Sentence Examples


  • The old black, not in any very high glee at having been previously roused from his warm hammock at a most unseasonable hour, came shambling along from his galley, for, like many old blacks, there was something the matter with his knee-pans, which he did not keep well scoured like his other pans; this old Fleece, as they called him, came shuffling and limping along, assisting his step with his tongs, which, after a clumsy fashion, were made of straightened iron hoops; this old Ebony floundered along, and in obedience to the word of command, came to a dead stop on the opposite side of Stubb's sideboard; when, with both hands folded before him, and resting on his two-legged cane, he bowed his arched back still further over, at the same time sideways inclining his head, so as to bring his best ear into play.
  • Here, take this lantern," snatching one from his sideboard; "now then, go and preach to 'em!"
  • In our front room was a beautiful mahogany sideboard with an oval mirror.
  • Furnished with a sofa, dining table and 4 chairs with matching sideboard and coffee table.
  • Today it makes an ideal sideboard in the dining room, or a stylish cabinet for bedroom or living room storage.

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