Do we say rex or wrecks

rex 930 occurrences

The chief magistrate was not the ealdorman of early English history, but the rex or basileus who combined in himself the functions of king, general, and priest.

" "Rex fairly snatches the apple out of my hand when I go to give him one," said Malcolm.

BEACH, REX E. Boy scout.

Joe D. Kinsey & William L. Canady (E); 11Sep62; R301265. BEACH, REX E., ESTATE OF.

SEE BEACH, REX E. Modern miracle men.


SEE Beach, Rex E. KINSEY, JOE D., Executor of the Estate of Rex E. Beach.

SEE Beach, Rex E. KINSEY, JOE D., Executor of the Estate of Rex E. Beach.

SEE Beach, Rex E., Estate of.

SEE Voltaire, Francois Marie Arouet de. MAXON, REX.


Rex Stout (A); 31Dec69; R476208. STRACK, LILIAN HOLMES.

APPLEGATE, REX. Kill or get killed First pub.

© 16Jul43; A174776. Rex Applegate (A); 6Nov70; R495057. APPLEMAN, JOHN ALAN. Insurance law and practice, with forms.

By Rex Todhunter Stout.

By Rex Todhunter Stout.

Oedipus Rex of Sophocles.

By Stella Hay Rex.

Stella Hay Rex (A); 17Nov76; R646463.

BEACH, REX E. The tower of flame, an oil field story.

Edgar Rice Burroughs & Don Garden, authors of text; Rex Maxon, author of pictures.

Edgar Rice Burroughs & Don Garden, authors of text; Rex Maxon, author of pictures.

SEE Meigs, Cornelia. BEACH, REX E. Summer madness.

Edgar Rice Burroughs & Don Garden, authors of text; Rex Maxon, author of pictures.

In 1905 there will be at least six stories in every number, by Stewart Edward White, George Madden Martin, Myra Kelly, Josephine Daskam Bacon, Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews, Henry Wallace Phillips, O. Henry, Alice Brown, Eugene Wood, Marion Hill, Alice Hegan Rice, Rex E. Beach, Mary Stewart Cutting, and others.

wrecks 251 occurrences

"We haven't made anything of them yet, but we've got to make wrecks of 'em before the last half is over," grunted the captain of the Navy.

Every ball-room every tennis-court, is strewed with his wrecks.

This person knew the history of Ralph's parentage and saw through Craft's duplicity; and, in an unguarded moment, the attorney for the plaintiff closed this man's mouth by means which we can only guess at, and sent him forth to hide among the moral and the social wrecks that constitute the flotsam and the jetsam of society.

The storm did not cease till the Atlantic was strewn with wrecks.

One slight and evanescent sketch of the relations which subsisted between Caesar and his mother, caught from the wrecks of time, is preserved both by Plutarch and Suetonius.

Every man shews here like so many wrecks upon the sea, here the ribs of a thousand pound, here the relicks of so many manors, a doublet without buttons; and 'tis a spectacle of more pity than executions are.

What to the wrecks of men and women who endure unto this day a life that is worse than death?

There, like the wrecks of the Grand Army, you can see in the distance those who drag themselves along, searching on the dreary plain for the half-effaced path.

Day after day the battle-tide ebbed, and left wrecks on the sand, men wounded and maimed; and through them the depths of this human ocean were brought to the light.

What the mad mine's convulsive strength to thine, That wrecks a world but bids heaven's soaring steeples shine? A god that hath no earthly metaphor, A blinding word that hath no earthly rhyme, Love!

Before he was born, his family defrauded and despoiled my people, and as soon as he took affairs into his own hands, he continued the villainous law robberies until we are poor, and he is rich; and, not content with that, he basely wrecks and destroys the plans I had made for the comfort of my old age, in order that his paltry purposes may be carried out.

It was the unwillingness to sink and forget self in the service of something greater that made the failures and wrecks of those tempestuous times, through which the single-hearted and the devoted pressed on to victory and honor.

The reef before the Head stretches out a quarter of a mile, looking bold in the dead low-water that then was, and showing to what extent the sea has pushed back this coast, three wrecks impaled on them, and a big steamer quite near, waiting for the first movements of the already strewn sea to perish.

Their imports include most of the necessaries of life, which come to them oftenest in the form of wrecks, by which they obtain them at a small fraction of the original cost and value.

His "most potent" reason is, that he himself has "witnessed, not only hereabout, but elsewhere, upon this tideless shore, wrecks by the grounding of vessels at anchor."

It enters upon a war that destroys your peace of mind, wrecks your business, kills the men of your family, the man you were going to marry, the son you brought into the world.

o'er Shakespeare's page I mark, in visions of delight, the sage High o'er the wrecks of man who stands sublime, A column in the melancholy waste, (Its cities humbled, and its glories past,)

Such was the man whose loss the world has now to deplore: but the mind that traced her age and historyin the wrecks of ages dug from her bosomwill live for ever in his works to enlighten and instruct mankind.


thou occasionedst the destruction of Troy.]:yet, among the various mischiefs ascribed to the influence of this capricious Sovereign, amidst the wrecks of sieges, and the slaughter of battles, perhaps we may not unjustly record in his praise, that he was instrumental to the solace of humanity, by contributing to the overthrow of Robespierre.

In this picture the scene sweeps downward, with most gentle and undulating inclination, over vast groves of olive and luxuriant vineyards, to the Campagna with its convex waves of green and gold, on which float the wrecks of cities, out to the sea itself, not so far away as to conceal the flashing of waves upon the beach.

In those days all wrecks belonged to the king.

So all wrecks belonged to the king.

Crown property, wrecks, fish, precious metals, etc.

Wrecks, definition of by statute of Westminster I; the law of; to be restored to their owners on payment of salvage.

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