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Usage examples for trusty

  1. The trusty man made such haste that he reached Ferrara about noon, having taken hardly six hours on the way. – Bayard: The Good Knight Without Fear And Without Reproach by Christopher Hare
  2. Lord Marnell, who did not often come to Lovell Tower himself, sent over a trusty messenger every day to inquire if Mistress Margery had rested well and was merry. – Mistress Margery by Emily Sarah Holt
  3. " We shall not pass the post- office," said the colonel, " but I can get a trusty messenger here;" and the coachman drew up at once at the cottage. – The Golden House by Mrs. Woods Baker
  4. The commandant was anxious to send a trusty messenger to the Prince, and while pointing out the urgent necessity for relief, promising to resist to the last. – The Lily of Leyden by W.H.G. Kingston
  5. Then he picked up his blanket, threw it over his shoulder, took his trusty rifle in his hand, and turned towards Wynn as if coldly surprised that he was still standing there. – In the Carquinez Woods by Bret Harte
  6. A good old tried and trusty servant. – The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The by Grant Allen
  7. Then he picked up his blanket, threw it over his shoulder, took his trusty rifle in his hand, and turned toward Wynn as if coldly surprised that he was still standing there. – Frontier Stories by Bret Harte
  8. No friend in heaven, on earth, the wretched hath, No refuge, save his trusty dagger's edge. – The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi by Giacomo Leopardi
  9. Didn't we cash in our word to the trusty? – When Egypt Went Broke by Holman Day
  10. My Father had warning from a trusty source that he and other Friends had best not meet in Thomas Curtis' house last night. – A Book of Quaker Saints by Lucy Violet Hodgkin
  11. The trusty rifle lay at the bottom of the nullah, but still the man did not lose his presence of mind. – The Ruined Cities of Zululand by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
  12. Then he said, " Send Trusty John to me." – The Blue Fairy Book by Various
  13. My trusty Tom awaits him there, as if by accident. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  14. She had proved herself a trusty ship, and, with Captain Reefwell on the quarter- deck, more than a match for the worst fury of wind and wave. – The Wreckers of Sable Island by J. Macdonald Oxley
  15. Where, said he to himself, can the mighty find a trusty friend? – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
  16. A floating beam was held out to sinking men, and they would no longer wait for the life- boat that was approaching to rescue them, with strong hands at the oars and a trusty pilot at the helm. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
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