Sentence Examples


  • Last night was an oasis, a slip.
  • They walked a short distance to an open atrium in the center of the house, complete with a small oasis rising up from white stone and curved benches.
  • Trickling water circled the oasis, its source a small spring in the center.
  • If what she said were true, the oasis around them was on fire.
  • One was the expedition (problematic in its motive and details) to the oracle of Zeus Ammon (Oasis of Siwa), where Alexander was hailed by the priest as son of the god, a belief which the circle of Alexander, and perhaps Alexander himself, seem hereafter to have liked to play with in that sort of semi-serious vein which still allowed him in the moments of every-day commonplace to be the son of Philip. The other action was the foundation of Alexandria at the Canopic mouth of the Nile, the place destined to be a new commercial centre for the eastern Mediterranean world which Alexander had now taken in possession, to rise to an importance which the founder, although obviously acting with intention, can hardly have foreseen (E.

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