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purse Sentence Examples

  • She retrieved them from her purse and handed them to him.

  • "Soon enough," she said, tucking the tickets back into her purse.

  • "I've got her purse over here," Connie said, holding up a shiny red purse.

  • Connie handed the purse to Lisa, who immediately found her house keys.

  • I need to get my purse and clothes out of the car.

  • The car was a loss anyway, but her purse and clothes would be ruined.

  • As soon as she retrieved her purse and clothes, she could call Connie to come get her.

  • She had her purse, and it wasn't as though he had done any physical harm.

  • She lifted her purse, forcing a smile.

  • My car was burned out, but Mr. Giddon found my purse.

  • She came into the kitchen with her purse on one arm and joined the others.

  • Sealing the letter, she took a stamp from her purse and placed it on the envelope.

  • Sure, I'll get my purse.

  • She sat up and grabbed her purse.

  • She rose from the table and retrieved her purse.

  • She gently tugged her wrist from his hand, searching in her purse for the keys to the apartment.

  • "Nothing today," Adrena said as Cynthia dug in her purse for the box key.

  • Cynthia reached for her purse.

  • Betsy pulled a small tape recorder from her purse.

  • I'd be lying if I didn't admit we have expenses and we're limited in what we can do because of real life restraints, but we're not in this for a golden purse.

  • Betsy opened her purse and complied before reaching back and taking Molly's hand.

  • You have my purse and cell phone.

  • She retreated to her bedroom to grab her purse.

  • And I'm leaving my purse.

  • She had no money, no purse … Keys.

  • "Oh, here," she said and reached for her purse.

  • Sofia dropped her purse on the desk in her cube without removing her sunglasses.

  • Claustrophobic in the dark cave that had become her home, she grabbed her coat and purse and set out into the cold, brisk evening.

  • Sofia put her purse down and tucked her phone into her jeans.

  • Traci sprang up and snatched her purse.

  • Finally Fred O'Connor withdrew a crumpled dollar bill from his antiquated change purse and a fountain pen from his jacket pocket.

  • Dean didn't even offer a quip about Fred's tightness with a buck and his moth-eaten purse as the old man called over a waitress to do the duties.

  • She opened her purse and took out a picture of Randy Byrne and Jen.

  • Cora handed her a purse and sunglasses.

  • Deidre looked through her purse and pulled out the wallet.

  • Standing at the car digging in her purse for the key, she spied Alex's truck.

  • Tucking some tissues into her purse, she joined Bill and Katie in the living room.

  • Tears flooded her eyes and she dug in her purse for a tissue.

  • Taking a small tablet and a pencil from her purse, she put them in front of him.

  • She smiled and shoved the bill into her purse.

  • She snatched her purse and fled out the front door, running as hard as she could down the driveway.

  • Deidre dug through her purse as she walked and pulled out her cell, thrilled to see she had battery power.

  • She pulled her keys out of her purse and clicked the unlock button, mouth dry as the vehicle's lights blinked.

  • Katie grabbed her purse and walked quickly down a pristine hall to a placard that read Officer David.

  • She stepped back even more and clenched the purse to her body, distracted as a sleek black car pulled up to the curb.

  • She fingered the small teal evening purse hanging around her wrist, where her cell phone was.

  • Molly dug through her purse to retrieved a familiar brownish cube, like the ones Katie'd eaten to stay alive in Hell.

  • The beautiful woman pulled a card from her small purse and handed it to her.

  • She bit her lip and began to fumble with a small purse.

  • She withdrew a single sheet of paper from her purse, unfolded it and adjusted her glasses.

  • Just then, Edith returned to the room, holding out three crisp one hundred dollar bills, which she thrust toward Claire who reached out and snatched them, without so much as a thank-you, stuffing them in her purse.

  • He then reached into his pocket for his snap-top purse and extracted five worn twenty-dollar bills.

  • Check her purse for something she wrote and compare it.

  • And there were papers in her purse in her writing that matched, too.

  • She found her purse, fished them out and threw them to him.

  • She thanked him and placed it in her purse.

  • She too frowned, and then reached for her purse and withdrew an envelope, extracted a bill and slipped the money to her husband.

  • I'd just as soon get back to purse snatchers and pot smokers and leave the big boys to you.

  • Dean reached past her, grabbed her purse and dumped the contents on the table.

  • She grabbed her purse and followed him to the truck, leaping in quickly so he could close the door and get around to his side.

  • Leaving the picture and her purse in the car, she decided to look around and see if there was a carcass.

  • Grabbing her purse, she ran out the door.

  • She turned and reached for her purse, only then thinking of the fact that she had no money.

  • She tucked the card in her purse.

  • She pulled the cell phone out of her purse.

  • I had it in my purse and I never heard it ring.

  • Apparently it had fallen out of her purse at some point.

  • When the pain finally subsided, she headed for the house to get her purse.

  • She started to cry again and Carmen pulled a fresh tissue from her purse.

  • You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.

  • She had the key to the building in her purse.

  • She opened her purse and pulled out a paper back novel.

  • She frantically threw her purse open, searching for a tissue, but a violent sneeze ripped through her lungs so quickly she barely had time to cover her mouth with her hand.

  • Pulling the cell phone from her purse, she tried calling Mr. O'Hara.

  • Megan dug some coins and her calling card from her purse.

  • Megan dug around in her purse for some change.

  • She pulled out her coin purse.

  • She slipped into a pair of white sandals and grabbed her purse, giving her long curls a toss to send them cascading down her back instead of tickling her shoulders.

  • She moved away from him, searching in her purse for the door key.

  • Clara stood and picked up her purse.

  • Grabbing her purse, she darted for the door.

  • Digging a note pad out of her purse, she labored over a note.

  • He was able to creep up, snatch a purse and run before anyone registered that the hooded youth ever approached.

  • He recovered faster and snatched her purse, rummaging through it before he dropped it on the couch.

  • Well, my purse is in the car.

  • Can you grab my purse from the car?

  • A small purple purse sat on another shelf.

  • She recalled the penlight in her purse and retrieved it.

  • Standing in the kitchen, she snatched a pen from her purse and hastily scribbled a note.

  • Furious and freaked out, she grabbed her purse and strode out the front door, just as Xander came into sight through the glass doors from the direction of the beach.

  • She reached for her purse and dug around for her phone, intent on telling the cousins to pack.

  • She fished the cell out of her purse and frowned.

  • She pulled her keys free from her purse and walked out.

  • "I tagged her phone, shoes, purse and the iPad with tracking," Xander replied.

  • She was texting with one hand and reached for the purse on the chair beside Charles with her other.

  • Jessi refused to look at him as she grabbed her purse and left.

  • Grabbing her purse, she got out and joined him.

  • Jessi dug the keys out of her purse and handed them over.

  • She snatched her purse and strode to the door while the teens laughed.

  • The pressing demands of the military chest had to be satisfied by loans, and in at least one case from the private purse of the governor-general.

  • The Judaean Sheshbazzar (a corruption of some Babylonian name) brought back the Temple vessels which Nebuchadrezzar had carried away and prepared to undertake the work at the expense of the royal purse.

  • He knew from his English experiences that such a veto would be hardly ever used unless the king felt the people were on his side, and that if it were used unjustifiably the power of the purse possessed by the representatives of the people would, as in England in 1688, bring about a bloodless revolution.

  • Lastly, in matters of finance he showed his wisdom: he attacked Necker's "caisse d'escompte," which was to have the whole control of the taxes, as absorbing the Assembly's power of the purse; and he heartily approved of the system of assignats, but with the reservation that they should not be issued to the extent of more than one-half the value of the lands to be sold.

  • It proved as great a drain upon his purse as it had proved to the crown, and he willingly parted with it to the so-called " Western Company," afterwards incorporated with the great Company of the Indies.

  • Thus it is explained in the preface to the budget that the revenues " proceeding from the deposed sultan " are not classed together under one heading, but that they have been apportioned to the various sections under which they should fall " whether taxes on house property or property not built upon, tithes, aghnam, forests, mines, cadastre, sport, military equipment, private domains of the state, various receipts, proceeds of sales, rents " - a truly comprehensive list which by no means set a limit to the private resources of Abd-ul-Hamid II., who looked upon the customs also as a convenient reserve on which he could, and did, draw when his privy purse was short of money.

