Sentence Examples


  • Then she started out at a lumbering run toward Carmen.
  • One farmer says to me, "You cannot live on vegetable food solely, for it furnishes nothing to make bones with"; and so he religiously devotes a part of his day to supplying his system with the raw material of bones; walking all the while he talks behind his oxen, which, with vegetable-made bones, jerk him and his lumbering plow along in spite of every obstacle.
  • With such huge and lumbering civility the country hands a chair to the city.
  • Night after night the geese came lumbering in the dark with a clangor and a whistling of wings, even after the ground was covered with snow, some to alight in Walden, and some flying low over the woods toward Fair Haven, bound for Mexico.
  • Reed kept glancing back to check it was still lumbering up behind them.

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