Usage examples for WAYE

  1. I believe also that this is the only book in which we are told of the interesting old custom of tying knots to the trees " in token and marke of ye highe waye," and of robbers deliberately removing them. – The Old English Herbals by Eleanour Sinclair Rohde
  2. Mrs. Waye is crippled with rheumatism and can't nurse her, and I fear it will be impossible to get a nurse in Blythefield. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  3. And besides this, a waye whiche shall goe aboute on the hinder parte, alonge the lodgynges of the Pikes and extraordinarie Veliti, and all these wayes shall be twoo and tweentie vardes and a halfe broade. – Machiavelli, Volume I The Art of War; and The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
  4. Waye well S. Stephen his witnesse of Moses. – The Mathematicall Praeface to Elements of Geometrie of Euclid of Megara by John Dee
  5. We do shewe the beste waye of teachynge, we be not able to geue fortune: Saue that here also the liberalitie of ryche men ought to helpe good wyttes, whych can not shewe forthe the strength of naturall inclinacion because of pouertye. – The Education of Children by Desiderius Erasmus
  6. An other waye of increase is, when wythoute distinccion in the context and course of the oracion, the circumstaunces sette in order, somewhat alwayes is added bygger then the fyrste, and that we come to the hyest by a swyfte pace. – A Treatise of Schemes and Tropes by Richard Sherry Commentator: Herbert W. Hildebrandt
  7. Then Isaac taking vp a stone in that place, hurlde it at the Deuyl and wounded him in the forehead: In witnesse and remembraunce whereof, the people passyng that waye when they come neare the wall, are accustomed to cast stones agaynst it, and from thence go into the citie. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  8. The Gromes of the Privye Chamber nor Mr. Drewrye have no other waye to ther chambers but to pas thorowe that waye agayne that my Lady of Oxford should come. – Highways and Byways in Surrey by Eric Parker
  9. Tel me I praye you, when shall he be a good runner whych runneth lustelye in deede, but eyther runneth in the darke, or knoweth not the waye? – The Education of Children by Desiderius Erasmus
  10. When there hapneth discorde amonge them, the beste waye is, to bryng them to the perill, the feare whereof is wonte alwaies to make them agree. – Machiavelli, Volume I The Art of War; and The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
  11. Even the agitation of flying from arrest on a charge of treason could not keep Sir Gawen from feeling footsore, and 'for that his bowtes grieved hym he cutt them upon the waye. – Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts by Rosalind Northcote
  12. And if you shewe them a better waye, they answere they were brought vp after thys fashion, and wyll not suffer that anye chyldren shulde be in better case, then they them selues were when they were chyldren. – The Education of Children by Desiderius Erasmus