  • Many of the plants are annuals; among these are some of the commonest weeds of cultivation, shepherd's purse (Capsella Bursa-pastoris), charlock (Brassica Sinapis), and such common FIG.

  • When the fruit is several times longer than broad it is known as a siliqua, as in stock or wallflower; when about as long as broad, a silicula, as in shepherd's purse.

  • Irio is London rocket, so-called because it sprang up after the fire of 1666), Brassica (cabbage and mustard), Diplotaxis (rocket), Cochlearia (scurvy-grass), Capsella (shepherd's purse), Lepidium (cress), Thlaspi (penny-cress), Cakile (sea rocket), Raphanus (radish), and others.

  • From the date of his re-entering the House Hume became the self-elected guardian of the public purse, by challenging and bringing to a direct vote every single item of public expenditure.

  • The control of the imperial correspondence and purse was at first in the hands of freedmen and slaves.

  • The count of the sacred bounties was the lord treasurer or chancellor of the exchequer, for the public treasury and the imperial fisc had come to be identical; while the count of the private estates managed the imperial demesnes and the privy purse.

  • The diet, which had the power of the purse, could not be absolutely dispensed with; but it .was summoned as seldom as possible, the king often preferring to forego his subsidies rather than listen to the unanswerable remonstrances of the estates against the illegalities of his government.

  • As popular plays the Sdrga csiko (Bay Foal) and A giros bugyelldris (The Red Purse), by Francis Csepreghy, have their own special merit, and were often represented in 1878 and 1879 at Budapest and elsewhere.

  • above the Elbe), where in times of war Saxony has more than once stored her national purse for security, and the pinnacled rocky wall of the Bastei, towering 650 ft.

  • On the king's birthday each bedesman received a new blue gown, a loaf, a bottle of ale, and a leathern purse containing a penny for every year of the king's life.

  • Prayers for the dead, attendance at funerals of gildsmen, periodical banquets, the solemn entrance oath, fines for neglect of duty and for improper conduct, contributions to a common purse, mutual assistance in distress, periodical meetings in the gildhall, - in short, all the characteristic features of the later gilds already appear in the statutes of these Anglo-Saxon fraternities.

  • Alms were often given even to non-gildsmen; lights were supported at certain altars; feasts and processions were held periodically; the funerals of brethren were attended; and masses for the dead were provided from the common purse or from special contributions made by the gildsmen.

  • Petersburg unattended, but also great lack of faith in the existing order, since, having discovered that through an irregularity his pay depended on the Privy Purse, he caused it to be charged to the Treasury as the first act of his tenure of office.

  • On the contrary, so great was his respect for both that, when there was a question of selling the Medici library to pay that family's debts, he saved the collection at the expense of the convent purse.

  • Escaping by way of Strassburg he found an asylum in England, where he was made a prebendary of Canterbury, received a pension from Edward VI.'s privy purse, and composed his chief work, A Trajedy or Dialogue of the unjust usurped Primacy of the Bishop of Rome (1549) This remarkable performance, originally written in Latin, is extant only in the translation of John Ponet, bishop of Winchester, a splendid specimen of nervous English.

  • The attempt to reduce the brigand-soldiery, and especially the ordinances passed by the estates of Languedoil at Orleans in 1439, which not only gave the king an aid of ioo,000 francs (an act which was later used by the king as though it were a perpetual grant and so freed him from that parliamentary control of the purse so important in England), but demanded as well royal nominations to officerships in the army, marked a gain in the royal prerogative which the nobility resolved to challenge.

  • He resigned accordingly the office of privy purse, and took leave of George III.

  • But Cornbury's embezzlement of X1500, appropriated for fortifying the Narrows connecting Upper and Lower New York Bay, united the factions against him and started the assembly in the important contest which ended in the establishment of its control over the public purse.

