Sentence Examples


  • What means that little word?--What death-knell rings in it, that old Ahab shakes as if he were the belfry.
  • He had no food for himself but gathered an armful of straw for the horse and knell down to pray.
  • But redundancy need not be the death knell for a building; new uses can be found in most cases.
  • Toll on, thou passing bell; Ring out my doleful knell; Let thy sound my death tell.
  • In 1838 the railroad ran from London through St Albans to Birmingham and sounded the death knell of stage-coaching.

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