Usage examples for pray

  1. Pray be sure that I shall not change. – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  2. " We don't want to pray. – This Is the End by Stella Benson
  3. How is that, pray? – A Chair on The Boulevard by Leonard Merrick
  4. Stay one moment, I pray you. – Fort Lafayette or, Love and Secession by Benjamin Wood
  5. " Never was so frightened in my life," replied Tom, " but pray don't show it." – Middy and Ensign by G. Manville Fenn
  6. Is she here, pray, sir? – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth
  7. Happy for her that of late, and only of late, she had learned to pray in earnest. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  8. " Pray- not now," he murmured. – Only One Love, or Who Was the Heir by Charles Garvice
  9. If so, pray do- Believe you own it, also. – Black Beetles in Amber by Ambrose Bierce
  10. " It seems so awful," she said in a low voice, " so very, very awful to think that we may not even pray for her soul, Father Ferguson." – Studies in love and in terror by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  11. Perhaps I shall never pray again. – Major Barbara by George Bernard Shaw
  12. I trust and pray that you have yet many years to live. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  13. Don't leave me out of it, pray!" – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  14. Pray tell me all about it, then. – The Man-Wolf and Other Tales by Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian
  15. Did you dress for me, pray? – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  16. Another day I shall tell you everything, so pray take me for what I am to- day, and ask no questions. – The Prince of Graustark by George Barr McCutcheon
  17. How will you help it, pray? – Lessons in Life, For All Who Will Read Them by T. S. Arthur
  18. I will pray for you every hour. – Down the Mother Lode by Vivia Hemphill
  19. " Pray go on with your story," said the King. – The Blue Fairy Book by Various
  20. And I shall pray that you may always be happy. – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson