Sentence Examples


  • They generally associate in herds, and spend most of the day in covert on the banks, feeding in the evening and morning.
  • In the subsequent years Mantineia still found opportunity to give the Athenians covert help, and during the Corinthian War (394387) scarcely disguised its sympathy with the anti-Spartan league.
  • The oasis of the Otradnoe covert came in sight a few hundred yards off, the huntsmen were already nearing it.
  • This singular romance is diversified by, or, to speak more properly, it is the vehicle of the most bewildering abundance of digression, burlesque amplification, covert satire on things political, social and religious, miscellaneous erudition of the literary and scientific kind.
  • And if a man converted woodlands within the forest into arable land, he was guilty of the offence known as "assarting," whether the covert belonged to himself or not.