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Usage examples for shady

  1. It's evidently something shady, or they wouldn't want to keep it so quiet. – The Manor House School by Angela Brazil
  2. In the heat of the day she would seek a shady spot with a book for her companion- generally some favorite book, for she was not one of those who say of one book as of another-" Oh, I've read that!" – Weighed and Wanting by George MacDonald
  3. I had a nice little nap in the chair on your shady porch. – Six Little Bunkers at Grandpa Ford's by Laura Lee Hope
  4. About eleven we stopped here in this shady place. – Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George Washington Cable
  5. There were some " cameel- doorn" trees, with their shady umbrella- like tops. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  6. Soft- footed Arabs attended to his wants; white walls let in light and air without a sign of heat; there was a feeling of a large, spread tent pitched on the very sand; and the wind that stirred the oleanders in the shady gardens also crept in to rustle the palm leaves of his favourite corner seat. – Four Weird Tales by Algernon Blackwood
  7. So he told his story, and, at the end, the old gentleman carried him straight off to the City, where they emerged in a quiet, shady square. – The World's Greatest Books, Vol III by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
  8. To his regret he had never found that gentleman doing anything at all shady, but he had never abandoned his conviction that he would catch him some day. – Command by William McFee
  9. I never saw them again, but from what I afterwards heard at Yakutsk their mission to that city was such a shady one that I question if " Madame's" modesty was not assumed for the occasion. – From Paris to New York by Land by Harry de Windt
  10. She had walked three miles through the hot and dusty lanes and found the shady streets of Bridport cool by comparison, but there was work for her at 'The Seven Stars, ' and Mrs. Northover proved very busy. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  11. It may be a bit shady, but it is done rather openly. – Epistles-from-Pap-Letters-from-the-man-known-as-The-Will-Rogers-of-Indiana by Durham, Andrew Everett
  12. It is the diplomatic and political center of the Orient, and here are the people who are at the top of things, no matter how shady the things. – Peking Dust by Ellen N. La Motte
  13. I felt nearly sure that by this time the two dear Sunday- school workers had become personal in their conversation, and taking up my position on the broad sofa in the quiet, shady back parlor, I set myself to thinking out the plan. – Not Pretty, But Precious by John Hay, et al.
  14. She walked quickly down the laurustinus alley toward the gate; there she paused a moment, glancing about the little shady square. – The Greater Inclination by Edith Wharton
  15. I got thirsty too, and I began to look about for a shady place where I could lie down and rest out of the sun. – The Kitchen Cat and Other Stories by Amy Walton
  16. Yet it loves the best to hide By the hedge's shady side. – Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1 by Edward William Cole
  17. I have been keeping myself quiet in this shady retreat, said she sweetly, not wishing to disturb your meditations. – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  18. He has robbed good men an' women of their money in his shady deals, an' folks tell all sorts o' tales about 'im." – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  19. Dinner was over, and they had all gone into the cool, shady piazza. – Uncle Robert's Geography (Uncle Robert's Visit, V.3) by Francis W. Parker and Nellie Lathrop Helm
  20. A carriage rolled by outside, one of the horses slipping on the thin coat of ice with which the shady side of the street was covered. – A Beautiful Alien by Julia Magruder
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