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Usage examples for roe

  1. 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
  2. On the sixteenth of May the season opened for male roe- a very small deer. – Face to Face with Kaiserism by James W. Gerard
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. The " Roe" was a very deliberate boat. – The Boys' Life of Mark Twain by Albert Bigelow Paine
  10. " 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 7132. Do you mean that the price at Lerwick was as high as at North Roe? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  15. 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
  16. 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
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