Usage examples for lode

  1. He had driven his pick into the mother lode of the world!" – Wolf Breed by Jackson Gregory
  2. 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
  3. He was campin' right on the Comstock Lode! – The Boy With the U.S. Miners by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  4. " I should not be a bit surprised if a good lode of metal were discovered here," said Mr Temple; and he went on chatting lightly about mines and minerals and Cornwall generally, but somehow he could not draw the attention of his companions from that bright mark on the rock, towards which the water was constantly creeping, and then seemed to glide away, as if exhausted with the effort. – Menhardoc by George Manville Fenn
  5. Eleven days ago Sherm, me man, discovered this lode. – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  6. 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
  7. Nothing but a metallic lode, whose innumerable windings through the bowels of the soil should be connected subterraneously at the base of the block. – An Antarctic Mystery by Jules Verne
  8. 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
  9. We happen to know that your father struck a rich lode on one of his claims. – Gold in the Sky by Alan Edward Nourse
  10. His shaft slopes much, little, or not at all, according to the " lie of the lode." – Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines by R.M. Ballantyne
  11. It was soon evident that he was quite content to go without, and that Sally herself had been his lode- star. – Somehow Good by William de Morgan
  12. " I came after the mother lode," was the reply. – Boy Scouts in an Airship by G. Harvey Ralphson
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. " 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
  17. You are supposed to receive the same wages that the miners did who worked on this lode six years ago, for a month's work. – The Comstock Club by Charles Carroll Goodwin
  18. This was broke off the mother lode. – The Everlasting Whisper by Jackson Gregory
  19. But they didn't say whether it was lode or placer. – Gold Seekers of '49 by Edwin L. Sabin