By this time Mr. john hay came up and told the line was joined.
john hay, full of cheer and wit, was abroad as a secretary of legation.
The first step led to London where john hay was to be established.
john hay tried in vain to persuade her to wait a few minutes.
He was welcomed by john hay, a delightful young man of twenty-three, one of the President's two private secretaries.
She was the chosen woman, chosen by him out of all Europe—and lost by john hay!
john hay was one of the most delightful of companions, one of the most charming of all men of cultivation and action.
Colonel john hay, of Washington, was one of the spectators of this curious scene.
john hay had an acquaintance with the best traditions of American statesmanship which falls to the lot of few men.
The following correspondence reveals the fine diplomacy which made the name of john hay known throughout the world.
"grass mown," Old English heg (Anglian), hieg, hig (West Saxon) "grass cut or mown for fodder," from Proto-Germanic *haujam (cf. Old Norse hey, Old Frisian ha, Middle Dutch hoy, German Heu, Gothic hawi "hay"), literally "that which is cut," or "that which can be mowed," from PIE *kau- "to hew, strike" (cf. Old English heawan "to cut;" see hew). Slang phrase hit the hay (pre-1880) was originally "to sleep in a barn;" hay in the general figurative sense of "bedding" (e.g. roll in the hay) is from 1903.