Sentence Examples


  • The sky is continuously cloudless from the beginning of May till about the end of October; during the summer months the nights as a rule are dewy, except in the desert.
  • Often the word thus extruded is irrecoverable; Ginevra, 125 sqq., "The matin winds from the expanded flowers I Scatter their hoarded incense and awaken I The earth, until the dewy sleep is shaken From every living heart which it possesses I Through seas and winds, cities and wildernesses"; the second "winds" is a repetition of the first, but what should stand in its place, - "lands" or "strands" or "waves" or something else - no one can say.
  • As a winged youth, slumbering in a standing attitude, his legs crossed, his countenance flushed with wine, his head - which is sunk upon his breast - crowned with dewy flowers, his left hand feebly grasping a hunting spear, his right an inverted torch.
  • Dewy dawn, or benediction of the closing day in any rural solitude.
  • Dewy grass of nearby Hyde Park.

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