Sentence Examples


  • The fire leaped into life; the flames encircled me so that in a moment my clothes were blazing.
  • In place of its ancient fortifications Angouleme is encircled by boulevards known as the Remparts, from which fine views may be obtained in all directions.
  • It is picturesquely situated at the head of the valley of a small tributary of the Derwent, at an elevation exceeding 500 ft., and is almost encircled by sharply rising hills.
  • The Mediterranean is all that remains of a great ocean which at an early geological epoch, before the formation of the Atlantic, encircled half the globe along a line of latitude.
  • These at first encircled the whole border; but soon it became customary to substitute for them square patches of embroidery or precious fabrics.
 

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