Usage examples for turtle

  1. Instantly the brook became muddy at that point, for Mr. Turtle knew that he must be a very busy fellow if he escaped from the eager children who were after him. – Jewel's Story Book by Clara Louise Burnham
  2. This turtle is nearly two thousand years old. – The Corner House Girls on Palm Island by Grace Brooks Hill Thelma Gooch
  3. Pigeons, squirrels, and turtle- doves abound in all these forests, and my friend being an expert gunner, we had always plenty of game for dinner. – A Ramble of Six Thousand Miles through the United States of America by S. A. Ferrall
  4. When the eldest heard this, he said: You take the turtle, otherwise Father's sacrifice will be ruined on your account. – Twenty-two Goblins by Unknown
  5. We found in our way after sun- set, a large land turtle, which we killed; and passed the night there. – The Journal Of A Mission To The Interior Of Africa, In The Year 1805 by Mungo Park
  6. This will open the shell of the turtle and let us at its meat. – The Defiant Agents by Andre Alice Norton
  7. Yea, here they heard continually the singing of birds, and saw every day the flowers appear on the earth, and heard the voice of the turtle in the land. – The Pilgrim's Progress From this world to that which is to come. by John Bunyan
  8. Are you going to bring that lamp, you son of a crippled mud- turtle? – An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad
  9. Uncle Ben had known starvation at one time, for starvation writes certain lines which even turtle soup may never wipe out- lines which any may read and none may forget. – Roden's Corner by Henry Seton Merriman
  10. My turtle lay on the verandah at my door, and the man woke me to tell me it was dead, as it had been when we put it on board the day before. – Vailima-Letters by Stevenson, Robert Louis
  11. I think the Turtle was a disagreeable sort of person not to have asked our little traveler to spend the night with him, but then, you know, there are some disagreeable people even in New Mother Goose Country, and the Turtle was one of them. – Puss Junior and Robinson Crusoe by David Cory
  12. I've noted the wedded life of such, Oft finding them slatterns void of love; And none need wonder so very much If I value high my turtle dove. – The Emigrant Mechanic and Other Tales In Verse Together With Numerous Songs Upon Canadian Subjects by Thomas Cowherd
  13. And he sprang up the tree, leaving the poor turtle on the ground alone. – Philippine Folk Tales by Mabel Cook Cole
  14. " But at a turtle feast you have surely something much better. – Marriage by Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
  15. Even turtle- soup, for which we are somewhat famous in New York, has failed to give me the same delight. – Satanstoe by James Fenimore Cooper
  16. " Him eat massa turtle soup last night," said the shrewd negro. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  17. The turtle was a monster in size. – Frank Merriwell's Reward by Burt L. Standish
  18. Clear turtle, I think, with a bottle of the Old Veuve. – One of Our Conquerors, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  19. Supper, turtle, eight goonies, potatoes, and cup of tea. – The Last Cruise of the Saginaw by George H. Read