Usage examples for pail

  1. I'll give you a pail, and you can fetch some for your own self. – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  2. So did Sue, leaving the pail of milk standing in the grass beside the road. – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue in the Big Woods by Laura Lee Hope
  3. There must have been room for water, for it was " uncommon wet;" and the water was in the pail, for the Doctor says so. – The Romance of Natural History, Second Series by Philip Henry Gosse
  4. Pretty soon Mary Jane came down the path with the water pail. – The Goody-Naughty Book by Sarah Cory Rippey
  5. I hung the pail on my nose and looked at her. – The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates
  6. More than once did Price permit some sign of emotion to be read in his face- as when the sixth chair of a certain set was at last found supporting a water- pail in the kitchen. – The Boss of Little Arcady by Harry Leon Wilson
  7. Then, seeming satisfied with her scrutiny, she picked up her pail. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  8. Fuldrade took up a milk- pail, and, with an intelligent glance at Christian, went out. – The Man-Wolf and Other Tales by Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian
  9. There is not the least doubt, but that an energetic and efficient individual, with sufficient capital to erect with the least possible delay the saw- mill, lath, shingle, broom- handle, tub and pail, fork and hoe- handle, last, and general turning machinery, and employ as many first- class workmen as the business would require, could in three years, pay both principal and interest, and have the entire farm and several thousand dollars besides. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  10. Fairbairn carried a tin pail with water. – Pine Needles by Susan Bogert Warner
  11. Well, the children ran out and dug a big pail of hat ashes with the hat ashes shovel. – Rootabaga Stories by Carl Sandburg
  12. As he slightly stirred his pail, the water murmured, and the smile faded. – The Fortune of the Rougons by Emile Zola
  13. Yet it was a hard pull up that trail once more, carrying an insensible pail of water in the hand that had once sustained a lovely girl! – From Sand Hill to Pine by Bret Harte
  14. " No milk for the poor children to- day," said I, showing him the inside of the pail, with a sorrowful shake of the head, for it was no small loss to them and me. – Roughing it in the Bush by Susanna Moodie
  15. My papa says he will have to charge twelve cents a pail for coal to- morrow, instead of ten. – The Corner House Girls at School by Grace Brooks Hill
  16. But just as she flung herself down beside the whip, there came a harsh call from behind her, where the lunch- pail stood. – The Biography of a Prairie Girl by Eleanor Gates
  17. Then take your pail and set out. – The Jonathan Papers by Elisabeth Woodbridge Morris
  18. There, you won't realize nothing about it till you've got older'n you be now; but the time'll come when- and her sharp voice faltered; for Nan had turned to look full in her face, had stopped still in the frozen road, dropped the pail unconsciously and given a little cry, and in another moment was running as a chased wild creature does toward the refuge of its nest. – A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett
  19. Put your hand in this pail of water. – Uncle Robert's Geography (Uncle Robert's Visit, V.3) by Francis W. Parker and Nellie Lathrop Helm
  20. Little Dumpty used to bring them all home in his pail and keep them in the " acquair." – Humpty Dumpty's Little Son by Helen Reid Cross