Thou in a sentence

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Definition of Thou

  • The second personal pronoun, in the singular number, denoting the person addressed; thyself; the pronoun which is used in addressing persons in the solemn or poetical style.
  • To address as thou, esp. to do so in order to treat with insolent familiarity or contempt.
  • To use the words thou and thee in discourse after the manner of the Friends.
  • the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100

How to use thou in a sentence. Thou pronunciation.

Some months later the following letter came to David Claridge in Cairo from Faith Claridge in Hamley: David, I write thee from the village and the land of the people which thou didst once love so well.
Yet I would buy thee to remain here-here at my court; here by my hand which will give thee the labour thou lovest, and will defend thee if defence be needed.
What Joseph the Israelite did, thou canst do; for I am no more unjust than was that Rameses whom Joseph served.
This still Quaker, with the white shining face and pontifical hat, with his address of "thee" and "thou," and his forms of speech almost Oriental in their imagery and simplicity, himself an archaism, had impressed them with a sense of power.
He struck-come, and thou shalt see.
Thou comest from high places-from Kaid.
Thou just Judge of Israel, for Thou hast made me, and Thou knowest whereof I am made.
When, in the night, I heard Uncle Benn calling, when in the Meeting-house voices said, 'Come away, come away, and labour, thou art idle,' I could hear my heart beat in the ardour to be off.
Thou wouldst remake our Egypt-and my heart is with you.
If I laboured for better things outside Kaid's Palace, how long dost thou think I should escape the Nile, or the diamond-dust in my coffee?
Men will call thee mad, if thou remainest honest, but that is within thine own bosom and with fate.
For me, thou hast taken my place, and more.
Excellency, I have now great riches-since Death smote Foorgat Bey in the forehead" -still his eyes conveyed no meaning, though Hylda shrank back-"and I would use them for the good thou wouldst do here.
Thou, I doubt not, are of his kin.
It would seem so, though I ask pardon if it be not so-wilt thou not urge his Excellency to restore me to Kaid's favour?
Madame, perhaps in England thou mayst have known my brother.
Then to Hylda, making lower salutation still, he said: "Thou hast lifted from my neck the yoke.
Thou hast saved me from the shadow and the dust.
He brought the word to me that thou wast here now.

Examples of Thou

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Does thee love them still?
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They gave thee sour bread to eat ere thy going, but yet thee didst grind the flour for the baking.
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Kaid has never besought men, but he beseeches thee.
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Is not truth cheaper than falsehood?