Sentence Examples


  • Her lip was still mending, but otherwise she didn't look as bad as expected.
  • These three systems seem once to have formed a continuous series; the menhirs, many of which have been broken up for road-mending and other purposes, have diminished in number by some thousands in modern times.
  • In 1742 a workman named Thomas Bolsover was mending the handle of a knife made of silver and copper, when, accidentally overheating it, he caused the metals to fuse and flow, and found that as a consequence the silver adhered to the copper as a thin coating.
  • There is no reason to doubt that most of the records have at least a basis of fact, for the cases are in accord with well-attested phenomena of a similar nature at the present day; but there are others, such as the miraculous mending of a broken vase, which suggest either invention or trickery.
  • In 1840 Millet went back to Greville, where he painted "Sailors Mending a Sail" and a few other pictures - reminiscences of Cherbourg life.
 

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