How to use Penned in a sentence
Uncle Alex has them penned up by the house right now.
The article was penned by our old Boston nemesis, Ethel Reagan.
The traditions of his Sunday parties have lasted unimpaired to this day, and the most pleasant pages penned by his biographer describe the politicians and the men of letters who gathered round his Tool hospitable board.
Dean penned a note to her aunt and Martha went inside to leave it, as Dean directed, in plain sight on the kitchen table.
In the words of an English officer, "The sun appearing upon the sea, I heard Nol say, ` Now let God arise, and let His enemies be scattered,' and following us as we slowly marched I heard him say, `I profess they run.'" Driven into the broken ground, and penned between Doon Hill and the ravine, the Scots were indeed helpless.Advertisement
Flight first penned about it in The True Legend of St. Dunstan and the Devil; Showing how the Horse-Shoe came to be a Charm against Witchcraft.
On the 4th of May Milner penned a memorable despatch to the Colonial Office, in which he insisted that the remedy for the unrest in the Transvaal was to strike at the root of the evil - the political impotence of the injured.
Something of the same may be seen in Rutilius Namatianus, a Gaul by birth, who wrote in 416 a description of his voyage from the capital to his native land, which contains the most glowing eulogy of Rome ever penned by an ancient hand.
About midday he took to Barras a letter, penned by Roederer, requesting him to resign his post as Director.
But it is clear that by the time this chapter was penned it was believed that no man could attain to happiness in the hereafter if he had not been upright, just and charitable in his earthly existence.Advertisement
This makes it all the more remarkable that Beethoven's second and only important Mass (in D, Op. 123) is not only the most dramatic ever penned but is, perhaps, the last classical Mass that is thoughtfully based upon the liturgy, and is not a mere musical setting of what happens to be a liturgic text.
The immediate effect however of what Knox thus approved was to bring his cause to its lowest ebb, and on the very day when Mary rode from Holyrood to her army, he sat down and penned the prayer, "Lord Jesus, put an end to this my miserable life, for justice and truth are not to be found among the sons of men!"
When he penned this despatch Grey was well aware of the distraught condition of the Free State and the agitation for a change in its government.
Tina Fey took her writing talents to the big screen when she penned the screenplay for the 2004 film Mean Girls, a comedy starring Lindsay Lohan.
He penned his 2003 autobiography, I Don't Mean to be Rude, But…, a short yet snappy read filled with amusing anecdotes and even a few tidbits of advice for aspiring singers.Advertisement
He is reportedly planning to work with Ryan Tedder of the band One Republic and Jesse McCartney (who penned Leona Lewis' breakout hit Bleeding Love) on his post Idol debut album.
Given the schools she was attending since such a young age, it's no surprise that Lewis penned her first song at the age of 12.
He also directed, produced, and penned the screenplay for the highly controversial film The Passion of the Christ in 2004.
At the expiration of the 20 days Ayaz gave the paper to the sultan, who on opening it found the celebrated satire which is now always prefixed to copies of the Shdhnama, and which is perhaps one of the bitterest and severest pieces of reproach ever penned.
Obtaining also a copy of the work as it had been printed before Hobbes had any doubt of the validity of his solutions, Wallis was able to track his whole course front the time of Ward's provocation - his passage from exultation to doubt, from doubt to confessed impotence, yet still without abandoning the old assumption of confident strength; and all his turnings and windings were now laid bare in one of the most trenchant pieces of controversial writing ever penned.Advertisement
Donnie had scampered down at first light and dropped off his un-separated but translated letters of Annie's notebook, which Dean penned to completion over breakfast.
In related Wonder Woman news, a big screen adaptation is in the pipeline penned by Buffy The Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon.
Answer Bobby Hatfield 12 Who penned the autobiography Banana's Can't Fly?
Anyhow, of the Micheal Nesmith penned tunes, we've a couple or three of absolute genuine corkers.
I realize that the thoughts I have penned above contain no great profundity.Advertisement
A contemporary, Michael Flanders, then a budding schoolboy actor, penned a school revue GO TO IT!
Scribe Ehren Kruger, who is teaming with Bobker and helmer Iain Softley on Skeleton Key for Universal Pictures, penned the Grimm screenplay.
Little has changed since he penned those lines and the Wye river still wends its way by Tintern, its abbey and forest.
Mr Birrell has called it "the most amazing record of human exertion ever penned by man."
Many recusants were penned up, starved and cruelly treated, even tortured when they attempted escape, in the vaults of Dunottar Castle.Advertisement
So was founded the Latin kingdom of Jerusalem, whose history is one of the most painful ever penned (see Crusades).
A contemporary, Michael Flanders, then a budding schoolboy actor, penned a school revue GO TO IT !
These haunting lyrics made famous by Billie Holiday were surprisingly penned by a Jewish schoolteacher from the Bronx.
So just these three covers and a whole pile of self penned beauties from Casal himself.
The stadium rock show is basically the open air festival penned up inside the walls of a sports arena.Advertisement
Penned by Mary Hope Osborne, these stories relay the adventures of brother and sister, Jack and Annie, as they explore different eras throughout history.
For example, in 2006, "Weird Al" Yankovic penned You're Pitiful which mocked Blunt's breakout hit You're Beautiful.
That's what former New York waitress and aspiring writer Katherine Taylor has penned in her new book, Rules for Saying Goodbye.
Stewart also penned several books on home renovations and gardening and became a frequent guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show, among other talk shows.
As a result of learning to manage her disease, Casey penned a book, along with her dad as co-author, Managing Your Child's Diabetes.Advertisement
Douglas, his father Kirk and wife Catherine Zeta-Jones all penned letters to the judge in hopes of Cameron getting a reduced sentence and the ability for him to once again seek treatment for his addictions.
She became a frequent guest on television shows such as CBS's The Early Show, penned magazine columns, and eventually launched her own periodical, Martha Stewart Living.
In 1980, Ralph Keyes penned his book The Height of Your Life wherein he explores the reasons why Hollywood is actually dominated by smaller sized men.
The game story, penned by former Hulk scribe Paul Jenkins, chronicles the struggle of Bruce Banner, the alter ego of the Hulk, to cope with and hopefully discover a cure for his destructive inner demons.
Wanting some form of reassurance that the young man was her true love and perfect match, the young woman penned half of a poem.Advertisement
Maybe you grew up reading the classic Peanuts comic strip penned by Charles Schultz.
Linda Goodman, nee Mary Alice Kermery, penned many influential books about astrology.
Getting her to make a commitment can be difficult because she's not going to like being penned in.
Especially if you are going to write down your declaration of love, using a French love quote or love phrase penned by somebody else is a simple way to come up with an elaborate expression of love.
The story and lyrics for Hair - subtitled The American Tribal Rock/Love Musical - were penned by the writing team of James Rado and Gerome Ragni, with Galt MacDermot composing the music.Advertisement
She was "about 10" when she started writing music, and most of the songs on Undiscovered were penned by her.
Many of the most lauded music performances in history took place on the Woodstock stage, and innumerable books, movies, and documentaries have been penned about the event.
As the story goes, Ann left the meet-and-greet, went to her hotel room and penned "Barracuda" in a fit of rage.
Upon receiving the demo, Vedder penned a few lyrics, recorded them to the tracks and sent the demo back to Gossard and Ament.
Breaking Free - Songwriter Jamie Houston also penned the lyrics for this song and it is performed by Vanessa Hudgens and Drew Seeley.
The John Williams penned Star Wars theme song is widely available to download.
Clarke, who actually penned the band's first songs, left the group in 1981 and was replaced by Alan Wilder, who played - you guessed it - keys.
The case is in court pending and neither party can discuss the details, although Beyonce has spoken of the songs in interviews as though she herself had penned it.
The soundtrack, which features a collection of old American bluegrass and folk classics plus new tracks penned by some of bluegrass music's biggest stars, went to number one on the charts.
