Sentence Examples


  • Sculptured panels, with conventional motives, peacocks, eagles devouring hares, peacocks drinking from a cup on a tall pillar, are let into both exterior and interior walls, as are roundels of precious marbles, sawn from columns of porphyry, serpentine, verd antique, &c. The adoption of veneer for decoration prohibited any deep cutting, and almost all the sculpture is shallow.
  • Resigned to the inquisition, he settled down in his chair with two cans of beer and a piece of apple pie, devouring the pie with a combination of guilt and gusto.
  • Starting from the assertion of Moses that God is " a devouring fire " (Deut.
  • It took every ounce of her willpower to keep from devouring his body with her eyes.
  • Ten minutes later, she sat at a picnic table, devouring the crispy-sweet treats.