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285 examples of  laddies  in sentences

285 examples of laddies in sentences

"We'll try the old way that laddies use on the village green.

The fire laddies of that period would probably look aghast if they could see the implements in use at the present time.

One dreary winter night his sleeping apartment in uppertown was discovered to be on fire, and in a short time the fire laddies appeared in front of his quarters and commenced operations.

The fire alarm was turned on and the fire laddies were soon on the spot.

" At that moment a deep disembodied voice said, "Dinnah iss serffed, laddies and lassies, pliss shtep oop to da table.

Ye'll find the laddies, Missus, and Miss Beuly, and Miss Maud, and ye'll give my humble respects to 'em alldivil the bit, now, will ye be overlooking either of the t'ree, but ye'll do yer errand genteely and like a laddy yerselfand ye'll give my jewty and respects to 'em all, I tells ye, and say that Michael O'Hearn asks the honour of being allowed to wish 'em good morning.

"And now, laddies and gentlemen," said Mike, with gravity, as he rose to quit the servants' hall, "my blessing and good wishes be wid ye.

Splendid laddies they were, who looked as if they would give a great account of themselves.

Money was needed for the laddies who were goingneeded for all sorts of things.

The bonnie laddies who would be living now, instead of lying in an unmarked grave in France or Flanders!

Big, braw laddies they wereall in their kilts.

The laddies who went because of me called me their godfather, many of them!

I have sung it all over America since then "The Laddies Who Fought and Won."

My son was gonehe would never come back with the laddies who had fought and won!

And always and everywhere there were the hospitals, full of the laddies who had been brought home from France.

Ah, but they were pitiful, those laddies who had fought, and won, and been brought back to be nursed back to the life they had been so bravely willing to lay down for their country!

They told me the way that I should go, and that this Mrs. Baird had turned a little school house into a convalescent home, and was doing a fine and wonderful work for the laddies she had taken in.

Aye, and I believed that I was doing good, some good at least, and giving cheer to some puir laddies who needed it sorely.

They came from laddies whom I'd helped to make up their minds that they belonged over yon, where the men were.

I'd known those laddies since they were bits o' bairns, most of them.

How could a man get such a plea as that and not want to do what those laddies asked?

I wanted to sing for the laddies who were bearing the brunt of the big job over therewhile they were bearing it.

I wanted to meet the Highland Brigade, and see the bonnie laddies in their kilts as the Huns saw themthe Huns, who called them the Ladies from Hell, and hated them worse than they hated any troops in the whole British army.

Ah, weel, there are sad thoughts that come to me, as well as proud and happy ones, when I think of the bonnie kilted laddies who fought and died so nobly out there against the Hun!

They were my own laddies, those, and it was with them and amang them that my boy went to his death.

For I knew that if they sent me to the Hieland Brigade they would be sending me to the front of the front linefor that was where I would have to go seeking the Hieland laddies!

Indeed, I thought they would mean more to the laddies out there than I could hope to do myself!

He had worked hard for them, and gainedand well earnedmuch fame by the way he struggled with the matter of getting the right sort of pensions for the laddies who were offering their lives.

Ah, the braw laddies!

But some folk went to him and asked him would he no do his bit to cheer up the puir laddies in a hospital?

They know, do the laddies in the ranks, that their officers will never ask them to go anywhere or do anything they would shirk themselvesand that makes for a spirit that you could not esteem too highly.

They had discipline, those laddies, but it was not the old, stiff discipline of the old army.

" They eyed me very curiously as they came along, those sick laddies.

If I could have seen our laddies there below, why, the Huns could have seen them too.

These laddies reminded me of those in the first battery I had seen.

" They were amazingly calm, those laddies at the telephones.

But the laddies of my battery, though they were shooting now at Germans they could not see, had had many a close up view of Fritz in the past, and expected many another in the future.

It is a great sight to watch it in the making; it helps you to understand the victories our laddies have won.

I love all the soldiers of the Empire, but it is natural, is it no, that my warmest feeling should be for the laddies who wear the kilt.

But his blood turns to water in his veins when he sees the big braw laddies from the Hielands come swooping toward him, their kilts flapping and their bayonets shining in whatever light there is.

The one exception was the tune that had been so popular in "Three Cheers"the one called "The Laddies Who Fought and Won."

We ha' na' heard 'The Laddies Who Fought and Won,' Harry.

The other laddies liked them, tooaye, they liked them fine.

And the laddies along the roads took them as a man takes a grand bit of scenery, coming before his eyes, suddenly, as he turns a bend in a road he does not ken.

They were on their way to the trenches, so many of those laddies who stopped for a song along the road.

"The laddies of the Black Watch could scarcely believe their ears.

I told a lot of stories, too, and then I came to "The Laddies Who Fought and Won."

But I was pretty sure the end of the world had come for me, and that these laddies were taking things as calmly as they were simply because they were used to it, and it was all in the day's work for them.

And then I thought that what I was experiencing for a few minutes was the daily portion of these laddies who were all aboot menot for a few minutes, but for days and weeks and months at a time.

My audience reassembled, and I struck up "The Laddies Who Fought and Won" again.

CHAPTER XXII I was sorry to be leaving the Highland laddies in that trench.

They were braw laddies, yo, but no what you might call over-particular about the company they kept!

And on so hot a day water was a precious thing to men who had been working as the laddies hereabout had worked and labored.

Gie us a song, do now!" As I finished my first song my audience applauded me and cheered me most heartily, and the laddies along the banks of the Scarpe heard them, and came running up to see what was afoot.

My voice was very shaky when I came to the end of that chorus, but the great wave of sound from the kilted laddies rolled out, true and full, unshaken, unbroken.

I had not reckoned with the strength of the grip of those laddies from the underside of the world.

I hope you will not think, those of you, my friends, who may read what I am writing here, that I am exalting my lad above all the other Britons who died for King and countryor, and aye, above the brave laddies of other races who died to stop the Hun.

And I used to lie awake of nights, wondering what would become of those poor broken laddies when the war was over

And especially I thought of the brave laddies of my ain Scotland.

Many of the laddies told me that the thought of being killed did not bother them, but that they did worry a bit about their future in case they went home maimed and helpless.

They had earned their rest, those laddies who were going home to Britain.

"Well, laddies, you're above me now.

There were none of us at Birtwhistle's that thought very much of them; but the smallest laddies seemed to have the most sense, for after they began to grow bigger they were not so sure about it.

"It's bad for the laddies there to be havin' the chance to crack their jokes at me," I went on.

"Sae here's my picture, laddies," I said, "and when I come again next year I'll sign them for you.

I mind twa such laddies I knew once, when I was younger.

But it's no the sort of work I'm thinking laddies like those who've fought the Hun and won the war for Britain and humanity wull be keen tae be doing in the future.

But there were others that skulked and hid, and tried to stab the laddies who were doing the fichtin' in the back.

I believe the laddies who fought in France and in the other battlegrounds of this war won peace for humanity.

And then I organized my recruiting bandHieland laddies, wha went up and doon the land, skirling the pipes and beating the drum.

The laddies wad flock to hear them, and when they were brocht together so there was easy work for the sergeants who were wi' the band.

I couldna think of ought but the way the laddies were suffering in France.

Every nicht I'd auction off a copy to the highest bidderthe money tae gae tae the puir wounded laddies in Scotland.

So there was five thousand dollarsa thousand poondsfor ma wounded laddies at hame in Scotland.

They did well, those American laddies wi' the German names.

Our laddies learned that i' France, when Englishman and Scot, Yankee and Anzac, Canadian and Irishman and Welshman, broke the Hindenburg line together.

We've the future o' the world, that those laddies saved, to think o' the noo.

They made rare sport of me, and I knew they were doing it, though I think they thought, the braw laddies, they were pulling the wool over my een!

I'm glad for the laddies to hae their fun wi' me.

But did it mak' a wee bit of difference tae those laddies that I had nought to say to them?

Whiles I'd sing a bit sang for the laddies who were my hosts, but oft they'd sing for me instead, and that was a pleasant thing.

But other men, in Europe, thousands of miles way, were laying plans that meant death and the loss of hands and een for those braw laddies o' Australia and New Zealand that I sawthose we came to ken sae weel as the gallant Anzacs.

They were laddies who'd dropped all, who'd gi'en up all that was dear to them, all comfort and safety, when the country called.

None thought, when sic a strike was called, of hoo those laddies in the trenches wad be affected.

CHAPTER XX There's no sadder sicht my een have ever seen than that of the maimed and wounded laddies that ha' come hame frae this war that is just over.

But I'm thinking we can never think too often of those laddies, nor mak' too many plans to mak' life easier for them.

No, it was not in such fashion that the laddies who did the fichting thought or talked wi' one another.

I've talked to these laddies when they'd be lying there, thinkingthinking.

What I'm afraid of is that tae many of the laddies wull be tae tired to fit themselves tae be other than helpless creatures, despite their wounds or their blindness.

We maun not encourage those laddies tae tak' it tae easy the noo.

And it will be irksome specially tae laddies like those who have focht in France.

The miracles of to-day are all at the service of the wounded laddies.

The great thing we maun all do wi' the laddies that are sae maimed and crippled is never tae let them ken we're thinking of their misfortunes.

We maun no' be reminding the laddies a' the time that they're different noo frae ither folk.

But it's easier than what these laddies have had to do, and what they must go on doing a' the rest of their lives.

But, oh, could ye ha' seen the laddies as I ha' seen them, in the hospitals, and afterward, when they were waiting tae gae hame!

Sae let us a' get together and make sure that there's never a look in our een or a shrinking that can gie' any o' these laddies, whether they're our kin or no, whether we saw them before, the feeling that there's any difference in our eyes between them and ourselves.

And we called the firementhe braw laddies frae all the world, who set to work and never stopped till the fire was oot.

They've left sons behind them, many of the laddies that died to save us.

Ye olde fire laddies.