Sentence Examples

  • It can't always be white picket fences and cottages.
  • Cushing himself swam to the swamps on the river bank, and after wading among them for hours reached a Federal picket boat.
  • Besides the soldiers who formed the picket line on either side, there were many curious onlookers who, jesting and laughing, stared at their strange foreign enemies.
  • Since early morning--despite an injunction not to approach the picket line--the officers had been unable to keep sight-seers away.
  • The soldiers forming the picket line, like showmen exhibiting a curiosity, no longer looked at the French but paid attention to the sight-seers and grew weary waiting to be relieved.

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