Usage examples for roe

  1. It is a good plan previous to casting in your lines, to sound the depth of the water, which you may do easily enough with a string leaded for the purpose; because, it is of material consequence that your Roe should lie at, or very near the bottom of the water. – The Teesdale Angler by R Lakeland
  2. Mr. Roe adds that " there seems to be an underground railroad between Boston and Washington which many girls travel." – Anarchism and Other Essays by Emma Goldman
  3. Huius filii Roe et Helgo fuere. – Beowulf An Introduction to the Study of the Poem with a Discussion of the Stories of Offa and Finn by R. W. Chambers
  4. And she tripped lightly from boulder to boulder across the top of the fall which steams into the Dead Man's Pool, while I stood and admired her agile sureness of foot as one admires the graceful movements of a beautiful young roe. – The Mystery of the Green Ray by William Le Queux
  5. The males have the milt and the females the roe; but some individuals, as the sturgeon and the cod tribes, are said to contain both. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  6. On he went with the carriage until it arrived at Lime- street, and began to turn down Roe- street, which was a good mile from my friend's lodgings. – Recollections of Old Liverpool by A Nonagenarian
  7. " Roe," which is said to be caused by the contortion of the woody fibres, and takes a wavy line parallel to them, is also found in the hollow of bent stems and in the root structure, and when combined with " mottle" is very valuable. – Seasoning of Wood by Joseph B. Wagner
  8. 7132. Do you mean that the price at Lerwick was as high as at North Roe? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  9. The " Roe" was a very deliberate boat. – The Boys' Life of Mark Twain by Albert Bigelow Paine
  10. A beauteous roe my toils enclosed in vain, Now I, her victim, drag the captive's chain; Strange the effects that from her charms proceed, I gave the wound, and I afflicted bleed! – Persian Literature, Volume 1,Comprising The Shah Nameh, The Rubaiyat, The Divan, and The Gulistan by Anonymous
  11. I am anxious to eat fish roe, I said. – Traditions of the Tinguian: A Study in Philippine Folk-Lore by Fay-Cooper Cole
  12. He has hitherto believed that our deer never had horns more than a foot long; and has, therefore, classed them with the roe- buck, which I am sure you know them to be different from. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  13. He cut open the fish and took out the roe. – Traditions of the Tinguian: A Study in Philippine Folk-Lore by Fay-Cooper Cole
  14. Mr. W. R. Roe, head master of the Deaf and Dumb Institution, said that he had been sent for, and that he had been communicating with the prisoner by means of signs, and found that he was deaf and dumb, and totally uneducated, but certainly of sound mind. – Anecdotes & Incidents of the Deaf and Dumb by W. R. Roe
  15. He was obliged to join the English side, while his heart and inclination were with his own people; but he contrived to send a messenger to Hugh Roe, who had joined Maguire's party, requesting him not to fight against him. – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack
  16. With Newmarket too is associated the name of Mr. William Roe, a merchant there since 1814, engaged at one time largely in the fur- trade. – Toronto of Old by Henry Scadding
  17. And when Rollo had gone up stairs to complain in person of the shad- roe, St. George spoke aloud: " If Miss Holland sails for Yaque to- morrow on the prince's submarine," he said, " The Aloha and I will follow her." – Romance Island by Zona Gale
  18. Jussuf hastened through the garden into the wood which joined it, and ran like a startled roe urged forward by terror and dread of its pursuers. – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
  19. And while he was strong, men used him in the chase, hunting wild goats and roe- deer and hares. – The Story Of The Odyssey by The Rev. Alfred J. Church
  20. On the sixteenth of May the season opened for male roe- a very small deer. – Face to Face with Kaiserism by James W. Gerard