  • In their report the following measures were recommended: (i.) annulment of the act against promulgating illegal measures; (ii.) abolition of pay, save for the troops in the field and the archons; (iii.) restriction of the franchise to 5000 able to serve "with person and purse"; (iv.) the appointment of a special board to choose the 5000.

  • It was De la Gardie who first made Sweden the obsequious hireling of the foreign power which had the longest purse.

  • John Mill, of Queen's College, Oxford, influenced by the advice, and supported by the purse of John Fell until the latter's death, published in 1707 a critical edition of the New Testament which has still a considerable value for the scholar.

  • contributed 5000 roubles from his privy purse, and ordered that these corntithes should again be appropriated to this purpose for five years from 1812.

  • The Aztec numerals, which were vigesimal or reckoned by scores, were depicted by dots or circles up to 20, which was represented by a flag, 400 (a score of scores) by a feather, and 8000 (a score of scores of scores) by a purse; but for convenience these symbols might be halved and quartered, so that 534 might be shown by one feather, one quarter of a feather, one flag, one-half of a flag, and four dots.

  • During a tour through Kashmir with Sir Henry Lawrence he kept the purse and Sir Henry could never obtain an account from him; subsequently Sir George Lawrence accused him of embezzling the funds of the Lawrence Asylum at Kasauli; while Sir Neville Chamberlain in a published letter says of the third brother, Lord Lawrence, "I am bound to say that Lord Lawrence had no opinion of Hodson's integrity in money matters.

  • 52 to 66) he was again drawn back largely to art by his lectures as professor, whilst prosecuting his social Utopia by speech, pen, example and purse.

  • Perhaps this, as well as his meddling with astrology, caused him to be charged with practising magic, the particular accusations being that he brought back into his purse, by the aid of the devil, all the money he paid away, and that he possessed the philosopher's stone.

  • In this tribe are included Orthoptera with a large prothorax, whose eggs are enclosed in a common purse or capsule formed by the hardening of a maternal secretion.

  • On the other hand, they withdrew large tracts of fertile and productive land from taxation (one-half of the cultivated land of the vilayet was said to be administered for the sultan's privy purse), and thus greatly reduced the revenue of the vilayet.

  • The general principle on which it is based, however, is that which has received its most complete expression in the Prussian system: government by experts, checked by lay criticism and the power of the purse, and effective control by the central authorities.

  • The old terms his or purse (Soo piastres) and khazna or treasury (Iooo purses) are still occasionally used.

  • annual pension each of fifteen purses (a purse ~ 500 piastres) and other privileges, but that the government should be in the hands of the pasha.

  • The possession of a full purse materially assisted the Danish government in its domestic administration, which was indeed epoch-making.

  • Vitale at Ravenna, though built in Justinian's reign, and containing mosaic pictures of him and Theodora, does not appear to have owed anything to his mind or purse.

  • Wherever he went, his lecture-room was crowded with admiring pupils, whose homage filled his purse and enhanced his reputation.

  • He had a ready purse for men of talent, drawing them from England, Scotland, Italy, Spain and Portugal.

  • A swarm of astrologers and physicians preyed upon his fears - and his purse.

  • Its members are priests, who are bound by the obligation of celibacy, live under a common rule and with a common purse.

  • This weakness appears equally in his political and in his professional life: he would refuse practice if his purse were moderately well filled; he would sit for weeks in the Assembly in listlessness and silence, while the policy he had shaped was being gradually undermined, and then rise, brilliant as ever, but too late to avert the calamities which he foresaw.

  • He was cast out of the Society of Jesus and suspended, and during this time Cardinal Manning put his purse at Curci's disposal.

  • But the widow insisted on boarding her lodger, and Spinoza presently found the expense too great for his slender purse.

  • Another characteristic of the de la Gardie government was its gross corruption, which made Sweden the obsequious hireling of that foreign power which had the longest purse.

  • Thus the parliament held the purse; and this seemed a sufficient guarantee both of its independence and its frequent convention.

  • Above this is the kamarchin, a tunic of colored calico, cloth, Kashmir or Kermn shawl, silk, satin or velvet (gold embroidered, or otherwise), according to the time of the year and the purse and position of the wearer.

