Sentence Examples


  • He owns a large Spanish land grant – oil wells and such.
  • The roads were muddy, and the first of several wells she saw teemed with dirty water.
  • JOHN STILL (c. 1543-1608), bishop of Bath and Wells, formerly reputed to be the author of Gammer Gurton's Needle, was born about 1543 at Grantham, Lincolnshire.
  • Still was vice-chancellor of his university in1575-1576and again in 1592-1593, and was raised to the bishopric of Bath and Wells in 1593.
  • In 1771 Thomas Jefferson described a " burning spring " in the Kanawha Valley, and when wells were drilled for salt brine near Charleston petroleum and natural gas were found here before there was any drilling for oil in Pennsylvania.

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