Sentence Examples


  • Her body had been cut free and moved to the downstairs to await a hearse from Montrose.
  • And it is much to be deplored that the place to which you devote so considerable a portion of the whole term of your natural life, should be so sadly destitute of anything approaching to a cosy inhabitiveness, or adapted to breed a comfortable localness of feeling, such as pertains to a bed, a hammock, a hearse, a sentry box, a pulpit, a coach, or any other of those small and snug contrivances in which men temporarily isolate themselves.
  • Whereupon planting his feet firmly against two opposite planks of the boat, the gigantic negro, stooping a little, presented his flat palm to Flask's foot, and then putting Flask's hand on his hearse-plumed head and bidding him spring as he himself should toss, with one dexterous fling landed the little man high and dry on his shoulders.
  • But, avast; here comes our old Manxman--the old hearse-driver, he must have been, that is, before he took to the sea.
  • Have I not said, old man, that neither hearse nor coffin can be thine?

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