Sentence Examples

  • By rail) though incapacitated by its site from growing into a large town, is more readily accessible for shipping, and has extensive piers and a graving dock.
  • The harbour is enclosed by two stone piers, and there is good anchorage in the bay.
  • The oldest mention of Robin Hood at present known occurs in the second edition - what is called the B text - of Piers the Plowman, the date of which is about 1377.
  • In the rolls of parliament of 1437 mention is made of Piers Venables, a robber who took to the woods "like as it had been Robin Hood and his meyne."
  • The walls, piers and arches, are all built in brick, covered with stucco, a great portion of which is preserved down to the present day.

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