Usage examples for SAYE

  1. Whether in the " palmy state" of the faith of Rome, the pillared aisles of the Abbey church might have vied in grandeur with the avenue at Strathfield- saye I can hardly say; but certainly, as they stand, the venerable arched gateway, the rock- like masses of wall, the crumbling cloisters, and the exquisite finish of the surbases of the columns and other fragments, fresh as if chiselled yesterday, which are re- appearing in the excavations now making, there is an interest which leaves the grandeur of life, palaces and their pageantry, parks and their adornments, all grandeur except the indestructible grandeur of nature, at an immeasurable distance. – The Lost Dahlia by Mary Russell Mitford
  2. She ended with marrying when no longer very young an old cousin of my father's, a clergyman, Lord Saye and Sele, who had actually baptized her early in life. – Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life by Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
  3. Eye saye not so, there is no beest so wild but by fayre handling be tamed, neuer mistrust man then. – A Merry Dialogue Declaringe the Properties of Shrowde Shrews and Honest Wives by Desiderius Erasmus
  4. And if I dye, who will saye this was Immerito? – Spenser (English Men of Letters Series) by R. W. Church
  5. I will tell you, that when Colonel Saye insulted me last year, and I felt for my sword and would have sent him a letter on its point- Annie stepped before him. – The Maid of Maiden Lane by Amelia E. Barr
  6. They wyll saye that greate mens sonnes muste be excepted from thys fashion. – The Education of Children by Desiderius Erasmus
  7. You wolde saye it were not a schole, but a tormentynge place: nothynge is hearde there beside the flappynge vpon the hande, beside yorkynge of roddes, besyde howlynge and sobbinge and cruell threatnynges. – The Education of Children by Desiderius Erasmus
  8. Two of the most remarkable spots in the neighbourhood are, as it happens, famous for their collections of dahlias- Strathfield- saye the seat of the Duke of Wellington, and the ruins of Reading Abbey. – The Lost Dahlia by Mary Russell Mitford
  9. And it foloweth as we saye in one tenour, distinguyshyng all the oracion wyth small ornamentes both of wordes, and sentences. – A Treatise of Schemes and Tropes by Richard Sherry Commentator: Herbert W. Hildebrandt
  10. Beynge an infant, he learneth the vnchaste flatterynge wordes of nurses, and as we saye he is fashioned wyth the hand to wanton touchynge. – The Education of Children by Desiderius Erasmus
  11. They taking vs by the hande, brought vs to the place where they saye Mahumet is buried. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  12. Eulalia Peace saye not so. – A Merry Dialogue Declaringe the Properties of Shrowde Shrews and Honest Wives by Desiderius Erasmus
  13. 20 De la maison premiers diray, Of the hous first I shall saye En auenture, se besoing est. – Dialogues in French and English by William Caxton
  14. My Lord Saye I am told, has writ a romance since his retirement in the Isle of Lundy, and Mr. Waller, they say, is making one of our wars, which, if he does not mingle with a great deal of pleasing fiction, cannot be very diverting, sure, the subject is so sad. – The-Love-Letters-of-Dorothy-Osborne-to-Sir-William-Temple-1652-54 by Osborne, Dorothy
  15. This fort was called SayeBrook after Lord Saye and Sele and Lord Brook, two Puritan lords who had obtained a grant of land along the Connecticut River. – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  16. 66 Saye and Sele, William Fiennes, first Viscount, v. – History of the English People, Index by John Richard Green