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Example sentences for "clothe"

Lexicographically close words:
closter; closure; closures; clot; cloth; clothed; clothes; clothesline; clothespin; clotheth
  1. I cannot feed her or clothe her; I have no house and no possessions.

  2. I should be a fool if I did not, for I trow another day you will clothe me against Christmas.

  3. So Conary stripped off his raiment and went naked through the night to Tara, where all the roads were being watched by chiefs having changes of royal raiment with them to clothe the man who should come according to the prophecy.

  4. When Conary meets them they clothe him and bring him in, and he is proclaimed King of Erin.

  5. Accordingly, acquainting his father with his purpose, he took order with him to have at once that which he was to give him in six months, so he might clothe and horse himself and make an honourable figure.

  6. At a trade you may receive for him barely a sufficiency to board and clothe him, but nothing more.

  7. If God so clothe the grass of the field, which to-day is, and to-morrow is cast into the oven, will he not clothe us?

  8. But mother is not able to board and clothe me.

  9. His enemies will I clothe with shame: but upon himself shall his crown flourish.

  10. I will also clothe her priests with salvation: and her saints shall shout aloud for joy.

  11. It was indeed a happy departure from the ruder fooling of the newspaper paragrapher of that day to clothe satire on current events and every-day affairs in the innocent simplicity of the nursery.

  12. How clothe in beauty each familiar scene, Till all was classic on my native green!

  13. Ah, wouldst thou clothe thyself in breathing shape And nestle at my side, my voice should lend Whate'er my verse may lack of tender rhythm To make thee listen.

  14. Break down the sinews, rack the brow with pains, Blanch the right cheek and drain the purple veins, To clothe the mind with more extended sway, Thus faintly struggling in degenerate clay?

  15. To himself the internal meaning was sun-clear; but the material with which he was to clothe it in utterance was not there.

  16. Besides, it will clothe itself with due semblance by and by, if it be real.

  17. All substances clothe themselves in forms: but there are suitable true forms, and then there are untrue unsuitable.

  18. It has thus been attempted in our own day, with tedious solemnity, to clothe in a scientific garb the quaintly-devised fiction of the humorous Holbert.

  19. If then God so clothe the grass, which is to day in the field, and to morrow is cast into the oven; how much more will he clothe you, O ye of little faith?

  20. I clothe the heavens with blackness, and I make sackcloth their covering.

  21. Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith?

  22. As I live, saith the LORD, thou shalt surely clothe thee with them all, as with an ornament, and bind them on thee, as a bride doeth.

  23. Ye eat the fat, and ye clothe you with the wool, ye kill them that are fed: but ye feed not the flock.

  24. Then was the queen exceedingly grieved; and she sent raiment to clothe Mordecai, and to take away his sackcloth from him: but he received it not.

  25. And unto him he said, Behold, I have caused thine iniquity to pass from thee, and I will clothe thee with change of raiment.

  26. Give her what she wants to eat, get her what she wants to wear [literally, fill her stomach, clothe her back].

  27. I could name you many officers who, a short time ago, had scarcely the means to clothe themselves, who to-day possess three or four hundred thousand florins in specie.

  28. I ask nothing of you, and would prefer to return home poor and naked rather than to clothe and enrich myself at your expense.

  29. We know bare facts; it is only the general experience of human beings in like condition which can clothe them with life.

  30. My fyne clothe gowne welted with velvett and faced with Damaske.

  31. Mr. Geddie had his voice and demeanour attuned to sad solemnity and love, but the words which these sentiments were to clothe were slow to arrive.

  32. She was a woman with a head rather than a heart, and it was when feeling was presented to her through the imagination rather than her own emotions, that she was able to realize, seize and clothe it in expression.

  33. Therefore it is well to cut some of the weaker young shoots back to two or three feet to clothe the base, leaving the strong ones their full length.

  34. He brought me the sum of a hundred sequins, and my first care was to clothe my companion, and afterwards myself.

  35. But if, accustomed as we are to clothe ourselves, the face is the smallest factor in our perfect happiness, how is it that the face plays the principal part in rendering a man amorous?

  36. I clothe myself in the long white robe, the work of a virgin's innocent hands.

  37. Marcoline washed the marchioness and proceeded to clothe her, and did so with such a graceful charm that Madame d'Urfe followed the inspiration of her good genius, and threw her magnificent necklace over the Undine's neck.

  38. How could one clothe a beautiful ideal like Undine?

  39. You have beautiful thoughts, and you clothe them in beautiful words.

  40. But every village might possess a hero whom the imagination of Ellinor could clothe with unreal graces, and to whom the lovingness of her disposition might bias her affections.

  41. By his very nature, man must clothe all gods with some human passions and attributes, unless, like a large number of savages, he leaves his high God severely alone, and is the slave of fetishes and spectres.

  42. If they can operate clothing factories to clothe soldiers, they can operate them to clothe citizens.

  43. Tell him to clothe you in rags; and when you hear the tramp of horses, hide yourself, and don't venture from your concealment until they are gone.

  44. At that time it was the fashion to clothe children in garments similar to those worn by their elders.

  45. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "clothe" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.