3030 examples of furs in sentences
Glancing my eye then to the south,"See," said I, "while the Kamtschadale is providing his supply of furs and of fish, for the long winter which is already knocking at the door of his hut, the gay and voluptuous native of the Sandwich and other islands between the tropics.
My traps warn't disturbed after that, and I carried home a pack of furs that bro't me near two hundred dollars.
When she stepped off that train in them white furs and a purple face-veil, I just wished to God the whole depot would open and swallow me.
At Junction City we sold our wagon and furs and went with a government mule train to Leavenwortharriving there in March, 1860.
We kept up a running fight for the remainder of the afternoon, and the Indians repeatedly attempted to lead us off the track of their flying village, but their trail was easily followed, as they were continually dropping tepee poles, camp kettles, robes, furs and all heavy articles belonging to them.
In the old capital they stood, With yellow fox-furs plain, Their manners all correct and good, Speech free from vulgar stain.
Then she arose cautiously, tucked the baby in the warm blankets and furs, put on her heavier garments, and went outside.
She bundled the baby deep in the furs and returned to the fire-bed.
After that she piled all the furs and blankets that remained on the sledge close to the fire, and snuggled baby Joan deep down in them.
Joan went back and peered down under the furs, and what she saw there spurred her on again almost fiercely.
With her face in the furs under which baby Joan was buried, there came to her with swiftness and joy a vision of warmth and home.
In another lull of the wind there came from out of the mass of furs on the sledge the wailing, half-smothered voice of baby Joan.
Late that morning the man harnessed his dogs, and from the fringe of the forest Kazan saw him tuck Joan and the baby among the furs on the sledge, as old Pierre had done.
Steinmetz, buried in his furs like a great, cumbrous bear, appeared to be half asleep.
The spring was backward, and the bears still in their dens, but Merriam and I decided to take the North American Company's schooner Maksoutoff on its spring voyage around the island, when it carries supplies and collects furs from the natives.
Raising these animals for their fur has become a regular business, and when furs are high it pays well.
When Vortigern was assured of his fealty, he caused Constant to put off the monk's serge, and clothe him in furs and rich raiment.
A vessel freighted with furs would have caused much excitement of itself; but, by some means or other, the deacon's great secret of the buried treasure had leaked out, most probably by means of some of his lamentations during his illness, and, though but imperfectly known, it added largely to the expectations connected with the unlooked-for return of the schooner.
"I've seed all sorts of vessels stowed, but a hundred press-screws couldn't cram in furs enough to bring a craft so low!
Reassured that it was indeed there, his hand returned to the shelter of his mangy furs, and he again fell to listening.
The traders not only purchased what furs Robinson had on hand but also the two hind quarters of the deer which Mary was bringing home.
It is, however, understood that the country on that river is inhabited by numerous tribes, who furnish great supplies of furs and peltry to the trade of another nation, carried on in a high latitude through an infinite number of portages and lakes shut up by ice through a long season.
"I don't envy you," said the Princess Hélène from the veranda, her silveren head barely visible above the furs which enveloped her.
"Doesn't she look splendid in her furs?
She was wrapped in furs from head to foot, and her large, kindly face shone out of them like a November sun emerging from a mass of cloud.