Usage examples for Spence

  1. Suddenly he became aware that Janet Spence was in the room, standing near the door. – Mortal Coils by Aldous Huxley
  2. Spence put me onto it. – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris
  3. " What," asked Professor Spence would you call her yourself?" – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  4. Spence felt very proud of himself. – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  5. Richard Kingsmill had received 300 acres as had Ensign William Spence and John Fowler. – The First Seventeen Years: Virginia 1607-1624 by Charles E. Hatch
  6. " But-" began Spence and then he paused. – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  7. To this class belongs Mr. Skipsey's Carols from the Coal- Fields, a volume of intense human interest and high literary merit, and we are consequently glad to see that Dr. Spence Watson has added a short biography of his friend to his friend's poems, for the life and the literature are too indissolubly wedded ever really to be separated. – Reviews by Oscar Wilde
  8. In the churchyard of the old Abbey my people on the Spence side lay buried. – An Autobiography by Catherine Helen Spence
  9. Spence survived the ordeals of the early years and was a member of the first House of Burgesses, in 1619. He probably lost his life in the Indian massacre of 1622. Five persons, names not given, were killed at that time on the Spence farm. – Agriculture in Virginia, 1607-1699 by Lyman Carrier
  10. Spence began to laugh. – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  11. Spence is still the north- country word for pantry, and is used by Tennyson in the sense of refectory- " Bluff Harry broke into the Spence And turn'd the cowls adrift." – The Romance of Names by Ernest Weekley
  12. Spence died in 1814, and the movement for abolishing the landlords in favour of common ownership languished and stopped. – The Rise of the Democracy by Joseph Clayton
  13. But it isn't to say that Spence would not have. – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford
  14. " Hope you'll forgive my comin' 'round on such slight acquaintance, Mrs. Spence said he. – A Modern Chronicle, Volume 5 by Winston Churchill
  15. Moreover, Mr. Spence was plainly under the impression that she too " came up" from New York, and it was impossible not to be a little pleased. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  16. Seems to me, Jennie, if I was runnin' this hotel, I'd have Willie Spence register for the guests, and save 'em the trouble. – Anderson Crow, Detective by George Barr McCutcheon
  17. I felt sure you would interest them, Mrs. Spence – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  18. Hamilton Spence junior, was forced to admit that he would not. – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  19. " Thank ye kindly, Mistress Spence came the slow response in the quavering voice of the old man. – Up in Ardmuirland by Michael Barrett
  20. Spence had never seen eyes like that ... – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay