Usage examples for wren

  1. Wren L5000 for passing the Canary Company's patent; and so a great many other sums to other persons. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  2. He was no busy nest- builder, like Rusty Wren. – The Tale of Solomon Owl by Arthur Scott Bailey
  3. Said the wren, as his loud lamentations he hurled At the little red dog, It's a rotten old world! – The Glugs of Gosh by C. J. Dennis
  4. This is my daughter Wren, said the woman, and I should have introduced myself. – The-Motor-Girls-on-a-Tour by Penrose, Margaret
  5. When Eagle had gone as far as he could, Wren flew still higher. – Myths and Legends of the Great Plains by Unknown
  6. Then Christopher Wren began the present building. – The History of London by Walter Besant
  7. The willow- wren also came flying through the air with his army with such a humming, and whirring, and swarming that every one was uneasy and afraid, and on both sides they advanced against each other. – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  8. When the sun had set, she faded away fast: now she was as small as a young wren. – Moonshine & Clover by Laurence Housman
  9. " Not me," said the Wren as she shook her Head; " I think his Mamma ought to put him to Bed." – Little Mr. Thimblefinger and His Queer Country by Joel Chandler Harris
  10. Do tell us, Wren, and Cora found a chair quite close to the one on wheels. – The-Motor-Girls-on-a-Tour by Penrose, Margaret
  11. There the wren will sometimes bring her sky- blue eggs for a gift, and the summer wind come sowing seeds of magic to take the fancy of the little one beneath. – The Worshipper of the Image by Richard Le Gallienne
  12. " The Wren is your king, not I," he said. – The Curious Book of Birds by Abbie Farwell Brown
  13. Long Bill Wren hadn't thought of that. – The Tale of Ferdinand Frog by Arthur Scott Bailey
  14. Perhaps these formed an attraction to the wren. – Wild Life in a Southern County by Richard Jefferies
  15. Now let me see you use it, answered little Jenny Wren, flying over to the opposite side of the shed and lighting on the handle of a large hay fork. – Puss in Boots, Jr., and the Good Gray Horse by David Cory
  16. Yes, Uncle Wiggily, said the little brown wren, I came up some time ago. – Uncle Wiggily's Travels by Howard R. Garis
  17. It was evident that the name Wren fitted her well - so small, so sweet, so timid, and with such a whispering voice! – The-Motor-Girls-on-a-Tour by Penrose, Margaret
  18. When the wren had become reconciled to us she worked rapidly, flying back and forth with material, followed by her mate, who sang while she was on the nest and chased away with her afterwards. – A-Birding on a Bronco by Florence A. Merriam
  19. Now, with Rusty Wren living right beneath his bedroom window to wake him at dawn, Farmer Green had no trouble in getting up in good season. – The Tale of Buster Bumblebee by Arthur Scott Bailey
  20. Sir Christopher Wren said of the great cathedrals of the Middle Ages, that they were 'vast and gigantic buildings indeed, but not worthy the name of architecture. – The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton