Usage examples for rye

  1. They were invited to join the officers at lunch, and ate with good appetites, having had no food but rye bread and beer since the previous midday. – A Hero of Liége by Herbert Strang
  2. What I never observed before, the rye grass, or coarse bent, suffered more than the clover. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  3. Her son laughed, and helped himself to more baked beans and a fresh slice of rye and- Indian. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  4. It occurs not only on rye but on wheat, and many of the wild grasses. – Fungi: Their Nature and Uses by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
  5. In the first place, then, the French coffee is coffee, and not chickory, or rye or beans, or peas. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  6. We've orders to watch Rye – Dawn of All by Robert Hugh Benson
  7. The poor folk rarely got it; they lived on rye or meal. – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  8. They have one hundred and thirty- seven acres of wheat, and thirteen of rye all of a most excellent quality, decidedly the best that I have seen this year; not more than ten or fifteen acres at all injured. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  9. We started at dawn on the morning of the fourth day, after the old farmer had blessed us and sold us some stale rye bread. – Greenmantle by John Buchan
  10. " And Stephen'll want rye and soda, when he gets here," Irene said. – Murder in the Gunroom by Henry Beam Piper
  11. There's good corn, and I know you'd enjoy seeing the rye and the pigs. – Seeing Things at Night by Heywood Broun
  12. There were big fields of thick, heavy rye and big fields again of oats and barley, not yet ripe. – Wanderers by Knut Hamsun
  13. A power of strangers- four or five- a French priest among them, had been on the island in the summer; the potatoes were bad, but the rye had begun well, till a dry week came and then it had turned into oats. – The Aran Islands by John M. Synge
  14. On the field where then the rye was in flower and the corncrakes were calling, now there were cows and hobbled horses. – The Darling and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  15. But then waves began running across the rye and a light evening breeze softly touched his uncovered head. – The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  16. How are you, rye – Red Money by Fergus Hume
  17. The distant plants of rye were free from rust. – Fungi: Their Nature and Uses by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
  18. So Mr. Henderson, not saying a word about Polly's accident, bought some rye flour, and several other things for the parsonage, chatting pleasantly all the time. – The Adventures of Joel Pepper by Margaret Sidney