Sentence Examples


  • There's not a chance in a mil­lion your boy was 50 miles from the drop so don't give Baratto any excuse to clam up on me.
  • He married in 1847 the countess Clam-Martinic, but there was no issue of the marriage.
  • I considered the matter a moment, and then up stairs we went, and I was ushered into a small room, cold as a clam, and furnished, sure enough, with a prodigious bed, almost big enough indeed for any four harpooneers to sleep abreast.
  • Upon making known our desires for a supper and a bed, Mrs. Hussey, postponing further scolding for the present, ushered us into a little room, and seating us at a table spread with the relics of a recently concluded repast, turned round to us and said--"Clam or Cod?"
  • "Clam or Cod?" she repeated.

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