Sentence Examples


  • As he hurried down the narrow plank catwalk atop the penstock, he caught sight of a woman stumbling toward him.
  • This subsequently formed the first plank of the Labour platform.
  • In the Democratic national convention at Chicago in 1896, during a long and heated debate with regard to the party platform, Bryan, in advocating the "plank" declaring for the free coinage of silver, of which he was the author, delivered a celebrated speech containing the passage, "You shall not press down upon the brow of labour this crown of thorns; you shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold."
  • In the National Republican Convention of 1896 his influence did much to secure the adoption of the gold standard "plank" of the party's platform.
  • The process of reckless deforestation is perceptible in certain districts.

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