Usage examples for Sports

  1. So I went out into the office and I said, " I suppose all you crazy Indians claim to be good sports. – Roy Blakeley's Camp on Wheels by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  2. Others, relieved from this essential part of their tasks, were engaged in various sports. – Across the Zodiac by Percy Greg
  3. The persons of this society, most of whom were young, and who were often very numerous, frequently took part in sports which recalled college days. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  4. Boys and girls in schools should not be separated, but should meet each other daily; their studies, their sports be one as far as possible, thus blending their natures, not hividing them. – Dawn by Mrs. Harriet A. Adams
  5. Or look back over your own childhood, and see whether the sports of winter- time do not seem, in the retrospect, to have been the very crown of the year. – A Rambler's lease by Bradford Torrey
  6. He was always so fond of sports, and devoted to music. – Bird of Paradise by Ada Leverson
  7. What I mean is, I should like to get hold of those fellows that are singing the Marseillaise about the streets- fellows that have been in the war- real sports they are, you know- thorough good chaps at bottom- and say to them: " Have a feeling heart, boys; put yourself in my position." – The Fourth Series Plays, Complete by John Galsworthy
  8. Next day the visitors went by water to the Paris Garden, where similar sports were held. – England in the Days of Old by William Andrews
  9. In early manhood he had been a somewhat wild and reckless fellow- a noted wrestler, and an adept in all manly sports and games. – Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines by R.M. Ballantyne
  10. Now, he sports a suit of clothes cut in the height of fashion- that is, Mexican fashion. – Frank Among The Rancheros by Harry Castlemon
  11. No one expects him to join in our sports." – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  12. She was ready and willing to be an enthusiastic and loyal fan, but aside from walking and dancing she had no desire to take an active part in college sports. – Grace Harlowe's First Year at Overton College by Jessie Graham Flower
  13. 3. What games and sports do you consider best for boys? – Parent and Child Vol. III., Child Study and Training by Mosiah Hall
  14. In front of the Sports Center. – The Electronic Mind Reader by John Blaine
  15. Then there were the sports of the young men and the boys. – The History of London by Walter Besant
  16. The boy was brought up simply and without luxury; he ate coarse food, and learned to hunt, and was allowed to climb about the mountains around Lindholm as much as he liked, so that he grew very strong, and could endure great fatigue without a murmur, whilst he thoroughly enjoyed his sports and his liberty in the keen, fresh air. – The Boy's Book of Heroes by Helena Peake
  17. Awfully sorry to back out and all that, but he couldn't help it, and wanted to save up for the Sports and Boat Race on Friday and Saturday. – A Dog with a Bad Name by Talbot Baines Reed
  18. Here I met many friends whom I had known before enlisting in the army and again I was free to join them in their sports as I had done before. – A Soldier in the Philippines by Needom N. Freeman
  19. She permitted men to amuse her if she did not amuse them, to all out- door sports she was faithful, and she read the new books and talked intelligently of the fashions. – Senator North by Gertrude Atherton
  20. A couple of rare old sports, them two, with no more worries for what might happen to their necks than if they'd been joy- riders speedin' home at 3 A. M. from the Pink Lady Inn. – Wilt Thou Torchy by Sewell Ford