  • of Russia enabled him by the Act of Unity and Security (on the 17th of February 1789) to override the opposition of the rebellious and grossly unpatriotic gentry, and, with the approbation of the three lower estates, establish a new and revolutionary constitution, in which, though the estates still held the power of the purse, the royal authority largely predominated.

  • The Association was provided with a nominal capital of 40,000, but from the first its funds were largely supplemented from the private purse of King Leopold; and by a gradual process of evolution the work, which was originally, in name at least, international in character, became a purely Belgian enterprise.

  • out of his privy purse, and for some time after the recognition of the state this system was continued.

  • From 1890 to 1900 King Leopold is stated to have made a grant of £40,000 per annum from his private purse to the public funds.

  • The members formed themselves into an association arranged in three grades, and constituting a society or family, which lived out of a common purse in the Rue Monsigny.

  • But his methods of filling his purse were often unconstitutional and sometimes ignominious.

  • The estates had interfered perpetually in all the details of governance, by means of the power of the purse.

  • Roman statuettes of bronze, in which Mercury is represented, like the Greek Hermes, standing holding the caduceus or staff in the one hand and a purse in the other (an element very rare in purely Hellenic representations), are exceedingly common.

  • Meanwhile, however, still more was ceded to the princes than to the kings; and after a pretence of drawing the sword against the prince of Cond, rebellious through jealousy of the Italian surroundings of the queen-mothei, recourse was had to the purse.

  • Twice had Richelieu, by means of the purse and not by force of arms, succeeded in reopening the passes of the Alps and of the Rhine.

  • Her purse was always open to assist convents, monasteries, and religious works and societies of all kinds, as long as they were under the management of the Church.

  • She retrieved them from her purse and handed them to him.

  • "Soon enough," she said, tucking the tickets back into her purse.

  • "I've got her purse over here," Connie said, holding up a shiny red purse.

  • Connie handed the purse to Lisa, who immediately found her house keys.

  • I need to get my purse and clothes out of the car.

  • In her urgency, she had climbed out without her purse, so she had no money or telephone, and her cell phone was in her purse.

  • The car was a loss anyway, but her purse and clothes would be ruined.

  • The cheap vinyl cover of the purse would be watertight, protecting her cell phone – if it wasn't ruined in the crash.

  • As soon as she retrieved her purse and clothes, she could call Connie to come get her.

  • She had her purse, and it wasn't as though he had done any physical harm.

  • She lifted her purse, forcing a smile.

  • My car was burned out, but Mr. Giddon found my purse.

  • Opening her purse, she found the cell phone and pulled it out.

  • She came into the kitchen with her purse on one arm and joined the others.

  • Connie's determination softened and she dug in her purse, coming up with a pencil and an old grocery receipt.

  • Sealing the letter, she took a stamp from her purse and placed it on the envelope.

  • Sure, I'll get my purse.

  • She sat up and grabbed her purse.

  • She rose from the table and retrieved her purse.

  • She gently tugged her wrist from his hand, searching in her purse for the keys to the apartment.

  • "Nothing today," Adrena said as Cynthia dug in her purse for the box key.

  • Cynthia reached for her purse.

  • Betsy pulled a small tape recorder from her purse.

  • I'd be lying if I didn't admit we have expenses and we're limited in what we can do because of real life restraints, but we're not in this for a golden purse.

  • Betsy opened her purse and complied before reaching back and taking Molly's hand.

  • You have my purse and cell phone.

  • She retreated to her bedroom to grab her purse.

  • And I'm leaving my purse.

  • She had no money, no purse … Keys.

  • "Oh, here," she said and reached for her purse.

  • Sofia dropped her purse on the desk in her cube without removing her sunglasses.

  • Claustrophobic in the dark cave that had become her home, she grabbed her coat and purse and set out into the cold, brisk evening.

  • Sofia put her purse down and tucked her phone into her jeans.

  • Traci sprang up and snatched her purse.

  • Finally Fred O'Connor withdrew a crumpled dollar bill from his antiquated change purse and a fountain pen from his jacket pocket.

