Usage examples for lode

  1. In the vein or lode or hard- rock deposits, the gold is mainly metallic gold, and to a minor extent is in the form of gold tellurides. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  2. When our ship comes in- when we open the mother lode- you shall be taken care of!" – Out of the Air by Inez Haynes Irwin
  3. " I came after the mother lode," was the reply. – Boy Scouts in an Airship by G. Harvey Ralphson
  4. Eleven days ago Sherm, me man, discovered this lode. – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  5. I reckon I'd ha' stuck around the Comstock Lode an' got into reg'lar silver- quartz minin' if I'd gone my own way. – The Boy With the U.S. Miners by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  6. But they didn't say whether it was lode or placer. – Gold Seekers of '49 by Edwin L. Sabin
  7. We happen to know that your father struck a rich lode on one of his claims. – Gold in the Sky by Alan Edward Nourse
  8. He was campin' right on the Comstock Lode! – The Boy With the U.S. Miners by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  9. " Yees are superintindint and rule this mine," said Corrigan, " but you have no rule over min's lives, and this is a matter of the grandest life upon the lode, and yees have no right to refuse us." – The Comstock Club by Charles Carroll Goodwin
  10. The sojourner in such regions- he cannot be called an inhabitant- lives in expectation of the coming settler who will pay him cash for his " claim"; or else perhaps he devotes himself to discovering a lode or a placer, which, if disposed of, may put him in funds for a year's spree; or again he may be a trapper, perpetually shifting his place as the peltry grows scarce. – Frontier Folk by George Booth
  11. In the same State, about fifty distinct ownerships controlled the copper mines, while in Nevada the Comstock Lode had more than one hundred proprietors. – The Age of Big Business Volume 39 in The Chronicles of America Series by Burton J. Hendrick
  12. It will be seen from the above that Fitzherbert made no idle boast in saying he wrote of what he knew, and much of his advice is applicable to- day, though the time is past for the farmer's wife to 'wynowe all manner of cornes, to make malte, to shere corne, and in time of nede to helpe her husbande to fyll the mucke wayne or dounge carte, dryve the plough, lode heye, corne, and such other'; though she may go or ride to the market 'to sel butter, cheese, milke, eggs, chekyns, hennes, and geese. – A Short History of English Agriculture by W. H. R. Curtler