Sentence Examples


  • A massive collection of sinister looking implements was growing—tools of their trade, all apparently necessary in order to remain aloft when maneuvering up or down perpendicular columns of frozen water.
  • Dean held it aloft for Fred to see.
  • Plain in plumage, being greyish brown above and dull white below, while its quills are dingy black, variegated with white, there is little about the mocking-bird's appearance beyond its graceful form to recommend it; but the lively gesticulations it exhibits are very attractive, and therein its European rival in melody is far surpassed, for the cock-bird mounts aloft in rapid circling flight, and, alighting on a conspicuous perch, pours forth his ever-changing song to the delight of all listeners; while his actions in attendance on his mate are playfully demonstrative and equally interest the observer.
  • But, if he have patience, he will see it mount aloft and there execute a series of aerial evolutions of an astounding kind.
  • He took off his funnel hat and from beneath it produced a tiny white piglet, which he held aloft that all might see it clearly.

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