Sentence Examples


  • The crannog of Cloonfinlough in Connaught had a triple stockade of oak piles, connected by horizontal stretchers and enclosing an area 130 ft., in diameter, laid with trunks of oak trees.
  • Out of an army of a hundred thousand we must expect at least twenty thousand wounded, and we haven't stretchers, or bunks, or dressers, or doctors enough for six thousand.
  • Disregarding the officers' orders, the soldiers stood leaning against their stretchers and gazing intently, as if trying to comprehend the difficult problem of what was taking place before them.
  • At that instant the sun began to hide behind the clouds, and other stretchers came into view before Rostov.
  • And the fear of death and of the stretchers, and love of the sun and of life, all merged into one feeling of sickening agitation.