Usage examples for Pens

  1. The engaged young ladies only whisper the news through the very depths of their pink note- paper, and are supposed to blush as they communicate the tidings by their pens even in the retirement of their own rooms. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  2. An old wine- coloured armchair of low and comfortable appearance, near the centre of the room, is surrounded by a litter of manuscripts, books, ink, pens and newspapers, as though some one had already been up to his neck in labour, though by a grandfather's clock it is only eleven. – The Fugitive (Third Series Plays) by John Galsworthy
  3. Both started at the foot of the ladder, and met with a hard, long struggle for recognition; both found it equally difficult to earn their living by their pens both were assisted by most devoted friends, and both finally achieved a reputation among the highest in their own time. – The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns