Usage examples for Vaile

  1. When time came that my harnesse should be taken off and that I should rest my selfe, I was not so joyfull of my liberty, as when the vaile was taken from mine eyes, I should see all the abhomination of this mischievous queane. – The Golden Asse by Lucius Apuleius
  2. So that the darkned night her starrie vaile Vpon the bloudie sea had ouer- spred, Whilst yet they held: and hardlie, hardlie then They fell to flieng on the wauie plaine. – A Discourse of Life and Death, by Mornay; and Antonius by Garnier by Philippe de Mornay Robert Garnier
  3. Thus roving on In confused march forlorn, th' adventurous Bands With shuddering horror pale, and eyes aghast Viewed first their lamentable lot, and found No rest; through many a dark and drearie Vaile They passed, and many a Region dolorous. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  4. Mr S. L. Vaile President, New Zealand Booksellers' Association. – Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents The Mazengarb Report (1954) by Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al.
  5. 90 With that she gan to vaile her head, Her cheekes were like the Roses red, but not a word she sayd. – Minor Poems of Michael Drayton by Michael Drayton
  6. But now the time approached of Psyches marriage, preparation was made, blacke torches were lighted, the pleasant songs were turned into pittifull cries, the melody of Hymeneus was ended with deadly howling, the maid that should be married did wipe her eyes with her vaile – The Golden Asse by Lucius Apuleius