Sentence Examples

  • Almost everywhere fly is pronounced for flit, consey for consell.
  • Graceful in form and active in motion, sun-birds flit from flower to flower, feeding on small insects which are attracted by the nectar and on the nectar itself; but this is usually done while perched and rarely on the wing as is the habit of humming-birds.
  • Gedeon, o "Aecws (Constantinople, 1885); P. Meyer, " Beitrage zur Kenntniss der neueren Geschichte and des gegenwartigen Zustandes der Athoskluster," in Zeitschrift fiir Kirchengeschichte, 1890; Die Haupturkunden flit' die Geschichte der Athoskloster (Leipzig,1894); G.
  • She is the subject of a beautiful poem by Longfellow, "Santa Filomena," and the popular estimate of her character and mission was summed up in a particularly felicitous anagram, Flit on, cheering angel.

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