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Usage examples for ne'er

  1. Thou ne'er till now sawft her who lies before thee! – Faust by Goethe
  2. In each cheerful moment I meant you a pleasure, And ne'er gave offence, but it gave me more pain. – The Hubble-Shue by Christian Carstairs
  3. I ne'er h'ard ye speyk like that afore. – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald
  4. For what truth is in men's eyes, Which search no heart, but in a flash despise A strange face, shuddering back from one that ne'er Hath wronged them? – Medea of Euripedes by Euripedes
  5. I shall ne'er do my task: on which the old woman proposed to do it for her. – More English Fairy Tales by Various
  6. Dark Willie from that fatal hour Seemed fated ne'er to smile again. – Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume XXIV. by Revised by Alexander Leighton
  7. All my vorevathers have been parliament- men, and I can prove that ne'er a one o' um gave a zingle vote for the court since the Revolution. – The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves by Tobias Smollett
  8. And I will hope that he, who ne'er Repin'd at heav'n's decree, But ever patient and resign'd, Submissive bent the knee: Who, best of fathers, never sought For arbitrary sway, But free within each youthful mind, Bade Reason lead the way. – Elegies and Other Small Poems by Matilda Betham
  9. Had but the sun's bright arrows failed me not, I ne'er had rested till the ships were hot With fire, and through the tents upon the plain This bloody hand had passed and passed again! – The Rhesus of Euripedes by Euripedes
  10. " Don't know what there is so attractive about these young Eastern ne'er- do- weels," said the old gentleman, " but this one has got a certain something...." – IT and Other Stories by Gouverneur Morris
  11. " Aweel, ne'er mind that," I said. – Between You and Me by Sir Harry Lauder
  12. I have ne'er set eyes on you in my life before. – The Nest of the Sparrowhawk by Baroness Orczy
  13. The natural thirst ne'er quenched but from the well Whereof the woman of Samaria craved. –  by
  14. Countess, my anger ne'er shall trouble you. – Fiesco or, The Genoese Conspiracy A Tragedy by Frederich Schiller
  15. You knew 't would ne'er be true! – Semiramis and Other Plays Semiramis, Carlotta And The Poet by Olive Tilford Dargan
  16. So the folk gathered about them and blamed the Ne'er- do- well and said to him, " Give him the price of that which thou hast eaten." – Supplemental Nights, Volume 1 by Richard F. Burton
  17. Where will you find one, search ye ne'er so well. – The Oedipus Trilogy by Sophocles
  18. Yes- there he lies As free from life, as if he ne'er had lived. – A Book For The Young by Sarah French
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