Usage examples for rather

  1. I would rather be there than in any other place I can think of. – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  2. Rather take it away! – Andersen's Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen
  3. I would rather know that he's a man. – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba
  4. I rather like him. – Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3 by Collected and Arranged by Francis J. Reynolds
  5. Rather speak of my love. – The White Squaw by Mayne Reid
  6. Or, rather, it is just because of that. – Hilda Wade A Woman With Tenacity Of Purpose by Grant Allen
  7. Rather would the Poknees say as I'd killed my dear one. – Red Money by Fergus Hume
  8. " I should think he might have made love rather well," she said. – The King's Mirror by Anthony Hope
  9. " I would rather not marry, if that were true," she said. – Washington Square by Henry James
  10. I had rather that you would go home. – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton
  11. " Oh, both, I fancy," said Dunn, rather pleased with his own courage. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  12. I- I would rather not. – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
  13. It really doesn't matter at all, but I thought that you two would rather be alone. – Lola by Owen Davis
  14. And aren't you- rather out of place?" – A Man's Hearth by Eleanor M. Ingram
  15. Say rather, my dear friend, why should any one believe it? – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  16. I would rather come with you. – Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley
  17. Andrassy is rather old and tired. – Face to Face with Kaiserism by James W. Gerard