Sentence Examples


  • At twelve the boy was placed on the foundation of St Paul's School (then in St Paul's Churchyard), and in his nineteenth year he obtained an open scholarship at Balliol.
  • Not so the sailor, beholding the scenery of the Antarctic seas; where at times, by some infernal trick of legerdemain in the powers of frost and air, he, shivering and half shipwrecked, instead of rainbows speaking hope and solace to his misery, views what seems a boundless churchyard grinning upon him with its lean ice monuments and splintered crosses.
  • Come hither! put up THY gravestone, too, within the churchyard, and come hither, till we marry thee!
  • Hast thou ever helped carry a bier, and heard the coffin knock against the churchyard gate, going in?
  • The Suffolk Wildlife Trust cares for the churchyard which abounds with wild flowers in the early summer.

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