Sentence Examples


  • The hammock was universal in the tropics, and chairs of wood or stone.
  • Sometimes we sat in the hammock, and teacher read to me.
  • Danh-gbi has numerous wives, who until 1857 took part in a public procession from which the profane crowd was excluded; a python was carried round the town in a hammock, perhaps as a ceremony for the expulsion of evils.
  • As we hastened through the long grass toward the hammock, the grasshoppers swarmed about us and fastened themselves on our clothes, and I remember that my teacher insisted upon picking them all off before we sat down, which seemed to me an unnecessary waste of time.
  • The hammock was covered with pine needles, for it had not been used while my teacher was away.