Usage examples for rogue

  1. " Anyone," he remarked, " who has not at least a million is, pardon the word, a rogue – The Worlds Greatest Books Vol. II: Fiction by Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
  2. Why, what cou'd this Rogue mean? – The Busie Body by Susanna Centlivre Commentator: Jess Byrd
  3. For the little rogue had jumped clean out of his own skin, and left it standing on Tom's knee, eyes, wings, legs, tail, exactly as if it had been alive. – Journeys Through Bookland V2 by Charles H. Sylvester
  4. " No," said the lawyer, " you dare not call me rogue – The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smollett
  5. " The rogue sails his vessel without the Queen's permission, Captain Ludlow. – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper
  6. He proved, in the end, to be an American, and a great rogue – Recollections of Europe by J. Fenimore Cooper
  7. " There is a look of deep water about that rogue and I thought Her Majesty had gained a prize, when he first put foot on our decks. – The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas by James Fenimore Cooper
  8. He knew Garrison was to ride The Rogue – Garrison's Finish A Romance of the Race-Course by W. B. M. Ferguson
  9. Little rogue biting its tail just by her left ear. – The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield
  10. Nay, nay, said she, shaking her head; as bloody a rogue as ever lived- as bloody a rogue as ever lived. – A Brother To Dragons and Other Old-time Tales by Amelie Rives
  11. Then you are a rogue – The Last Hope by Henry Seton Merriman
  12. I had rather believe all men honest and deceive myself in that manner than to suspect everybody and thus think that one honest man was a rogue – Frank Merriwell's Races by Burt L. Standish
  13. " But I incline to believe you, and you are a merry rogue – The Shame of Motley by Raphael Sabatini
  14. The rogue will probably be lying in wait to rob you of your fee;" and he laughed a little harsh laugh that sounded as if some one had suddenly torn a coarse rag. – The Other Fellow by F. Hopkinson Smith
  15. The rogue would not have it otherwise. – Boris Lensky by Ossip Schubin
  16. He had to deal with a clever rogue who probably knew something about him and meant to find out more. – Carmen's Messenger by Harold Bindloss
  17. Who said, You English rogue look here! – The Complete Book of Cheese by Robert Carlton Brown
  18. Nay the Rogue will not be easily beaten, he's stout enough; perhaps if they talk beyond his Capacity, he may chance to exercise his Courage upon some of them; else I'm sure they'll find it as difficult to beat as to please him. – The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) by Aphra Behn
  19. " 'Twill take a shrewd rogue to better me," his lordship agreed. – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  20. Perhaps the consciousness of the revolver which was in the captain's pocket had something to do with his state of mind; but it was not only that, he was paralysed by the position itself- by the knowledge that his own act had made him the companion of such a rogue – A Hero of Romance by Richard Marsh