Sentence Examples


  • Thus, the foreground is all raging commotion; but behind, in admirable artistic contrast, is the glassy level of a sea becalmed, the drooping unstarched sails of the powerless ship, and the inert mass of a dead whale, a conquered fortress, with the flag of capture lazily hanging from the whale-pole inserted into his spout-hole.
  • The forest has never so good a setting, nor is so distinctly beautiful, as when seen from the middle of a small lake amid hills which rise from the water's edge; for the water in which it is reflected not only makes the best foreground in such a case, but, with its winding shore, the most natural and agreeable boundary to it.
  • Forest. The two trees nearer the foreground are healthy, medium-sized
  • In the foreground is a broken amphora, in the process of being excavated in a house just outside the citadel walls.
  • You can see the cathode electrode in the foreground streaming electrons to the grid or slice plate and then onto the aluminum anode plate.

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