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Usage examples for sty

  1. But mind, it's your neck she may break at the first wall, for I've niver taken her over anything much higher than a pig sty. – The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier by Edgar Beecher Bronson
  2. " Well, there ain't any pigs in that sty now, Chief; but it's all ready," said Jim, indignant and sarcastic. – The World For Sale, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  3. I'll build you a silver sty And in it you shall lie. – The Hohenzollerns in America With the Bolsheviks in Berlin and other impossibilities by Stephen Leacock
  4. But the prince had gone to sleep long before in the pig- sty. – Cossack Fairy Tales and Folk Tales by Anonymous
  5. Saint Anthony has taken them under his patronage, and if we think of the " prodigal son," we are at once in the midst of the sty, and it was just before such a one that our carriage stopped in Sweden. – Pictures of Sweden by Hans Christian Andersen
  6. The pig- sty is usually next to the house, and is nothing but a rock- lined pit, open to the sky, except where the house is built directly over it. – The Head Hunters of Northern Luzon From Ifugao to Kalinga A Ride Through the Mountains of Northern Luzon With an Appendix on the Independence of the Philippines by Cornelis De Witt Willcox
  7. The tiny hut was no longer the pig- sty described in an earlier note; it was as neat and spotless as an old maid's sanctum. – Notes of a Camp-Follower on the Western Front by E. W. Hornung
  8. And I know he can carry two of us, because one day when John and I were sitting on the pig- sty wall he came and just lifted us off one under each arm, and carried us all the way back to the garden as easily as possible. – The Eagle's Nest by S. E. Cartwright
  9. To market I'll go, And a pig I will buy, And little John Grubbins Shall make him a sty. – Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1 by Edward William Cole
  10. I'll band sty you- I mean I'll stand by you! – Frank Merriwell's Reward by Burt L. Standish
  11. But in this harvest weather, while the sun shone and the meadow- breezes overcame the odours of damp walls and woodwork, of the pig- sty at the back and of rotting weed beyond, the Wesley household lived cheerfully enough, albeit pinched for room; more cheerfully than at Epworth, where the more spacious rectory, rebuilt by Mr. Wesley at a cost of 400 pounds, remained half- furnished after fourteen years- a perpetual reminder of debt. – Hetty Wesley by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  12. You have handcuffed me, moreover, so that even if this accursed sty contains a bell- rope- which is improbable- I am debarred from using it. – The Mayor of Troy by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  13. " I hope it won't turn into a pig- sty," Mr. Dallas replied, with a smile. – A Sweet Little Maid by Amy E. Blanchard
  14. Me pig escaped from the sty, and I call upon ye to give him up! – Patty's Social Season by Carolyn Wells
  15. Streets, of course, there were none, nor even regular paths from house to house; you just picked your way from one habitation to the next as best you could, carefully avoiding the pig- sty which each considerable hut seemed to have. – The Head Hunters of Northern Luzon From Ifugao to Kalinga A Ride Through the Mountains of Northern Luzon With an Appendix on the Independence of the Philippines by Cornelis De Witt Willcox
  16. Doubtless if his land had come near enough, he would have built his sty at the very gate of his shrubbery! – What's Mine's Mine by George MacDonald
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