Usage examples for Pugh

  1. Ay, when I have 'em; pugh pox, you cut the Thread of my Discourse- I wou'd give ten Guinea's, I say, to be rank'd in his Acquaintance: Well, 'tis a vast Addition to a Man's Fortune, according to the Rout of the World, to be seen in the Company of Leading Men; for then we are all thought to be Politicians, or Whigs, or Jacks, or High- Flyers, or Low- Flyers, or Levellers- and so forth; for you must know, we all herd in Parties now. – The Busie Body by Susanna Centlivre Commentator: Jess Byrd
  2. The thin shaken voice of Pugh came from the bridge. – She Buildeth Her House by Will Comfort
  3. I heard Mr. Pugh tell my father the other day it was a d- d outrage. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  4. No, I keep to my own place; and I had to turn out old Bessie Pugh this very last Sunday night, as I found a- cocked up there, tho' I was not a matter of five minutes late. – The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley
  5. He opened the gate and rode round to the stable, gave up the horse to Pugh the man- of- all- work, and made his way into the house. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  6. Ask for Mrs. Pugh the housekeeper. – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  7. He has the right imitative romance, and he can so blend Defoe and Dickens with a something of himself which is almost, but not quite, creative, that he can present you with a blind old Pugh or a John Silver. – My Contemporaries In Fiction by David Christie Murray
  8. The Third Iowa and Twenty- eighth Illinois, under Colonel Pugh made a desperate effort to maintain their position, but were ordered by General Hurlbut to fall back when Lauman retired. – From Fort Henry to Corinth by Manning Ferguson Force
  9. The image of Mr. Pugh would not down. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  10. On Mr. Furness's left you see Mr. Pugh another young curate, of much less marked characteristics. – Scenes of Clerical Life by George Eliot
  11. It was Pugh the man- of- all- work at the Cottage, and in his disgust at things in general, the Squire cursed him for a lazy rascal. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  12. The owner of the place, Robert Pugh of Penrhyn, was old, and a mere tool in the hands of a wily priest, Father Guy. – The Ruined Cities of Zululand by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
  13. Senator Pugh of Ohio had already locked horns with Davis on this point, and had attempted to show that a territorial Legislature was independent of Congress. – Abraham Lincoln and the Union A Chronicle of the Embattled North, Volume 29 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Nathaniel W. Stephenson
  14. Pugh never mind your breath. – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth
  15. As it is, I agreed to the general idea of a study of your work by Pugh and I confess it never even crossed my mind that anybody would write such a thing except as a tribute to your genius and the intellectual interest of the subject; nor can I believe it now. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  16. In another sentence the Call said: " Leeds, Rech, Hinkle and Pugh voted for the advisory vote amendments." – Story of the Session of the California Legislature of 1909 by Franklin Hichborn
  17. Pugh yonder's a Fool coming this way, let's avoid him. – The Busie Body by Susanna Centlivre Commentator: Jess Byrd
  18. Oh, but to see a man- a miserable apology for a man- measuring out calicoes and ribbons, and tapes and buttons, and stays and garters, and all sorts of things that a man has no right to touch- pugh – Sisters by Ada Cambridge