Sentence Examples


  • Do you ever miss the countryside? she asked.
  • But Bolingbroke had already seized Chester, and was marching against him at the head of such a large army that the countryside refused to stir.
  • In the countryside the insurrection was accompanied by wholesale burnings of manor-rolls, the hunting down of unpopular bailiffs and landlords, and a special crusade against the commissioners of the poll-tax and the justices who had been enforcing the Statute of Laborers.
  • It was coal country, or had been, as much of the depressed countryside screamed of poverty.
  • As in the 16th century immense quantities of bullion were imported by the treasury, and were lavished upon war, luxury and the Church, while agriculture and manufactures continued to decline, and the countryside was depopulated by emigration to Brazil.