  • Dean didn't even offer a quip about Fred's tightness with a buck and his moth-eaten purse as the old man called over a waitress to do the duties.

  • She opened her purse and took out a picture of Randy Byrne and Jen.

  • Cora handed her a purse and sunglasses.

  • Deidre looked through her purse and pulled out the wallet.

  • Standing at the car digging in her purse for the key, she spied Alex's truck.

  • Tucking some tissues into her purse, she joined Bill and Katie in the living room.

  • Tears flooded her eyes and she dug in her purse for a tissue.

  • Taking a small tablet and a pencil from her purse, she put them in front of him.

  • She smiled and shoved the bill into her purse.

  • She snatched her purse and fled out the front door, running as hard as she could down the driveway.

  • She took the money in her emergency stash, grabbed her purse, and left.

  • Deidre dug through her purse as she walked and pulled out her cell, thrilled to see she had battery power.

  • She pulled her keys out of her purse and clicked the unlock button, mouth dry as the vehicle's lights blinked.

  • She beat the rush onto the metro and took up a comfortable position on the aisle side of the commuter train, book in one hand and purse in the other.

  • Katie grabbed her purse and walked quickly down a pristine hall to a placard that read Officer David.

  • She stepped back even more and clenched the purse to her body, distracted as a sleek black car pulled up to the curb.

  • She fingered the small teal evening purse hanging around her wrist, where her cell phone was.

  • Molly dug through her purse to retrieved a familiar brownish cube, like the ones Katie'd eaten to stay alive in Hell.

  • The beautiful woman pulled a card from her small purse and handed it to her.

  • She bit her lip and began to fumble with a small purse.

  • She withdrew a single sheet of paper from her purse, unfolded it and adjusted her glasses.

  • Just then, Edith returned to the room, holding out three crisp one hundred dollar bills, which she thrust toward Claire who reached out and snatched them, without so much as a thank-you, stuffing them in her purse.

  • He then reached into his pocket for his snap-top purse and extracted five worn twenty-dollar bills.

  • Check her purse for something she wrote and compare it.

  • And there were papers in her purse in her writing that matched, too.

  • She found her purse, fished them out and threw them to him.

  • She thanked him and placed it in her purse.

  • She too frowned, and then reached for her purse and withdrew an envelope, extracted a bill and slipped the money to her husband.

  • I'd just as soon get back to purse snatchers and pot smokers and leave the big boys to you.

  • Dean reached past her, grabbed her purse and dumped the contents on the table.

  • She grabbed her purse and followed him to the truck, leaping in quickly so he could close the door and get around to his side.

  • Leaving the picture and her purse in the car, she decided to look around and see if there was a carcass.

  • Grabbing her purse, she ran out the door.

  • She turned and reached for her purse, only then thinking of the fact that she had no money.

  • She tucked the card in her purse.

  • She pulled the cell phone out of her purse.

  • I had it in my purse and I never heard it ring.

  • Later that evening, a search through her purse failed to produce her telephone.

  • Apparently it had fallen out of her purse at some point.

  • When the pain finally subsided, she headed for the house to get her purse.

  • She started to cry again and Carmen pulled a fresh tissue from her purse.

  • You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.

  • She had the key to the building in her purse.

  • She opened her purse and pulled out a paper back novel.

  • She frantically threw her purse open, searching for a tissue, but a violent sneeze ripped through her lungs so quickly she barely had time to cover her mouth with her hand.

  • Pulling the cell phone from her purse, she tried calling Mr. O'Hara.

  • Megan dug some coins and her calling card from her purse.

  • Megan dug around in her purse for some change.

  • She pulled out her coin purse.

  • She slipped into a pair of white sandals and grabbed her purse, giving her long curls a toss to send them cascading down her back instead of tickling her shoulders.

  • She moved away from him, searching in her purse for the door key.

  • Clara stood and picked up her purse.

  • Grabbing her purse, she darted for the door.

  • Digging a note pad out of her purse, she labored over a note.

  • He was able to creep up, snatch a purse and run before anyone registered that the hooded youth ever approached.

  • He recovered faster and snatched her purse, rummaging through it before he dropped it on the couch.

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