Sentence Examples

  • The church of St Mary the Virgin rises on an eminence on the outskirts of the town.
  • He slowed as he reached an intersection and made his way through the town to the outskirts, where small houses lined the street.
  • Some who live in the outskirts, having come to town a-shopping in their wagons, have been obliged to put up for the night; and gentlemen and ladies making a call have gone half a mile out of their way, feeling the sidewalk only with their feet, and not knowing when they turned.
  • The infantry regiments that had been caught unawares in the outskirts of the wood ran out of it, the different companies getting mixed, and retreated as a disorderly crowd.
  • She agreed to meet him at a highway coffee shop he remembered on the outskirts of Bala Cynwyd, in an hour and a half.

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