Usage examples for lough

  1. Below him, by the sea, were the handsome houses which the richer class of merchants were already beginning to build for themselves on the shores of the lough – The Northern Iron 1907 by George A. Birmingham
  2. The Channel Fleet, she said, has been ordered to Belfast Lough – The Red Hand of Ulster by George A. Birmingham
  3. Four miles on he came to the track opposite a little bay of the Lough and, turning into it, he rode past a few white cottages up to the purple hollow of the hills. – The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason
  4. And I must also pass over the six weeks of what in those days appeared to me as the term of solitary confinement right away at Greencastle Fort at the entrance to Lough Swilly. – The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon by José Maria Gordon
  5. It was when the rain had fallen in heavy quantities, and when the Lough was full that the evil was chiefly expected. – The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope
  6. Down he went towards the lough at full speed, and never minded all my callin' after him. – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever
  7. This was part of Lord Annesley's domain, and separated from Carraig and several small farms by a wall, which ran down to a sheet of water at the foot- Castlewellan Lough – The Life Story of an Old Rebel by John Denvir
  8. But they'll have a stone round their neck and to be thrown below in the lough – Further Experiences of an Irish R.M. by E. OEnone Somerville Martin Ross
  9. In a pedigree of the MacCarthys of Cooraun Lough county Kerry, a daughter of Sir John de Courcy is mentioned. – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack
  10. Bonnyrigg itself is embosomed in woods, yet surrounded on all sides by rock and moorland, and with a delightful view of Greenlea Lough – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  11. The movement grew rapidly; by the summer of 1779 several thousand men were not only under arms, but were being rapidly drilled into a state of efficiency, and had even established such a reputation for strength, that, when in the autumn the same privateers that had been so bold in Belfast Lough the year before reached the Irish coast, in the hope of plundering Limerick or Galway, they found the inhabitants of the district well prepared to receive them, and did not venture to attempt a descent on any part of the island. – The Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860 by Charles Duke Yonge
  12. For many a day They roved the sweeping meads and fens and fells In fruitless search, and ever forth again Relentlessly he drove them from his hold Beside the dimpling waters of Lough Leane. – Sprays of Shamrock by Clinton Scollard
  13. The men from Belfast Lough and Kingston grinned approvingly. – Long Odds by Harold Bindloss
  14. Dublin Bay, Waterford Harbor, Belfast Lough and the Cove of Cork offered shelter to their vessels. – The Glories of Ireland by Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox
  15. Poets wrote of Usnech, of Tara, of Ailech, of the O'Neills on Lough Swilly in the far north, of Brian Boru's palace Kincora on the Shannon, of Rath Cruachan of Connacht. – Irish Nationality by Alice Stopford Green
  16. He never crossed the " Lough as the inlet of the sea, about three miles in width, was called. – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever
  17. The scenery of this upper course of the Wansbeck is very striking, from the Lough to Kirkwhelpington, flowing between bleak moorland and rich pasture, and on to Littleharle Tower, which stands secluded in deep woods. – Northumberland Yesterday and To-day by Jean F. Terry
  18. Riding down the long hill by which the road from Templepatrick approaches Greencastle on the way to the town, he was able to gaze over the waters of the lough which lay stretched beneath him on his left. – The Northern Iron 1907 by George A. Birmingham
  19. " That's a signal to us to make haste," said the Corporal, pointing to a bright flame which suddenly shot up on the shore of the lough – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever