Usage examples for swine

  1. Monthly courts were held in every settlement, and there were large crops of corn and great numbers of cattle, swine, and poultry. – England in America, 1580-1652 by Lyon Gardiner Tyler
  2. His beautiful rooms were pearls cast before swine, so far as most of his visitors were concerned. – Ronicky Doone by Max Brand
  3. Remember that when I speak of pleasures, I always mean the elegant pleasures of a rational being, and, not the brutal ones of a swine. – Letters to His Son, 1749 by The Earl of Chesterfield
  4. Have mercy, O Lord, on the swine- herd without a house. – En Route by J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
  5. The richest results of past toil, genius, and life are without significance in the hands of the ignorant; and it has happened more than once that the pearls of past civilisation have been trampled into the mire by the feet of swine. – Essays On Work And Culture by Hamilton Wright Mabie
  6. Make 'em take water all around, the swine! – The Gringos by B. M. Bower
  7. Then Ponk, the miserable brute, he hangs around and keeps Miss Swine-" " Swaim, Geraldine Swaim," Laura cried, in disgust. – The Reclaimers by Margaret Hill McCarter
  8. Am I named in honour of that swine in America? – The Spy in Black by J. Storer Clouston
  9. Back, you children of swine! – The Lighted Match by Charles Neville Buck
  10. Wanted to set up as a trader- the swine! – An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad
  11. You never change your nature, and I'm just a selfish swine." – Helena Brett's Career by Desmond Coke
  12. Over and over again, he groaned: Oh, the swine, they've done for me!... – The Crystal Stopper by Maurice LeBlanc
  13. The women and the girls of that region had suffered unspeakable things at the hands of the German swine. – The Blot on the Kaiser's 'Scutcheon by Newell Dwight Hillis
  14. No, certainly; it must be without among the dogs and swine, it must be kept in darkness for ever. – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  15. No, my dear Gneisenau, one must not cast pearls before swine. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  16. He says, 'Amerikaner- all swine- pigs, ' and a lot more. – Our Pilots in the Air by Captain William B. Perry
  17. On leaving that town he followed the course of the Estrau, and as he did not care to pass through the locks, in order to cross the Swine, entered a fishing- boat in company with the Duke of Vicenza, his grand equerry, Count Lobau, one of his aides- de- camp, and two chasseurs of the guard. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  18. I want you to listen carefully to this swine motive. – The So-called Human Race by Bert Leston Taylor
  19. Still she was coy, and refused to fulfil her engagement, unless he would be contented to drive swine before her. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck