Usage examples for Yankees

  1. We shall never beat the Yankees until we meet them on their own ground. – The Crisis, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009
  2. It was near sunset when, according to promise, the Yankees came on board, and spent a long evening with us. – Fighting the Whales by R.M. Ballantyne
  3. I wus here when de Yankees come an' I 'member seein' dem dressed in blue. – Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2 by Work Projects Administration
  4. I want to have nothing to do with Yankees. – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell
  5. The moment the place was entirely freed from the Yankees, Mr. Crudup ordered one of the guest- rooms prepared, and, to the surprise of Mrs. Crudup, told her he had a prisoner to bring in. – The Blue Birds' Winter Nest by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  6. But the Yankees think nothing of this. – The Truth About America by Edward Money
  7. He briefly explained the causes of the war as viewed from the Southern standpoint, and said that he felt sure that Providence would bless their efforts to rid the South of the Yankees. – Cruise and Captures of the Alabama by Albert M. Goodrich
  8. She saw the despatch was a trap for the Yankees, and used it so, you think? – The Cavalier by George Washington Cable
  9. You must think on your feet, as the Yankees say." – Border, Breed Nor Birth by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  10. " Yankees are pretty good to you, Preston, I think, just now. – Daisy in the Field by Elizabeth Wetherell
  11. They were what the Yankees would call uncommonly " cute," and much too deeply intent on business to indulge in play. – The Lifeboat by R.M. Ballantyne
  12. Now, if the Yankees do stop, you all run and hide, won't you? – A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences by Laura S. Haviland
  13. I tell you the Yankees are just 'skedaddling' before him. – A Daughter of the Union by Lucy Foster Madison
  14. Miss Eliza seemed to be unable to believe that he had been killed in battle, however, for she always spoke of him as " murdered" by the Yankees. – The Heart of Arethusa by Francis Barton Fox
  15. These men all Yankees? – Frank on a Gun-Boat by Harry Castlemon
  16. If they are worried about you, they will get over it in the morning when they find the steamer is missing, said Captain Carboneer, with something like a chuckle in his tones when he pictured the surprise of the Yankees in making the discovery that the Bellevite had taken to herself wings, and sped on her way to the South. – Within The Enemy's Lines SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  17. I have been enquiring of Sir Michael, madam, whether he is quite happy in his mind as to these Yankees that are now pouring into the new provinces. – Lady Merton, Colonist by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  18. Several years ago, a couple of Yankees were travellin out West, an they got out of money. – Letters of Major Jack Downing, of the Downingville Militia by Seba Smith
  19. Down with the Yankees! – The Crisis, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009