Sentence Examples


  • "In the movies that would be considered a very"—she annunciated each syllable—"pro-voc-a-tive line."
  • It was the idea also, that this same spermaceti was that quickening humor of the Greenland Whale which the first syllable of the word literally expresses.
  • O head! thou hast seen enough to split the planets and make an infidel of Abraham, and not one syllable is thine!
  • Gradually from naming an object we advance step by step until we have traversed the vast distance between our first stammered syllable and the sweep of thought in a line of Shakespeare.
  • My eyes fill with tears now as I think how my mother pressed me close to her, speechless and trembling with delight, taking in every syllable that I spoke, while little Mildred seized my free hand and kissed it and danced, and my father expressed his pride and affection in a big silence.

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