Sentence Examples


  • The campaign was unusually animated - only the Whig campaign for William Henry Harrison in 1840 is comparable to it: there were great torchlight processions of "wide-awake" clubs, which did "railfence," or zigzag, marches, and carried rails in honour of their candidate, the "rail-splitter."
  • Dean woke with a start in the darkened room, as wide-awake as mid-day of a grade school vacation.
  • Neither attachment nor even habit impresses him; never tame, though not wide-awake enough to be exactly wild."