Sentence Examples


  • It was already nearing eight o'clock.
  • Among his most important canvases must be reckoned "The Pilot Cutter" in 1866, "The Salmon Poachers" in 1869, "The Lifeboat" in 1876, "Highland Pastures" in 1878, "The Beached Margent of the Sea" in 1880, "The Newhaven Packet" (bought by the Birmingham Corporation), and "Catspaws off the Land" (bought by the Chantrey Fund trustees); in 1885, "Mount's Bay" (bought by the Manchester Corporation) in 1886, "Nearing the Needles" in 1888, "Machrihanish Bay, Cantyre," in 1892, "Hove-to for a Pilot" in 1893, and "Glen Orchy," a landscape, in 1895.
  • They must be nearing their destination.
  • It was nearing noon when the emperor reached the front with the Young Guard, whom he had personally hurried forward.
  • Whilst the bureaucracy of the ancie-n rgime sought for desperate expedients to prolong its domination, the whole social Th body gave signs of a yet distant but ever nearing discun~ integration.
 

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