Usage examples for sleigh

  1. They were standing in the door now, and the covered sleigh was drawn up just in front. – Bad Hugh by Mary Jane Holmes
  2. Conscious that, as a serf, not even the provocation which he had received would be allowed as a justification of his conduct, he hastily collected together what money he could lay his hands upon, and, as we were then in the depth of winter, he put his horses to the sleigh, and taking his children with him, he set off in the middle of the night, and was far away before the tragical circumstance had transpired. – The Phantom Ship by Captain Frederick Marryat
  3. " Come on," he said almost gaily, opening the door and putting her bag into the sleigh. – Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
  4. A sleigh is so much easier than a wagon. – Peggy Owen and Liberty by Lucy Foster Madison
  5. I've only met one who is always sensible; and then an idea struck me, and I added quickly: Are you quite sure Fletcher wasn't in the sleigh? – Lorimer of the Northwest by Harold Bindloss
  6. They haven't had a sleigh ride for a long while. – Six Little Bunkers at Grandpa Ford's by Laura Lee Hope
  7. Marjorie hadn't forgotten the day they rode behind his sleigh, and she wondered if he would buy anything from her. – Marjorie's Busy Days by Carolyn Wells
  8. A few minutes later the sleigh- bells were tinkling, and the rest of the family grouped themselves at the little square window to watch the departure. – Maria Chapdelaine A Tale of the Lake St. John Country by Louis Hemon
  9. It was also a lucky thing for you that you escaped Bininski, who never thought of looking for you in the wretched sleigh." – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  10. In another minute he had lifted her into the sleigh and wrapped the big robes about her. – By Right of Purchase by Harold Bindloss
  11. The next morning, on hearing that the camp was about two miles away, we inquired if some of the larger suit cases might be left behind as the walking was so heavy, to be brought up later, at an extra charge, by the station sleigh, which came up to the camp every day. – 'Brother Bosch', an Airman's Escape from Germany by Gerald Featherstone Knight
  12. A few minutes' walk would restore them to the lingering daylight, and on the farther side of the meadow stood the sleigh which was to carry Bessy back to Hanaford. – The Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton
  13. A sleigh turned the next corner suddenly, and a look of anxiety came into Mr. Hazen's face. – Concerning Sally by William John Hopkins
  14. " By the way," said his friend, " let's go over into Leopoldstadt, and see if we can't scare up a sleigh for a little turn in the suburbs." – A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories by William D. Howells
  15. Mrs. Field remained in the sleigh. – Other Main-Travelled Roads by Hamlin Garland
  16. During the day we would take a drive over the snow- clad hills and valleys in a long red lumber sleigh. – Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897 by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  17. He continually had something to arrange, to decide, to command; he occupied himself with the individual concerns of every soldier in his squadron; he never took a moment's rest from morning until night; while now- now he does nothing, nothing but sleigh, mend a toy for the boy now and then, and read silly novels." – Erlach Court by Ossip Schubin
  18. I thought no more about it till I got into the sleigh again that evening, and saw the book in Frome's hand. – Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton