Usage examples for Pur

  1. For the whiche pur- pose he hathe two places. – The Art or Crafte of Rhetoryke by Leonard Cox
  2. 37. Paraia is the same as Pur- aia, the land of Ur; from whence the Gentile writers deduce all their mythology. – A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume II. (of VI.) by Jacob Bryant
  3. As he rose from his humiliation, he is said to have consoled himself by adding, in an undertone, " E pur si muove." – Walks in Rome by Augustus J.C. Hare
  4. Io mi rammento quando fur cacciati I Medici; pur quando Ghibellino E Guelfo fecer pace mi rammento. – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  5. The steady pur- r- r- r- r- ing of the car was in the air. – Polly and the Princess by Emma C. Dowd
  6. He says they've got an opening through the Pur backing up that mean beggar Smith; and Collis and Jackman will find the cash, and Nares's father is to be editor, and they vow Froggatt and Underwood will be beat out of the field. – The Pillars of the House, V1 by Charlotte M. Yonge
  7. You would not like to desert poor Pur, ' added Cherry. – The Pillars of the House, V1 by Charlotte M. Yonge
  8. Quanno nacesti tu, nacqui pur io: La lundananza tua, 'l desiderio mio! – The Vigil of Venus and Other Poems by "Q" by Q (AKA: Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch)
  9. How is the pur- blind lover especially, to be able to ascertain whether she, whose smiles and dimples and bewitching lips have half bereft him of his senses; how is he to be able to judge, from any thing that he can see, whether the beloved object will be industrious or lazy? – The Young Man's Guide by William A. Alcott
  10. Beneath this was written, " Le jour n'est pas plus pur que le fond de mon coeur." – Madame Roland, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  11. Teresa and some of the other girls had gathered about Marg'ret, and a soothing pur of conversation surrounded them. – Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby and Other Stories by Kathleen Norris
  12. But such a thing as the abstract idea of a father, or of 'father' pur et simple, never entered the Mohawk mind, and this is very like the Gipsies. – The English Gipsies and Their Language by Charles G. Leland
  13. " Yeh, we used to call him Pur- r- r," supplemented the ranch boy. – Unexplored! by Allen Chaffee
  14. The title " Purethron" is from pur, fire, because of its burning ardent taste. – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie
  15. Sometimes the affair is made still more luxurious by substituting rose- water for water pur et simple. – Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce by E. R. Billings
  16. By this termination of a siege, which, for its duration and the horrors it produced, is perhaps without a parallel in ancient or modern times, the city was again plentifully supplied with provisions, and recovered the shock so tedious and afflicting a contest had occasioned: 'And thus our gracious liege Made an end of his siege; And all that have heard this reading, To his bliss Christ you bring, That for us died upon a tree, Amen say we all, pur charite! – A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume One by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  17. " I don't know," sez I; " the price of my show is 15 cents pur individooal." – The Complete Works of Artemus Ward, Part 1 by Charles Farrar Browne
  18. For Haman had plotted to destroy the Jews completely, and he cast pur, that is, the lot, to destroy them. – The Children's Bible by Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent