Sentence Examples

  • Princess Mary shuddered; her nurse, putting down the stocking she was knitting, went to the window and leaning out tried to catch the open casement.
  • Various other food-fishes, both marine and fresh-water, can be kept in ponds for longer or shorter periods, but refuse to breed, while in other cases the fry obtained from captive breeders will not develop. Consequently there are two main types of pisciculture to be distinguished: (1) the rearing in confinement of young fishes to an edible stage, and (2) the stocking of natural waters with eggs or fry from captured breeders.
  • "It means that Anna Makarovna has finished her stocking," said Countess Mary.
  • The over-stocking of the ranges has caused much loss in the past, and the almost total eradication of fine native grasses over extended areas.
  • He was in his stocking feet, snowy boots left by the back door after his day at the library and museum.

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