There are also a few new original tracks penned by Alison Krauss and her fellow Union Station member Dan Tyminski.
In 1970, Sinatra released the song with which he is most associated, the Paul Anka penned My Way.
Political folk songs were also penned during both World Wars and were central to the civil rights movement.
Pete Seeger - Pete Seeger played in a band with Guthrie and penned protest music standards like If I Had a Hammer and Turn, Turn, Turn.
Lyndon Johnson Told The Nation - Tom Paxton penned this song about the escalation of tension in Vietnam and the subsequent march to war.
The original song, which was penned by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, was recorded by some of the biggest stars of the 80s under the name USA for Africa.
It was penned by Franklin and Teddy White and produced by famed producer, journalist and A&R man Jerry Wexler (the man who first coined the term "R&B").
Forsyth eventually penned a novel called The Phantom of Manhattan that told the story he had developed with Lloyd Webber.
Foo Fighters fans have devoted lots of time to dissecting the meaning behind the song on blogs and message boards, but the band themselves will do no more than hint at what they had in mind when they penned the track.
The whole album was penned by Pete Townshend, who based it on the teachings of Meher Baba.
Critics fell in love with Winehouse's voice and were also impressed that she had penned all of the songs herself, save for two covers.
With the help of his father, Nick penned a song called Joy to the World (A Christmas Prayer) for a Broadway AIDS benefit album.
Bryan Adams penned his swooning love song for the soundtrack to Robin Hood in the 90s, and it became a radio staple.
Matthew Gerrard and Robbie Nevil penned the song.
The song was actually penned by Willie Nelson, who was a struggling Nashville songwriter at the time.
Were they penned by the likes of Hank Williams, Sr.
Instead, it was penned by Willie Nelson, who at the time of the recording (1961) was a struggling Nashville songwriter.
She dipped her toes into acting in the early 80s, most notably in the classic 9 to 5 - the movie was a hit, and the song of the same name Parton penned for the film became one of her standards.
Singer/songwriter Dan Wilson penned the song while he was opening up his own bar, The Rehab Room, which has since closed.
L.L. Cool J penned this song with that advice in mind, and the opening rhyme – Don’t call it a comeback/I’ve been here for years – became one of rap’s best known lines.
Ramsay has also penned two autobiographical books, Humble Pie and Playing with Fire.
When the authors who penned those stories submitted their work, you have to wonder if somehow they imagined the day people would be reading their work on a screen in an electronic format.
Howie, out of character, had penned his intentions and with legal assistance referred by Merrill Cooms, she and Molly are financially set for life.
A letter was penned by Madame Roland and addressed by her husband to Louis.
Wiseman displayed calmness and courage, and immediately penned an admirable Appeal to the English People (a pamphlet of over 30 pages), in which he explained the nature of the pope's action, and argued that the admitted principle of toleration included leave to establish a diocesan hierarchy; and in his concluding paragraphs he effectively contrasted that dominion over Westminster, which he was taunted with claiming, with his duties towards the poor Catholics resident there, with which alone he was really concerned.
Such a passage might well have been penned when the idea of Herod's Temple was already in the air.
While he penned dissertations on the futility of fame and the burden of celebrity he was trimming his sails to catch the breeze of popular applause.
The earliest account still extant of these events is in The Civil Wars penned by Julius Caesar himself.
Self penned hit gave Price his first million seller after he had learned his trade by writing jingles for station break commercials.
It is nearly 20 years since Bill Bryson first penned his deliciously witty paean to precision Troublesome Words.
After touring the United States for more than nine months in the 1830s, Alexis de Tocqueville returned to his native France and penned the two-volume Democracy in America.
They all looked over his shoulder at the penned missive.
This pupil (probably Albert Burgh, who afterwards joined the Church of Rome and penned a foolishly insolent epistle to his former teacher) was the occasion of Spinoza's first publication - the only publication indeed to which his name was attached.