Sentence Examples


  • The viking ship had but one large and heavy square sail.
  • There is certainly a historical connexion between the ships which the tribes on the Baltic possessed in the days of Tacitus and the viking ships (Keary, The Vikings in Western Europe, pp. 108-9): a fact which would lead us to believe that the art of shipbuilding had been better preserved there than elsewhere in northern Europe.
  • At the same time, the significance which the word " viking " has had in our language is due in part to a false etymology, connecting the word with " king "; the effect of which still remains in the customary pronunciation vi-king instead of vik-ing, now so much embedded in the language that it is a pedantry to try and change it.
  • For the viking attacks in the 5th (or 6th) territory, our own country, the course of events is much clearer.
  • But in every country alike the wave of viking conquest now begins to recede.
 

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