Usage examples for Quoth

  1. Now, since this is thus, quoth he, can you be kept by any prince in more slavery, and in greater bondage, than you are under this day? – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  2. Then Mr. Wet- eyes fell on his face to the ground, and made this apology for his coming with his neighbour to his Lord:- 'O my Lord, ' quoth he, 'what I am I know not myself, nor whether my name be feigned or true, especially when I begin to think what some have said, namely, that this name was given me because Mr. Repentance was my father. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  3. I don't believe she could feel anything if she tried, quoth Miss Betty in her wisdom, and was fated to see the folly of her words. – Betty Trevor by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
  4. So am I, where I dwell, quoth the player, reputed able at my proper cost, to build a windmill. – The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare by J. J. Jusserand
  5. " Verily, Butler hath his hands full," quoth the Admiral, and then he added: " You wished to find your uncle, did you not?" – A Daughter of the Union by Lucy Foster Madison
  6. " It would be putting one sadly over the head of the other," quoth the Corporal. – An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans by Lydia Maria Child
  7. Who am I, quoth ye? – The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) by Aphra Behn
  8. " Well, I don't mind saying only ten shillings," quoth Titmouse, fearing that he had been going on rather too fast. – Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 1. by Samuel Warren
  9. " There, boy," quoth she, and she stroked his head fondly when she spoke, " you does right not to play for nothing,- it's loss of time; but play with those as be less than yoursel', and then you can go for to beat 'em if they says you go for to cheat!" – Paul Clifford, Volume 1. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  10. " Unmadini shall be mine," quoth the head. – Vikram-and-the-Vampire-Classic-Hindu-Tales-of-Adventure-Magic-and-Romance by Burton, Isabel, Lady
  11. Quoth Fox and his company, " All friends." – Voyager's Tales by Richard Hakluyt
  12. And when a little girl appeared, The good wife quoth 'Tis well- I feared 'Twould be another boy!" – Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions by Slason Thompson
  13. I thought that was that city, quoth I; I went once myself through that town, and, therefore, know that this report you give of it is true. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  14. Yea now, quoth Gabalus, this game begins. – Poems & Ballads (First Series) by Algernon Charles Swinburne
  15. " Well," quoth the old woman, " yon's for you." – More English Fairy Tales by Various
  16. Mind, quoth Miss Beal, I don't mean to say there's anything as shouldn't be. – Autumn by Robert Nathan
  17. " At your service," quoth my lord. – Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle
  18. " Not for that will I give it over," quoth Iring again. – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown
  19. Quoth John, " So they said at our marriage." – Memories and Anecdotes by Kate Sanborn
  20. " Yet he seems very eager," quoth Master Justice Baine. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini