Sentence Examples


  • His eyes were wiser, his face firmer with few signs of the troubled youth she remembered.
  • Holding by a shroud, Starbuck was standing on the quarter-deck; at every flash of the lightning glancing aloft, to see what additional disaster might have befallen the intricate hamper there; while Stubb and Flask were directing the men in the higher hoisting and firmer lashing of the boats.
  • The shiners, pouts, and perch also, and indeed all the fishes which inhabit this pond, are much cleaner, handsomer, and firmer-fleshed than those in the river and most other ponds, as the water is purer, and they can easily be distinguished from them.
  • My father then insisted on a delay of a year and now already six months, half of that period, have passed, and my resolution is firmer than ever.
  • Rorqual whales such as the fin and minke whales have much shorter, firmer baleen and feed by gulping.

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