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Usage examples for verse

  1. Some of the chapter she did not quite understand; but she went on reading, all the same, till she came to the last verse. – Melbourne House by Elizabeth Wetherell
  2. Anybody would think, ' says she, 'that you preachers was struck blind every time you git through with the twenty- fourth verse, for I never heard a sermon on the twenty- fifth verse. – Aunt Jane of Kentucky by Eliza Calvert Hall
  3. It would not do to send them back and upset her, and isn't there a verse somewhere in the Bible about taking what the gods give ye? – The Cromptons by Mary J. Holmes
  4. I go to prayer meeting, and always try to have a verse. – Charlie Newcomer by Wilbur B. Stover
  5. He had always created in his verse, but it was for this his mother had borne him, it was this that the old woman in the church had meant, it was for this that the woman at his side had waited. – Beggars on Horseback by F. Tennyson Jesse
  6. All were permitted to go, but on condition that each of the senior pupils should write a description of what he had seen in Latin verse. – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack
  7. He shewed me a bundle of manuscript, which I found to be an excellent translation of Voltaire's " Henriade" into Italian verse. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  8. I always think of Joe when I read that verse. – Lover or Friend by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  9. You know I can always remember a verse after having once heard it. – Set in Silver by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  10. I could think of nothing except that sorrow in that last verse- the poor man, the poor man! – The Heart of Denise and Other Tales by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
  11. At the second verse a hand touched his arm. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  12. I cannot write a line of verse. – The Hand of Ethelberta by Thomas Hardy
  13. The meaning of this verse probably is, that the Jew from birth up, and by the mere fact of being born a Jew, came under the influences of a religious education, which preserved him from many forms of heathen depravity. – Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors by James Freeman Clarke
  14. Learn verse 15: " I pray not that thou shouldst take them out of the world, but that thou shouldst keep them from the evil." – Pleasure & Profit in Bible Study by Dwight Moody
  15. When we say that a verse is of any particular kind, we do not mean that every foot in that line is necessarily of the same kind. – Composition-Rhetoric by Stratton D. Brooks
  16. Had he not developed his gift for verse? – Jeremiah by George Adam Smith
  17. " Say, read der whole verse," said Jimmie. – Jimmie Moore of Bucktown by Melvin Earnest Trotter
  18. This faith is founded on the verse " Truly we have given thee an abundance." – The Faith of Islam by Edward Sell
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