Usage examples for prairie

  1. The same thing would happen if either of them set foot on the prairie. – Dick in the Everglades by A. W. Dimock
  2. " Does not the chief of the Nansemonds remember that, when I had with my breath kindled a fire in the time of a high wind, and was enjoying the glorious prospect of giving the dry prairie to the devouring flame, the men of his nation assembled, and first repelled, and finally extinguished, that flame. – Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3) by James Athearn Jones
  3. The old chief and one of the other Indians kept on a straight course with me, we traveled about three miles, when we got a little way into a small prairie and halted about fifteen minutes, there one of the party fell in with us, he had killed a bear and brought as much of the meat with him as he could carry. – Narrative of the Captivity of William Biggs among the Kickapoo Indians in Illinois in 1788 by William Biggs
  4. There was a woman who came with her family to the prairie country thirty- five years ago. – In Times Like These by Nellie L. McClung
  5. But he said that prairie land nearly run him crazy, especially in the evenin'. – The Land of Long Ago by Eliza Calvert Hall
  6. According to the size of the mould, two, three, or more prairie- hens may be prepared at one time and in the same mould. – Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks by Pierre Blot
  7. And the good Nokomis answered: " 'T is the heaven of flowers you see there; All the wild- flowers of the forest, All the lilies of the prairie, When on earth they fade and perish, Blossom in that heaven above us." – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  8. It was well that Jack was trained early, for as they drew out on the open prairie and the feed became better the horses and cattle were less easy to drive. – The Eagle's Heart by Hamlin Garland
  9. Very fine on the quince, and is excellent on the rich prairie- lands of the West. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  10. We next crossed the " grand prairie," passing over the Indian trace. – A Ramble of Six Thousand Miles through the United States of America by S. A. Ferrall
  11. Enemies could be seen soon enough; but where could the trapper hide on bare prairie? – The Story of the Trapper by A. C. Laut
  12. Your brother, he must have ride like the prairie wind. – The Shagganappi by E. Pauline Johnson
  13. Yes, it was there- the scent of the little blue and white prairie flowers- her flowers. – Prairie Flowers by James B. Hendryx
  14. The tree was driven from the forest, over the prairie, over the river, over the fields; and still the angry bees flew after it and stung it again and again. – The Book of Nature Myths by Florence Holbrook
  15. They are the choice souls found, one here, another there, one in the hamlet and another on the farm, one in the city and another on the prairie, one in a palace, another in a sod house. – On the Firing Line in Education by Adoniram Judson Ladd
  16. The late sun, a red- bronze color, hung just above the horizon and softened the unlovely stretches of prairie into something brooding and beautiful. – The Free Range by Francis William Sullivan
  17. This girl, this prairie- flower, was doing this for him, was risking her life, was breaking the law for him. – Northern Lights by Gilbert Parker
  18. Yet there was beauty, too, on this prairie, though there was nothing to the east but snow and the forest so far as eye could see. – Northern Lights by Gilbert Parker
  19. I want your answer, yes or no, before I head across the prairie for my own place. – Winston of the Prairie by Harold Bindloss