Usage examples for vale

  1. But intentions, in this vale of tears, are not always realised, are they? – The Cardinal's Snuff-Box by Henry Harland
  2. The lark was not dead; in spite of cold and the north wind it gayly took its flight to the vale of Rieti. – Life of St. Francis of Assisi by Paul Sabatier
  3. And between that mount and the city is not but the vale of Jehosaphat that is not full large. – The-Travels-of-Sir-John-Mandeville by Mandeville, John, Sir
  4. It'll not hurt you for to hit some of the rough places as you go slidin' through this vale of tears, but it'll never do you any reel good for to climb four flights of sta'rs an' then jump out'n the top window when you want to come down. – The Bishop and the Boogerman by Joel Chandler Harris
  5. " As Duncan M'Crae was one evening descending Benvoilloich, he perceived a funeral procession in the vale beneath. – Marriage by Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
  6. Sweet vale of Avoca! – Narrative and Lyric Poems (first series) for use in the Lower School by O. J. Stevenson
  7. It was not until it was nearly time to return home, and they saw the people coming away from the little church down in the vale, that Trevor looked at his companion and said abruptly: I do wish you and the mother could live together. – The Time of Roses by L. T. Meade
  8. I go to the Vale of Avilion to heal me of my grievous wound, and if ye see me no more, pray for my soul." – The Legends Of King Arthur And His Knights by James Knowles
  9. It was well past noon when he made his appearance again, and passed on down the vale with another burden on his back. – The Voodoo Gold Trail by Walter Walden
  10. " Great Bear," said Daganoweda, " we go now to the vale of Onondaga for the grand council. – The Hunters of the Hills by Joseph Altsheler
  11. The stage represents a small vale with the cave in the background. – Poet Lore, Volume XXIV, Number IV, 1912 by Various
  12. His great desire is that we should marry, for he seeks to leave this trade and to live with us in the Vale of Dedham, in Essex, where he has bought back my father's land. – Fair Margaret by H. Rider Haggard
  13. A little over a hundred years ago he came to the vale of Ewyas and bought this estate, and hither he brought his young bride. – Humanly Speaking by Samuel McChord Crothers
  14. Of course Jimmie was far descended into the vale of years, and even Boogles was forty- but adults! – Somewhere in Red Gap by Harry Leon Wilson
  15. Some allowance, however, must be made; he is in the vale of life; love is a new thing to him, and the honey- moon is not yet over. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  16. O, what a vale of tears this was for poor me! – A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences by Laura S. Haviland
  17. In making his escape from Spanish Town, either to Kingston or the Vale, he had run against the admiral and his party returning from the Topnambos' ball. – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  18. In the vale of Whittingham, the little Aln flows placidly along, its waters murmuring a soothing refrain, a peaceful interlude between its busy bustling beginning and its ending. – Northumberland Yesterday and To-day by Jean F. Terry