Sentence Examples


  • The total quantity of scraps of bone may have amounted to a wineglassful.
  • In his absent-minded way Tennyson was very apt to mislay objects; in earlier life he had lost the MS. of Poems, chiefly Lyrical, and had been obliged to restore the whole from scraps and memory.
  • Scraps from the table coaxed him out even during the daylight hours - but only when she stepped back into the house.
  • Any little scraps I can get.
  • The fact that scraps of poetical phraseology are specially numerous in the earlier suras, enables us to understand why the prosaic mercantile community of Mecca regarded their eccentric townsman as a " poet," or even a possessed poet."