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.
  • He died at Blackheath on the 7th of September 1836, and was buried beside Halley in the churchyard of Lee.
  • 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?

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