Sentence Examples with the word pet

Oh, he lets me pet him now, but he doesn't want me to pick him up.

State liquor control was another of his pet ideas; and he helped greatly towards licensing reform by the institution of the Public House Trust, in which he took a leading part.

The more important places of northern Siam include Chieng Mai, the capital of the north, Chieng Rai, near the northern frontier; Lampun, also known as Labong (originally Haribunchai), the first Lao settlement in Siam; Lampang, Tern, Nan and Pre, each the seat of a Lao chief and of a Siamese commissioner; Utaradit, Pichai, Pichit, Pechabun and Raheng, the last of importance as a timber station, with Phitsnulok, Sukhotai, Swankalok, Kampeng Pet and Nakhon Sawan, former capitals of Khmer-Siamese kingdoms, and at present the headquarters of provincial governments.

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All this time you haven't allowed yourself to have a pet simply because your father thought every animal on the place should earn its keep.

Sarah slowly bent and pet her.

Cynthia leaned over as they drew near one and tried to pet it, but the cow moved away a few steps and began grazing again.

It was only a pet calf that had come there to browse among the bushes.

Eureka is the sweet pet of a lovely little girl whom we all admire, and gentleness and innocence are her chief virtues.

Now Lucy was the pet of the school.

Pierre had managed to start a conversation with the abbe about the balance of power, and the latter, evidently interested by the young man's simple-minded eagerness, was explaining his pet theory.