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Usage examples for Upon

  1. And then Jorak was upon him. – Earthsmith by Milton Lesser
  2. Can she not wait upon herself? – Four Meetings by Henry James
  3. Upon my soul, I would give you a better reason if I had one, but I have none. – On Nothing & Kindred Subjects by Hilaire Belloc
  4. " I tell you it will be down upon us before very long," I heard him say. – Old Jack by W.H.G. Kingston
  5. Upon my life, you must, Sir. – The House by the Church-Yard by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  6. " You were very kind, Mr. Sherwood, to take so much trouble upon yourself," said Lawry. – Haste and Waste by Oliver Optic
  7. The Ajetas were coming upon us, and there was no time to be lost. – Adventures in the Philippine Islands by Paul P. de La Gironière
  8. But one must allow she's been put upon. – Redemption and Two Other Plays by Leo Tolstoy
  9. By what right do you look down upon him? – The Subterranean Brotherhood by Julian Hawthorne
  10. Great Wotan looked upon his work. – Opera Stories from Wagner by Florence Akin
  11. We're all waiting upon you. – Terry's Trials and Triumphs by J. Macdonald Oxley
  12. Upon my soul, Miss Euphemia! – Thaddeus of Warsaw by Jane Porter
  13. Do such things come upon people for doing wrong things, when they do not know they are wrong? – The Gold of Chickaree by Susan Warner
  14. " You have only looked in upon us. – Janet's Love and Service by Margaret M Robertson
  15. So take care you are not too hard upon him; I'm going to take him up now." – Weighed and Wanting by George MacDonald
  16. I hope I am not hard upon Miss Chrysophrasia, but the fact is she is not- what shall I say? – Paul Patoff by F. Marion Crawford
  17. He's just upon us. – The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18) The Duke of Guise; Albion and Albanius; Don Sebastian by John Dryden
  18. " Upon my word," said I, " I have been here long enough." – A Book of Ghosts by Sabine Baring-Gould
  19. It was a sight to look down upon. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
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