairs under the light. – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
  7. I never grew big- but hard, Henry, as leather – Gunman's Reckoning by Max Brand
  8. Lucien knew how to dress the elk- hide, and could make leather out of it as well as any Indian squaw in the country. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  9. But May Leather knew better. – Charlie to the Rescue by R.M. Ballantyne
  10. But the rude boy seemed to like being in the red leather saddle on the back of the Rocking Horse. – The Story of a White Rocking Horse by Laura Lee Hope
  11. I put the bag back on the table, and began to search for the leather money- case. – The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins
  12. He was a wiry little man with a face like leather but his touch brought healing and his presence, hope. – Sowing Seeds in Danny by Nellie L. McClung
  13. So Rollo took out a small leather bag which he had bought in London. – Rollo in Paris by Jacob Abbott
  14. Blake swung around one of the heavy leather seated chairs with a twist of his wrist, and drew out a silver matchsafe. – Out of the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  15. Upon his feet were shining patent leather shoes; upon his head was a shining high hat. – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester
  16. Saddle- leather is in some respects even preferable to sole- leather – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  17. " The directions I got," said I " was to get a leather here,- that 's the directions." – The American Union Speaker by John D. Philbrick
  18. Ronald took from a small leather bag, which he wore round his neck, a tiny gold chain with a little cross. – Bonnie Prince Charlie A Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden by G. A. Henty
  19. His face shone like wet leather – Where the Pavement Ends by John Russell
  20. I have been in these colonies more nor thirty years, and I'm good enough company for any fine lady's- maid as ever walked on shoe leather – Mr. Hogarth's Will by Catherine Helen Spence