Sentence Examples


  • Martha was toddled off to bed for her final night under Bird Song's ancient eaves, the doors locked and pajamas donned before Dean resurrected the question of Fred's curious reaction to the jury summons.
  • Meanwhile, the wind whistled around the eaves and rattled the plastic covering on the windows, persistently seeking a port of entry.
  • Some two years prior to my first learning the events which I am about rehearsing to you, gentlemen, the Town-Ho, Sperm Whaler of Nantucket, was cruising in your Pacific here, not very many days' sail eastward from the eaves of this good Golden Inn.
  • Suddenly an influx of light filled my house, though the evening was at hand, and the clouds of winter still overhung it, and the eaves were dripping with sleety rain.
  • We ate supper crouched in the thatched eaves of the ablution block lit by a wavering candle.

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