Usage examples for villain

  1. " 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Why is this villain here? – The Gamester (1753) by Edward Moore Commentator: Charles H. Peake Phillip R. Wikelund
  5. Called by Helen A. Clarke, " a play in which there is no villain except the far- off Russian Government." – Comrade Kropotkin by Victor Robinson
  6. 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
  7. Villain as he is? – Dead Men Tell No Tales by E. W. Hornung
  8. " I was sure it was the villain Gaffin who has played me this trick," thought Jacob, as he found the direction in which he was going. – Won from the Waves by W.H.G. Kingston
  9. Curse on the infamous villain – Wagner's Tristan und Isolde by George Ainslie Hight
  10. He acknowledged that he had done so, and I told him that he was a villain – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  11. 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
  12. Houghton, he said, you are a man- I have become a villain – Cumner & South Sea Folk, Complete by Gilbert Parker
  13. Seeing this, villain as he was, I offered him first chance. – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore
  14. Sit there, villain and write! – Five Little Plays by Alfred Sutro
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. By thunder, said O'Connor, suddenly; it's the old villain Monte. – A Voyage with Captain Dynamite by Charles Edward Rich
  18. 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
  19. For it seems that she has found you out in time, you villain – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  20. " 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