Sentence Examples


  • "Vengeance on a dumb brute!" cried Starbuck, "that simply smote thee from blindest instinct!
  • No turbaned Turk, no hired Venetian or Malay, could have smote him with more seeming malice.
  • The jaw-bone tiller smote my side, which leaned against it; in my ears was the low hum of sails, just beginning to shake in the wind; I thought my eyes were open; I was half conscious of putting my fingers to the lids and mechanically stretching them still further apart.
  • Ahab staggered; his hand smote his forehead.
  • Retribution, swift vengeance, eternal malice were in his whole aspect, and spite of all that mortal man could do, the solid white buttress of his forehead smote the ship's starboard bow, till men and timbers reeled.

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