Usage examples for ruby

  1. But the boy blushed ruby red, and the colour told its own story. – The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope
  2. And, by the way, I've been hoping they'd turn up like that ruby of yours. – The Voice in the Fog by Harold MacGrath
  3. Why, I thought those ruby eyes were jewels! – Droozle by Frank Banta
  4. The lavish offerings sent by sea to the shrine of Santiago, ruby- crusted crucifixes of pure gold, silver reliquaries sparkling with emeralds and jacinths, pontifical vestments of richest tissue and of rarest artistry, well- chased vessels of onyx, pearl, and jasper, all that constant influx of glistening tribute from the length and breadth of Christendom, had drawn Moorish pirates to the Galician waters. – Spanish Highways and Byways by Katharine Lee Bates
  5. As they turned to go, Ruby said good evening, and then, hesitating for a moment as to my name, said quite simply and naturally, " Why, you haven't yet told us who you are, have you?" – The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The by Grant Allen
  6. He showed the ruby, glistening in the hollow of his hand like a great drop of blood. – The Story of the Other Wise Man by Henry Van Dyke
  7. I thought I was going to be drowned, but fortunately just before I touched the water they saw me from the Ruby, and sent a boat out to pick me up. – The Mysterious Shin Shira by George Edward Farrow
  8. The detective accepted her invitation, and she continued: " To come to the point at once, I wish to see you about my lost ruby. – An Artist in Crime by Rodrigues Ottolengui
  9. She presently returned, bearing on a wooden tray a ruby- stained pie and a short, stout bottle flanked by two glasses. – Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson
  10. Ruby, my dear, step along an' show en- Why, hello! – I Saw Three Ships and Other Winter Tales by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  11. Ruby hadn't the- stop a minute! – I Saw Three Ships and Other Winter Tales by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  12. Among the precious stones taken in this great purchase was the splendid ruby of Kishmoor. – Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates by Howard I. Pyle
  13. When Ruby looked up, after the crash, and saw her friends running along the headland to catch a glimpse of the wreck, her anger returned. – I Saw Three Ships and Other Winter Tales by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  14. One ruby drop of fluid fell into the bottle. – David and the Phoenix by Edward Ormondroyd
  15. Then the other wise man drew near, weary, but full of hope, bearing his ruby and his pearl to offer to the King. – The Story of the Other Wise Man by Henry Van Dyke
  16. What matters it whether ruby lips open to say, " Heaven reward you, sir! – The Vicar of Wrexhill by Mrs [Frances] Trollope
  17. It will be different with you, and Ruby pressed the hand she was holding. – The Cromptons by Mary J. Holmes
  18. Soon a ruby disk rose slowly on the horizon and the skies greeted it; the varied landscape, the bell- tower of Saint- Leonard, the rocks, the meadows buried in shadow, all insensibly reappeared, and the trees on the summits were defined against the skies in the rising glow. – The Chouans by Honore de Balzac
  19. And having planted his germ of hope, he would grow it, and water it, by visits and correspondence, till he could throw off the mask, and say he was convinced Staines was alive: and from that, by other degrees, till he could say, on his wife's authority, that the man picked up at sea, and cured at her house, was the very physician who had saved her brother's life: and so on to the overwhelming proof he carried in the ruby ring and the letter. – A Simpleton by Charles Reade
  20. She blushed ruby red, and trembled, but she said not a word for a while. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope