Usage examples for rolls

  1. Directly open to the Southern Ocean, the swell that rolls into Encounter Bay, is of the heaviest description. – Expedition into Central Australia by Charles Sturt
  2. Then he stopped and grinned at the children, who were staring with amazement and delight; and then beating two short rolls he began to march up and down whistling the tune " Lillibulero," which the bullfinch piped, and beating in perfect time with all his might. – The Drummer's Coat by J. W. Fortescue
  3. He rolls in it! – A Daughter of the Land by Gene Stratton-Porter
  4. He told himself that what he had heard- if he had heard anything- was someone bringing him his coffee and rolls, and that the servant had probably been trying to attract his attention, for, following his prudent custom, he had locked his door the night before. – The Chink in the Armour by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  5. But the Hall of the Haughtons is reached, and the carriage rolls through the wide open gates. – A Heart-Song of To-day by Annie Gregg Savigny
  6. I, too, must admit that I had imagined that our breakfast rolls, came into the world just as they appear on the table. – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  7. Dying away to a whisper, then swellin' up as the big wave rolls in, swinging to and fro in a great song of quiet and peace. – Tales from the Veld by Ernest Glanville
  8. Many years have come and gone, but the mountain is bare and the smoke still rolls out of the mountain top. – Philippine Folklore Stories by John Maurice Miller
  9. The boat rolls most dreadfully. – My Diary in Serbia: April 1, 1915-Nov. 1, 1915 by Monica M. Stanley
  10. Jennie found a small table and sat down beside it, ordering her coffee and rolls from the waiter who came to serve her. – Jennie Baxter, Journalist by Robert Barr
  11. Her hair was very dark- not black, but the darkest shade of brown, and was worn in simple rolls on the side of her face. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  12. For over my Valley rolls The Shadow, a giant thing, moving with the weight of mountains. – The Journal of Arthur Stirling "The Valley of the Shadow" by Upton Sinclair
  13. Quite often walked the streets all night and got coffee and rolls on the " bread line." – The Social Work of the Salvation Army by Edwin Gifford Lamb
  14. Probably because his throat is covered with rolls of fat, his voice has changed; it has become thin and sharp. – The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  15. They handed from one to another the rolls on which their words were written. – Hebrew Life and Times by Harold B. Hunting
  16. She took two or three dainty little rolls on the hay, but the dried clover got into her hair and mouth and eyes, and she was perfectly sure there was a spider down her neck; so Gypsy was glad at last to get her safely down the ladder and out doors. – Gypsy's Cousin Joy by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
  17. Some nights she rolls on the string in her sleep, an' then the bell wakes her along with the rest of 'em, which Mrs. Macy says is a- doin' more aggravatin' to the Lupeys than any words can do justice to. – Susan Clegg and a Man in the House by Anne Warner
  18. Besides, she had been there some time, and she had not even had her little breakfast of coffee and rolls before coming down to the shore. – Whosoever Shall Offend by F. Marion Crawford
  19. Thence back to the Rolls, and did a little more business: and so by water to White Hall, whither. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  20. If those rolls could be called hills! – The Mystery of Metropolisville by Edward Eggleston