Sentence Examples


  • Xander was right; she was drowning, and he was all that kept her from going under.
  • From Nancy he marched against the Swiss, hanging and drowning the garrison of Granson in spite of the capitulation.
  • Yet Turreau's crimes were almost surpassed by Carrier, the representative on mission at Nantes, who, finding the guillotine too slow in the destruction of his prisoners, adopted the plan of drowning them wholesale.
  • Baptism was the first plank thrown out to save the drowning man, "confession" the second, and there was no third chance.
  • To be but a hand's-breadth below the surface of the sea ensures drowning as infallibly as to be five hundred fathoms deep. Now the wise man is drawn as perfect.
 

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