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Usage examples for prunella

  1. But the witch had no pity, and she dragged Prunella into her house, where she kept her till the time should come when she could have her revenge. – The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
  2. Further search brought a pair of partly worn prunella slippers to light, with narrow ankle ribbons. – Marcia Schuyler by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  3. She had a bright idea of sitting between Prunella and Mary at the lunch table, but a higher providence had assigned her to a seat at the end between Julia- or was it Kate? – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  4. He considered Prunella and her arrival a fine opportunity to show what he could do when he really wanted to. – The Moralist by Jack Taylor
  5. Peter could see no one, for Heidi was seated on the ground at the foot of a small hill thickly overgrown with sweet smelling prunella; the whole air seemed filled with its fragrance, and Heidi thought she had never smelt anything so delicious. – Heidi by Johanna Spyri
  6. Mix four ounces of common salt, an ounce of bay salt, an ounce of saltpetre, a quarter of an ounce of sal- prunella, and half a tea- spoonful of cochineal, all in the finest powder. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  7. Barbara, if she really might have been dressed, would be as likely as not to be comfortable in a sack and skirt and her " points,"- as she called her black prunella shoes, that were weak at the heels and going at the sides, and kept their original character only by these embellishments upon the instep,- and to have dumped herself down on the broad lower stair in the hall, just behind the green blinds of the front entrance, with a chapter to finish in some irresistible book, or a pair of stockings to mend. – We Girls: A Home Story by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  8. Is it not all leather and prunella? – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  9. The next morning, Prunella had breakfast alone in her quarters, but then she often did. – The Moralist by Jack Taylor
  10. But the witch was furious, and next day hid herself behind the hedge, and when Prunella came past, and put out her hand to pluck the fruit, she jumped out and seized her by the arm. – The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
  11. Prunella did it quite innocently, not knowing that she was doing wrong in taking the fruit that hung close to the roadside. – The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
  12. You'll forgive me if I seem to wander from La Prunella, but you have to understand the powder puffs to know why she left our bed and board so suddenly. – The Moralist by Jack Taylor
  13. The Bugle, or middle Comfrey, is also a Sanicle, because of its excellence for healing wounds, in common with the Prunella and the true Sanicle. – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie
  14. You know the sort of man- a linen duster for a coat, prunella shoes, always smiling and hopeful- a great deal about 'Brethren. – The Front Yard by Constance Fenimore Woolson
  15. Didn't Prunella know about it? – The Moralist by Jack Taylor
  16. All this was, however, mere leather and prunella to the ladies of Glenfern; and many were the cogitations and consultations that took place n the subject of Mary's mismanagement. – Marriage by Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
  17. Then, at last, Prunella was touched by Bensiabel's goodness and kindness to her, and she became his wife, and they lived happily ever after. – The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
  18. She had at that moment on her feet a pair of slippers which had long ago lived through the prunella phase of their existence, and were now running a respectable career as black silk slippers, having been neatly covered with that material by Mrs. Barton's own neat fingers. – Scenes of Clerical Life by George Eliot
  19. She was roused from her despair by hearing Bensiabel's voice at her side saying: 'Prunella, Prunella, do not weep like that. – The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
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