Sentence Examples

  • But some of the most valuable products of the island, as camphor and rattan, are to be found in the upland forests, and the Chinese, whenever they ventured too far in search of these products, fell into ambushes of hill-men who neither gave nor sought quarter, and who regarded a Chinese skull as a specially attractive article of household furniture.
  • For the most part he steals upon it in the manner of a cat, or ambushes himself near to the water or a pathway frequented by game.