Usage examples for tarry

  1. But I shall not reach Boston to- night if I tarry. – Famous Stories Every Child Should Know by Various
  2. He will return, but not immediately, for he will at least give the eyes of his victim time to grow accustomed to the change of colour in his face; nor will he tarry long, for there is no telling whether, or whither, the stone may not disappear from that outer pocket. – Prince Zaleski by M.P. Shiel
  3. And you will tarry here till they find you, eh?" – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  4. The stream runs on,- why tarry at the brink? – The Poetical Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Bart. M.P. by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  5. " Tarry a little," said my father; " tell me more of this, Roland." – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  6. Why tarry, therefore, and ask questions? – The Book of Khalid by Ameen Rihani
  7. But wait a week, till flowers are cheery,- wait a week, and, ere you marry, Be sure of a house wherein to tarry! – Birds and Poets by John Burroughs
  8. Thou shalt beg thy bread from door to door, and not tarry more than one night in the same house. – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  9. When he went away from his disciples he left them a great promise of the manifestation to them of that Spirit which had been given without measure to him; and he bade them tarry in Jerusalem until that promise should be fulfilled. – The Church and Modern Life by Washington Gladden
  10. I shall tarry with thee some hours, for I have much to learn. – Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  11. Now, I tarry no longer on this than to say, that the brief experience of four years showed that it was an impossible proposition for a Government, that there should be in it even these imperfect, clipped and crippled independencies, that were made out of the original provinces and called States. – Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York by A. F. Warburton
  12. Nay, aunt, tarry a little, I have a message for thee that I would fain give before we go in to Aldonza. – The Armourer's Prentices by Charlotte Mary Yonge
  13. He prepared to take flight, but a vision appeared to him, bidding him tarry a while longer with the Tartars. – Dreamers of the Ghetto by I. Zangwill
  14. " Why was it not my happiness to tarry by that lumber- pile. – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  15. Why did the father tarry? – Rienzi by Edward Bulwer Lytton