Usage examples for sty

  1. Connecting the " bed" section and the opposite lower section of the sty is an incline on which the stone " feed" troughs are located. – The Bontoc Igorot by Albert Ernest Jenks
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. But the prince had gone to sleep long before in the pig- sty. – Cossack Fairy Tales and Folk Tales by Anonymous
  5. 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
  6. " 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
  7. " I hope it won't turn into a pig- sty," Mr. Dallas replied, with a smile. – A Sweet Little Maid by Amy E. Blanchard
  8. The simplest way up is by Sty Head, from which half an hour's rough walking lands one on to the top. – Climbing in The British Isles. Vol. 1 - England by W. P. Haskett Smith
  9. Me pig escaped from the sty, and I call upon ye to give him up! – Patty's Social Season by Carolyn Wells
  10. 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
  11. What a pig's- sty of a barracks! – Merry-Garden and Other Stories by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  12. 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
  13. Nearby the stable was breathing; the pig protruded its mobile snout, sniffing, under the door of its sty. – Romance of the Rabbit by Francis Jammes
  14. 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
  15. I'll band sty you- I mean I'll stand by you! – Frank Merriwell's Reward by Burt L. Standish
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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