Usage examples for Winne

  1. For, mine woes before your eyes, spoken to th'intent to winne fauour in her sight. – The Arte of English Poesie by George Puttenham
  2. But now of this part, there hath been spoke sufficiently, wherefore let us facion the armie, to be able to come into the field against the enemie, and hope to winne it: whiche thyng is the ende, for whiche the exercise of warre is ordeined, and so moche studie therein bestowed. – Machiavelli, Volume I The Art of War; and The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
  3. The life of man is like a game at Tables; skill availes much I grant, but that's not all: play thy game well, but that will not winne: the chance thou throwest must accord with thy play. – Machiavelli, Volume I The Art of War; and The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
  4. And so I waxed joyful, and wringing my selfe out of her company, as out of linkes or chaines, I bade her farewell, and departed toward the house of myne host Milo, by the way reasoning thus with my selfe: O Lucius now take heed, be vigilant, have a good care, for now thou hast time and place to satisfie thy desire, now shake off thy childishnesse and shew thy selfe a man, but especially temper thy selfe from the love of thyne hostesse, and abstain from violation of the bed of Milo, but hardly attempt to winne the maiden Fotis, for she is beautifull, wanton and pleasant in talke. – The Golden Asse by Lucius Apuleius
  5. After he had gathered two heads, and the siege still dragged, he became in turn the challenger, in phrase as courteously and grimly facetious as was permissible, thus: " To delude time, Smith, with so many incontradictible perswading reasons, obtained leave that the Ladies might know he was not so much enamored of their servants' heads, but if any Turke of their ranke would come to the place of combat to redeem them, should have also his, upon like conditions, if he could winne it." – Captain John Smith by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  6. It is believed that these men were Earnest M. Harrison and John Winne, Jr. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  7. Also I will that you note this, in the besieging and defending of a Citie, that nothing geveth so muche hoope to the adversarye to be able to winne a towne, as when he knoweth that the same is not accustomed to see the enemie: for that many times for feare onely without other experience of force, cities have bene loste: Therefore a man oughte, when he assaulteth a like Citie, to make all his ostentacions terrible. – Machiavelli, Volume I The Art of War; and The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
  8. Winne knocked it from his hand. – Stage-coach and Tavern Days by Alice Morse Earle
  9. By this kinde of measures they went about to winne Psyches by little and little, but because they were wearie with travell, they sate them downe in chaires, and after that they had washed their bodies in baines they went into a parlour, where all kinde of meats were ready prepared. – The Golden Asse by Lucius Apuleius
  10. Such a one As would winne with a looke? – Lucasta by Richard Lovelace
  11. Captain Winne and Master Leigh had died before this famine occurred. – Captain John Smith by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  12. And changing minde, as Fortune changed cheare, I would weake thee, to winne the stronger, loose? – A Discourse of Life and Death, by Mornay; and Antonius by Garnier by Philippe de Mornay Robert Garnier
  13. And yet because England might not forbere These said expenses gadred in one yeere, But in three yeeres or foure gadred vp here, Might winne Ireland to a finall conqueste, In one sole yeere to set vs all at reste. – The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation, v. 1, Northern Europe by Richard Hakluyt
  14. Winne was an old Indian fighter, and soon he boldly grappled the highwayman, who drew a dagger on him. – Stage-coach and Tavern Days by Alice Morse Earle