Sentence Examples


  • Penetrating the peninsula, and advancing like a glacier or half-liquid stream of mud, they occupied the valley of the P0, and moved slowly downward through the centre of the country.
  • In the fireside narrative of Captain Sleet, entitled "A Voyage among the Icebergs, in quest of the Greenland Whale, and incidentally for the re-discovery of the Lost Icelandic Colonies of Old Greenland;" in this admirable volume, all standers of mast-heads are furnished with a charmingly circumstantial account of the then recently invented CROW'S-NEST of the Glacier, which was the name of Captain Sleet's good craft.
  • So suddenly seen in the blue plain of the sea, and relieved against the still bluer margin of the sky, the spray that he raised, for the moment, intolerably glittered and glared like a glacier; and stood there gradually fading and fading away from its first sparkling intensity, to the dim mistiness of an advancing shower in a vale.
  • Black glacier. The pitch, expanding under the burning sun of day,
  • If boredom sets in, she flies up to Alaska for low glacier hiking.

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