Sentence Examples


  • It was a brief lapse of concentration from his purpose at hand, catching the yellow-clad figure flowing through the curves and bends below him.
  • In spite of the time lapse between practice sessions, she did well enough to win his praise.
  • But there are instances where, after the lapse of many hours or several days, the sunken whale again rises, more buoyant than in life.
  • "Why sing ye not out for him, if ye see him?" cried Ahab, when, after the lapse of some minutes since the first cry, no more had been heard.
  • In spite of the lapse of years, they seem so close to me that I should not think it strange if at any moment they should clasp my hand and speak words of endearment as they used to before they went away.

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