Usage examples for villain

  1. Seeing this, villain as he was, I offered him first chance. – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore
  2. Yes, Helen Rolleston, I love you; and will save you from the grave and from the villain Wardlaw; both from one and the other. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  3. Why, are you not a villain? – The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18) The Duke of Guise; Albion and Albanius; Don Sebastian by John Dryden
  4. Why is this villain here? – The Gamester (1753) by Edward Moore Commentator: Charles H. Peake Phillip R. Wikelund
  5. It sounds as if I were half an imbecile, or as if Michael was a villain! – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  6. Called by Helen A. Clarke, " a play in which there is no villain except the far- off Russian Government." – Comrade Kropotkin by Victor Robinson
  7. By thunder, said O'Connor, suddenly; it's the old villain, Monte. – A Voyage with Captain Dynamite by Charles Edward Rich
  8. The whole affair is mysterious, and, for my part, I cannot form even a conjecture as to who the villain might have been. – The Gold Bag by Carolyn Wells
  9. Houghton, he said, you are a man- I have become a villain. – Cumner & South Sea Folk, Complete by Gilbert Parker
  10. For it seems that she has found you out in time, you villain! – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  11. He acknowledged that he had done so, and I told him that he was a villain. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  12. No; but must his evidence on that account- The evidence of a villain, even supposing I had no other reason for doubt, can have no weight against common sense and established truth. – The Ghost-Seer (or The Apparitionist), and Sport of Destiny by Frederich Schiller
  13. I saw it all now; the old villain had betrayed me, and to earn a double reward had put the real owner on my track. – Stories By English Authors: London by Various
  14. " I hope," continued he, " you have now no doubt but that we have had to do with a villain." – The Ghost-Seer (or The Apparitionist), and Sport of Destiny by Frederich Schiller
  15. Villain as he is? – Dead Men Tell No Tales by E. W. Hornung
  16. Suddenly I remembered that Billie was below exposed to danger; in that semi- darkness the murderous villain might creep upon her unobserved. – Love Under Fire by Randall Parrish
  17. Sit there, villain, and write! – Five Little Plays by Alfred Sutro
  18. " Because I know the man to be a villain indescribable-" Langhetti thought for a moment, and then said, " True, he is all that, and perhaps more than you imagine." – Cord and Creese by James de Mille