Usage examples for scrip

  1. Many and weird, Mr. Low writes, are the simples which the Baiga's travelling scrip contains. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  2. But by her I do not receive the scrip of a pen from any body. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  3. There, as the roar was being repeated amid horrid resounding echoes, the wise youth mused in this wise- " 'The Fates are Jews with us when they delay a punishment, ' says The Pilgrim's Scrip, or words to that effect. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  4. Mr. Jocelyn also had fallen into rather soldier- like ways, and after being so free with Confederate scrip, with difficulty learned the value of paper money of a different color. – Without a Home by E. P. Roe
  5. One living writer of genius has given us a little sheaf of subtly- pointed maxims in the Ordeal of Richard Feverel, and perhaps he will one day divulge to the world the whole contents of Sir Austin Feverel's unpublished volume, The Pilgrim's Scrip. – Studies in Literature by John Morley
  6. And Naani brought the cup of the water, and the tablets over to me; for she gat them from the scrip before I had it to my pillow, in that while when I had gone downward for the boulder. – The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson
  7. The cobbler knew nothing of the mine, but he held the scrip. – A Boy's Voyage Round the World by The Son of Samuel Smiles
  8. Now she mingled the tress of the wood- mother's hair with her own hair, but deemed it nought perilous to leave the ring yet sewn to her smock: she set some deal of bread and flesh in her scrip, lest her voyage should be long, and then all simply stepped over the threshold of the House of her Captivity. – The Water of the Wondrous Isles by William Morris
  9. This happened in the street before the palace, and Ulysses, taking no notice of his fallen foe, flung his tattered scrip across his shoulder, knotted the thong around his waist, and returned to the palace, where the nobles joined in sarcastic compliments on his strength. – Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four by Charles H. Sylvester
  10. " There must be a secret repository of papers somewhere," said Sir Joseph Job, as if he suspected more than he wished just then to express; " Mr. Goldencalf is largely a creditor on the public books, and yet here is not so much as a scrip for a pound!" – The Monikins by J. Fenimore Cooper
  11. Some travelled laden with fetters made of the steel with which they had slain a neighbour, some bore no other burden than the staff and scrip; but both alike came over the Alps from northern countries in astonishing numbers, and all were cared for as they came or went by that abounding charity which is the great glory of the Middle Ages. – Naples Past and Present by Arthur H. Norway
  12. The great festival of 8 May was over, but flocks of worshippers were still arriving, and picturesquely pagan they looked in grimy, tattered garments- their staves tipped with pine- branches and a scrip. – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas
  13. What for his scrip on the winding road? – The Art of the Story-Teller by Marie L. Shedlock
  14. To get the remaining ten thousand dollars in the treasury, the already committed stockholders scraped around among their friends to the remotest acquaintance, and placed scrip no longer in blocks of five thousand, but of ten shares, of five shares, even in driblets of one and two hundred dollars, until they had absorbed all the extra treasury stock; and in that time Wallingford, by appointing a St. Louis agent, had managed to dispose of twenty thousand dollars' worth of his own holdings. – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester
  15. I don't understand the horrid name, but nobody seems to have any confidence in the scrip. – Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George Washington Cable
  16. For, like a wary prophet, Benson, that he might have warrant for what he foretold of the future, had a care to spy upon the present: warned haply by The Pilgrim's Scrip, of which he was a diligent reader, and which says, rather emphatically: " Could we see Time's full face, we were wise of him." – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  17. According to the plans made by Ulysses and his son, the former about this time started for the palace, clothed like a beggar, with a scrip flung over his shoulders around his patched and ragged gown. – Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four by Charles H. Sylvester