Usage examples for Turfy

  1. The wren had built within the Porch, she found Its quiet loneliness so sure and thorough; And on the lawn,- within its turfy mound,- The rabbit made his burrow. – The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood by Thomas Hood
  2. Anon you found yourself in a turfy wilderness, girt in apparently by dark woods. – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli
  3. A sudden fear darted through his mind, and dismounting, he climbed to the top of the turfy bank at the side of the road to gain a better view of the coast. – By Berwen Banks by Allen Raine
  4. A turfy spot in the wood had been selected for the principal scene of the festival. – Dame Care by Hermann Sudermann
  5. And when she was decked she went softly and sat down beside Murtough on the turfy hunting mound. – The Irish Fairy Book by Various
  6. The Mole's straps were for you the little cords with which you are so familiar in turfy soil. – The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles by Jean Henri Fabre
  7. Then I fright the hare From his turfy lair And after him send a volley Of song that stops Him under the copse In wonderment at my folly. – Nirvana Days by Cale Young Rice
  8. Sandie was lying on the turfy bank, in a convenient position for looking up into her eyes; and she found it not precisely an easy position for her. – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner
  9. It was a warm day, and I went to a nice turfy hill by the river, and sat down on my mother's old shawl that I had brought with me on purpose. – The House of Souls by Arthur Machen